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at State of Hawaii

Posted: 10/3/2019
Job Reference #: 1763199
Keywords: office

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 217334 - Island of Oahu Employment Only.

  • The immediate vacancies are located in Halawa to Kalihi, Downtown and Manoa to Kahala.

Note: The starting monthly salary is at the minimum rate of pay advertised above.

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

These positions are usually located in a central programs and contract office of a large State department involving several major construction and maintenance programs. In addition to contracts and specifications work, they are responsible for the publication of legal notices, issuance of plans and specifications, receipt of bids, and the referral of inquiries from the general public to the proper parties.  The work of this class is performed independently.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

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

Basic Experience/Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent;

Specialized Experience: Three years of responsible experience in preparing or processing contracts, specifications and related legal instruments or notices requiring the knowledge and application of pertinent laws, policies and procedures.

The applicant's experience must show that they possess the knowledge and the proper application of specification writing, drafting of contracts and legal notices, and contract letting, including but not limited to the advertisement for bids, instructions to bidders, proposals, contract and bond forms.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements will apply (click link below).

The information provided above represents a summary of the 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 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.

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 are required, 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 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.

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.