Hawaii - US Other 2 months ago
Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 22-0430
The immediate vacancy is with theDepartment of Agriculture.


: $9,256 to $15,409 per month (EM-08, Minimum to Maximum)

Note: Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant’s qualifications, and other relevant factors.

As a condition of employment with the State of Hawaii, each qualified candidate who has been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.

Duties Summary

The Quality Assurance Administrator in the State, serves as a division chief responsible for administering and directing the State’s agricultural commodities and measurement standards program, with the assistance of several branch managers/supervisors. This position involves the planning, organizing, administering, directing, and coordinating the State’s agricultural commodities, milk control, and measurement standards programs,.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Education:A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Specialized Experience:Four (4) years of progressively responsible professional experience which demonstrated the ability to plan and coordinate program activities and solve operational and administrative problems. Such experience must have involved responsibility for program planning and evaluation; conducting studies of operational and administrative problems and recommending alternative solutions and courses of action; interpreting, applying, revising and/or developing program laws, rules, regulations, etc.; and analyzing reports and/or other materials to make sound administrative decisions.

Supervisory Experience:Two (2) years of experience which involved: 1) planning, organizing, scheduling and directing the work of others; 2) assigning and reviewing their work; 3) advising them on difficult problem areas; 4) training and developing subordinates; 5) evaluating their work performance; and 6) disciplining them when necessary.

Managerial Experience:One (1) year of professional experience which involved responsibility for identifying program goals and objectives and evaluating their attainment; identifying resource needs (manpower, materials, equipment); planning, organizing and coordinating program activities to attain program objectives within time, resource and budgetary limitations; developing procedures; and actively participating in policy determination, budget formulation and execution.

Administrative Experience:One (1) year of professional work experience which involved responsibility for tending to the administrative requirements of an operating program by overseeing budget preparation, justification and expenditure control, fiscal reecordkeeping and reporting and personnel services; coordinating program planning and evaluation and drafting program policies, procedures, rules or regulations; analyzing contracts, reports, policies and other matters which must be studied as the basis for administrative decisions. The work experience must have involved the conduct or oversight of studies or investigations of operational and administrative problems or needs (e.g., feasibility and program evaluation studies, applications for grants) and developing alternative solutions and courses of actions. Such experience may have been gained concurrently or separately with the Managerial Experience.

Substitutions Allowed:Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.

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