- The immediate vacancy is located in the Departmental Personnel Office of the Department of Health.
$9,726 to $15,565 per month (EM-07, Minimum to Maximum)
Note: Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant's qualifications, and other relevant factors.
A continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the
State of Hawaii's Civil Service Job Opportunities Listing
page of our website.
The Departmental Human Resources Officer (DHRO) IV represents the most senior level in the DHRO series and has staff responsibility for the Department’s personnel program, including the development and administration of policies and procedures to meet the human resource needs of the Department.This position is located in the Departmental Personnel Office, Department of Health and is responsible for the Department's personnel program, including the development and administration of policies and procedures to meet the human resource needs of the Department and serves as the principal advisor to the Director of Health, and his/her deputy directors on all personnel management matters.
The duties of the position include administering, formulating, interpreting, and advising management at all levels of personnel management activities such as recruitment, placement, classification and compensation, training and employee relations, labor relations/collective bargaining, maintenance of personnel records and reports, incentive and service awards, health and safety, workers' compensation, organization and staffing, and certain aspects of equal employment opportunity/affirmative action, and the American with Disabilities Act. To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:
A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.
Three and one-half years of progressively responsible experience
in one or any combination of human resources management functions ; i.e., recruitment, placement, examination, position classification, pay or wage administration, employee management relations services, employee development, personnel program development, personnel research, and labor relations.
At least one year of the Specialized Experience must have been comparable in scope and responsibility to that of the class Human Resources Specialist IV, i.e., the fully independent journey worker who performs HR assignments which regularly encompass complex problems combined with the responsibility for management advisory service; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Staff Specialist or Supervisory Experience:
Two years of either staff specialist and/or supervisory experience as described in
A. Staff Specialist Experience:
Human resources specialist and/or labor relations experience
performing work regularly encompassing difficult and complex situations and problems with responsibility for furnishing advisory services to management in the overall aspects of program development and evaluation;
Human resources specialist and/or labor relations experience
performing extensive and intensive work on the most complex and difficult assignments in program development and evaluation, development of new and revised procedures, review of working situations to assure that departments are following guidelines for sound personnel practices, development of legislative proposals or analysis of the impact of proposed legislation, and conduct of research aimed towards improving the personnel administration system.
B. Supervisory Experience:
Experience in the field of
human resources management or labor relations.
which included (1) planning and directing the work of others; (2) assigning and reviewing their work; (3) advising them on difficult problem areas; (4) timing and scheduling their work; and (5) training and developing them.
One (1) year of experience in the field of human resources management and/or labor relations which involved active participation in and major responsibility for the development, management, execution, and coordination of policies, activities, and programs.
Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.
The information provided above represents a summary of the
complete Minimum Qualification Requirements . To view the Requirements in their entirety, please
.17080:012816:35:CDThe State of Hawai'i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities.
If you require reasonable accommodations in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call 808-587-0936 for assistance.
PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS (PSLF) PROGRAMThe PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans.
To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer.
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TESTING INFORMATIONThe examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.
In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing is a requirement, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in person and at their own expense in this required phase of the selection process.
Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of application.
for further information about Equal Employment Opportunity, the Merit Civil Service System, Citizenship and other requirements, Reasonable Accommodation, Veterans Preference, Examination Requirements, and the State Recruiting Office's Levels of Review.