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at State of Hawaii

Posted: 9/28/2019
Job Reference #: 2157826

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 218356 - Oahu Correctional Facilities Employment Only.  The immediate vacancies are located at the Waiawa Correctional Facility and the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility.

A continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the Civil Service Hawaii State Government Jobs page of our website.

Duties Summary

Supervises and participates in the repair and maintenance of buildings; in addition to performing skilled building maintenance repair work, plans, lays out, schedules and assigns the work of building maintenance workers from work orders received by supervisors or project managers; instructs subordinates and demonstrates proper work methods; work alongside subordinates to set pace and quality of work; checks and inspect buildings, structures, equipment and facilities for needed repairs; estimates material and labor costs; requisition materials; inspects work in progress and upon completion for proper quality of work; makes oral and written reports of work completed by the crew; and perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

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

Experience and Training:  SIX (6) YEARS of work experience in performing a variety of building maintenance repair work, of which TWO (2) YEARS shall have been as a fully competent worker (journeyworker level), or any equivalent combination of experience and training.

Knowledge of: Basic practices and methods in the repair of buildings, including safety procedures; common tools, equipment and materials used in the carpentry, plumbing, painting and electrical trades; electro-mechanical appliances used in homes and other buildings.

Ability to: Determine need for repairs involving a variety of building trades; recognize hazards typical of the work; use hand tools utilized in a variety of building trades; read blueprints and sketches; estimate time and materials needed to perform maintenance and repair jobs; make mechanical repairs to equipment and appliances; understand and follow oral and written instructions. In addition, for Building Maintenance Worker II, ability to plan, lay out , assign and review the work of other skilled building maintenance workers; give and follow oral and written instructions; and keep records and prepare reports.

Driver's License:  A valid driver's license is required for some positions.  For those positions requiring a driver's license, you must possess a valid driver's license at the time of appointment. The immediate vacancy has this requirement

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) Requirement: As required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA), Federal law states that " agency shall not hire or promote anyone who may have contact with inmates and who:
(1) Has engaged in sexual abuse in a prison, jail, lockup, community confinement facility, juvenile facility or other institution.
(2) Has been convicted of engaging or attempting to engage in sexual activity in the community facilitated by force, overt or implied threats of force, or coercion, or if the victim did not consent or was unable to consent or refuse.
(3) Has been civilly or administratively adjudicated to have engaged in the activity described in #2 above.
(4) Has been the subject of substantiated allegations of sexual abuse or sexual harassment or resigned during a pending investigation of alleged sexual  abuse or sexual harassment.

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.


Other Information

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 report of the application.

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.

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.