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GENERAL PROFESSIONAL IV (VOTER REGISTRATION) - PEARL CITY, OAHU

at State of Hawaii

Posted: 9/23/2019
Job Reference #: 2573726
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Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 219495

THIS JOB POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 30 APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED.  PLEASE APPLY IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME.

Salary:  $4,413 to $5,373 per month (SR-22, Step C to H)

THE CURRENT VACANCY IS A PERMANENT, FULL-TIME POSITION.

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

Duties Summary

Independently performs complex professional work which involves considerable research and analysis of a variety of issues, identification of various options and recommendation of the most viable solution.

The Election Specialist position is located in the Voter Registration Section, Voter Services Branch of the Office of Elections, an agency attached to the Department of Accounting and General Services. The position implements, coordinates and evaluates mass voter registration programs to maximize and equalize voter registration and participation statewide; controls in-house voter registration programs and processing of materials; assists with the production and procurement of voter registration materials; provides administrative support to the section; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

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

Basic Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

General Experience: One year of responsible professional work experience which required a high degree of analytical skill. Such experience must have involved gathering, evaluating and analyzing facts and other pertinent information required to resolve problems and/or to determine and recommend appropriate courses of action; demonstrated the ability to elicit information orally and in writing; reading, comprehending, interpreting and evaluating technical subjects, analysis or proposals; and applying problem solving methods and techniques, such as defining and analyzing problems, identifying alternative courses of action, using judgment in determining appropriate alternatives; and preparing clear and concise written reports and recommendations for action.

The experience must have been comparable to the General Professional III in the State service and must have provided the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position to be filled.
The General Professional III independently performs moderately complex professional work which involves performing research and analysis in order to identify problems and recommend appropriate solutions in accordance with established policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, techniques and methods.

Selective Certification Requirement (Voter Registration Experience): In order to effectively perform the duties and responsibilities of this position, applicants must possess demonstrated knowledge of program planning and coordination of projects and procedures; federal and State laws, rules and regulations; and the ability to interpret/evaluate data and prepare reports on program activities for administrative use; develop training materials and conduct training and presentations; obtain cooperation from various groups and individuals; and effectively communicate complex processes, both orally and in writing, to a diverse population.

Therefore, certification of eligibles for this position shall be restricted to those applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements for the General Professional IV, and whose experience included at least one (1) year of professional work experience which demonstrated the knowledge and abilities described above.

Supervisory Aptitude: Supervisory aptitude rather than actual supervisory experience may be accepted. This requirement will be considered to have been met when there is strong affirmative evidence of the necessary supervisory abilities and/or potential.

Substitution Allowed: Relevant substitution as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.
This does not apply for the professional Voter Registration Experience.

Driver's License:
Applicants must possess a valid driver's license at the time of appointment.

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

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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.

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

ELECTRONIC NOTIFICATION TO APPLICANTS
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.

TESTING INFORMATION
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.