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DISABILITY COMPENSATION PROGRAM SPECIALIST I

at State of Hawaii

Posted: 10/3/2019
Job Reference #: 2591905
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Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

This posting is for the State of Hawaii, Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Disability Compensation Division.
 
The position is located on the Island of  Oahu.
 
Salary:  $4,968   monthly 
 
If you have any questions regarding this civil service recruitment, please
contact   Human Resources Office  at (808)  586-9043   (Monday - Friday, 8:00  a.m. -  4:00 p.m. (HST)).
 
The State Recruiting Office will refer all inquiries regarding this civil service recruitment to the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Human Resources Office.

Duties Summary

Conducts staff studies, evaluates program effectiveness, and recommends changes and applicability of pertinent laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures for statewide administration; drafts and develops staff guidelines and public informational materials, and carries out their implementation and dissemination; and performs other duties as required.
 
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Minimum Qualification Requirements

LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT: The State of Hawaii requires all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.
 
Prerequisite Knowledge and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of:  Basic concept and principles of insured benefit programs; principles and practices of public administration; pertinent laws, rules and regulations; public relations; report writing. Social sciences.
 
Ability to:  Plan, organize and conduct staff studies relative to program development and evaluation; speak and deal effectively with individuals and groups; write clearly and concisely.
 
TO QUALIFY, YOU MUST MEET ALL OF THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Applicants must have graduated from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor's degree.
 
Excess work experience as described below in the specialized experience or other sections or any other progressively responsible administrative, professional or other analytical work experience which would provide knowledge, skills and abilities comparable to those acquired in four (4) years of successful study while fulfilling a prescribed college curriculum may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
 
The education or experience background must also demonstrate the ability to write clearly and comprehensively such items as reports and analyses; read and interpret complex written material; speak persuasively and effectively; and solve administrative problems logically and systematically.
 
General Experience:  Two-half (2 ½) years of progressively responsible administrative, professional or technical work experience which involved analyzing, interpreting and evaluating technical material; solving technical, managerial or administrative problems by applying problem solving methods and techniques, such as defining and analyzing problems to identify issues involved, developing, weighing and proposing alternative courses of action, and recommending appropriate courses of action; and writing narrative reports in a clear and concise manner.  Such experience must also demonstrate the ability to learn and apply technical principles, theories and techniques in the application and interpretation of laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; establish and maintain good working relationships with a wide range of individuals; speak well before others; follow oral and written instructions, and determine and adhere to priorities.
 
Specialized Experience: One (1) year of progressively professional work experience which demonstrated knowledge and application of laws, rules and regulations relative to disability compensation.  Such experience must have provided the applicant with a knowledge of principles and concepts of wage loss replacement and indemnification; familiarity with medical terminology; and basic management principles.  (Non-qualifying experience: Clerical work experience or supervision of clerical operations per se, although they may have been in the area of disability compensation, is not qualifying.)

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Instructions:  To be completed by department representative.  Add the minimum qualifications (if any) in this section.
LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT: The State of Hawaii requires all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.
 
Prerequisite Knowledge and Abilities:
 
Knowledge of:  Basic concept and principles of insured benefit programs; principles and practices of public administration; pertinent laws, rules and regulations; public relations; report writing. Social sciences.
 
Ability to:  Plan, organize and conduct staff studies relative to program development and evaluation; speak and deal effectively with individuals and groups; write clearly and concisely.
 
TO QUALIFY, YOU MUST MEET ALL OF THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Applicants must have graduated from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor's degree.
 
Excess work experience as described below in the specialized experience or other sections or any other progressively responsible administrative, professional or other analytical work experience which would provide knowledge, skills and abilities comparable to those acquired in four (4) years of successful study while fulfilling a prescribed college curriculum may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
 
The education or experience background must also demonstrate the ability to write clearly and comprehensively such items as reports and analyses; read and interpret complex written material; speak persuasively and effectively; and solve administrative problems logically and systematically.
 
General Experience:  Two-half (2 ½) years of progressively responsible administrative, professional or technical work experience which involved analyzing, interpreting and evaluating technical material; solving technical, managerial or administrative problems by applying problem solving methods and techniques, such as defining and analyzing problems to identify issues involved, developing, weighing and proposing alternative courses of action, and recommending appropriate courses of action; and writing narrative reports in a clear and concise manner.  Such experience must also demonstrate the ability to learn and apply technical principles, theories and techniques in the application and interpretation of laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; establish and maintain good working relationships with a wide range of individuals; speak well before others; follow oral and written instructions, and determine and adhere to priorities.
 
Specialized Experience: One (1) year of progressively professional work experience which demonstrated knowledge and application of laws, rules and regulations relative to disability compensation.  Such experience must have provided the applicant with a knowledge of principles and concepts of wage loss replacement and indemnification; familiarity with medical terminology; and basic management principles.  (Non-qualifying experience: Clerical work experience or supervision of clerical operations per se, although they may have been in the area of disability compensation, is not qualifying.)

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements. Click below to view the Requirements in their entirety.
  

PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS (PSLF) PROGRAM
 
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: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
 
 

Other Information

To apply, visit the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations website at:  http://labor.hawaii.gov/jobs/
 
In person interview may be required.  Hiring rate will be based on qualifications, availability of funds, and other relevant factors.