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at State of Hawaii

Posted: 9/21/2019
Job Reference #: 2362209
Keywords: operations

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 219116

Salary: $4,968 to $6,044 per month (SR-24, C to H)

This 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.

Duties Summary

Positions at this level are District (branch) chiefs who operationally manage and maintain a district-wide boating and ocean recreation program through subordinate staff consisting of Boating and Ocean Recreation Harbor Agents (BORHAs), clerical, maintenance positions, and others. They have district-wide responsibility for planning, organizing, supervising, coordinating and/or promoting operations and activities of the boating and ocean recreation program.

Operational management is performed in accordance with Chapter 200, Hawaii Revised Statues and in conformance with federal and State laws, rules and regulations. Duties and responsibilities involve reviewing the overall boating and ocean recreation activities (personal and commercial) occurring in the district; developing plans to more effectively and efficiently meet the needs of the boating and general public; operating and maintaining assigned facilities and designated areas; and coordinating and implementing boating registration and license/permit systems as well as other district programs.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

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

Education: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor's degree.

Excess work experience as described under the Specialized Experience, below, or any other responsible administrative, professional or analytical work experience that provided knowledge, skills and abilities comparable to those acquired in four (4) years of successful study while completing a college or university curriculum leading to a baccalaureate degree may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. To be acceptable, the experience must have been of such scope, level and quality as to assure the possession of comparable knowledge, skills and abilities.

Specialized Experience (SE):
Must possess two and one half (2 1/2) years experience in progressively responsible professional work experience which involved marine or boating related activities involving the safe use of navigable streams, beaches, coastal areas, and ocean waters; evaluating, operating and maintaining programs and activities to ensure the safe operation of marine vessels in and around harbors; developing plans to meet needs of both boating and general public; and monitoring compliance with applicable rules, regulations and procedures.

Operational Management Experience:
One year (1) year experience of professional experience that provided a thorough knowledge of the applicable laws, rules and regulations pertaining to program activities, including identifying program goals and objectives and evaluating their attainment; identifying resource needs (manpower, material, equipment, etc.); 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.

License:  This position requires possession of a valid driver's license at the time of appointment.

To view the Minimum Qualification Requirements in its entirety, please CLICK HERE.

Other Information

The 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.

The 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.  For more information, please click:

The Department of Human Resources Development (HRD) will use electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status and processing of their applications as part of our ongoing efforts to increase operational efficiency, promote the conservation of green resources, and minimize delays and costs.

Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our emails or fail to check your email-box in a timely manner. 

In addition, please be aware that you may no longer receive notification about applications submitted if you choose to disable the Job Application Emails feature in your Account Settings.

The 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.

CLICK HERE 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.