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at State of Hawaii

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Reference #: 2184831

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 218411 - Island of Oahu Employment Only

The immediate vacancies are located in Ewa and Waimanalo/Kailua. Some vacancies are for temporary employment, and the vacancy located in Waimanalo/Kailua is a temporary vacancy.

$5,373 - $13,371 per month (LHA1 - Minimum to Maximum) 

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

Note:  Employees appointed to temporary positions may also gain membership in the civil service upon satisfactory completion of an initial probation period of at least six months. Once you become a member of the civil service, you become eligible to apply for promotion and transfer opportunities to permanent as well as other temporary positions. You may also enjoy other rights and benefits afforded to an employee in a permanent position with the exception of return rights and placement rights associated with a reduction-in-force.

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 page of our website.

Duties Summary

Positions perform professional services in the field of clinical psychology, such as psychotherapy and consultation; and also perform work in prevention, education, training and/or research. Some positions, as a primary function, provide professional consultation, rendering authoritative advice as a recognized expert (A recognized expert typically has achieved recognition through grants, publications, etc., for demonstrated productivity) on the solution of problems, or on the feasibility and evaluation of projects, programs and plans in order to guide and facilitate the professional work performed by clinical psychologists; or serve as a mental health consultant to program administrators; and perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

To qualify, applicants must meet the following requirements:

Education/General Requirement:
Applicants must possess the requirements specified in either A, B, C, D, OR E below:

A. Successful completion of all requirements for a doctoral degree from an accredited college in clinical psychology which included an internship in clinical psychology. In lieu of the internship requirement, applicants may substitute one year of professional work experience in the field of clinical psychology.
B. Successful completion of all requirements for a doctoral degree from an accredited college in a specialty related to clinical psychology. The doctoral program must have included an internship in clinical psychology or must have been supplemented by a post-doctoral clinical internship. In lieu of the clinical internship requirement, applicants may substitute one year of post-doctoral clinical psychology experience under competent professional supervision.
C. Holds a doctoral degree from a training program approved by the American Psychological Association (APA), or holds a doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education and also meets the experiential requirements for inclusion in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, as described in Chapter 465, HRS.
D. Holds a diplomate certificate in good standing granted by the American Board of Examiners in Professional Psychology, as described in Chapter 465, HRS.
E. A valid license to practice psychology in the State of Hawaii, as described in Chapter 465, HRS.

Experience: For some positions, applicants must possess professional post-doctoral work experience as a clinical psychologist. In addition, some positions may require experience in a specialized field of clinical psychology.

A. Within two years from the date of appointment, applicant(s) hired must meet the requirements for licensure and obtain a license issued by the Hawaii State Board of Psychology, as required by Chapter 465, HRS.
B. Some positions require possession of a valid driver's license at the time of appointment.

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 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 the 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.