State of Hawaii

Receive alerts when this company posts new jobs.

Similar Jobs

Job Details


at State of Hawaii

Posted: 10/5/2019
Job Reference #: 2581459
Categories: Government
Keywords: mail

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 219518

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 Listing page of our website.

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

Duties Summary

The Measurement Standards Inspectors enforce the State's measurement standards program to assure that equity prevails in all commercial transactions involving determinations of quantity, to detect fraud and misrepresentation, to discourage unfair competition, and to promote consumer confidence in the marketplace.

Performance of work involves the application of laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines pertaining to weights and measures, packaging and labeling, and petroleum products.

The Measurement Standards Inspector IV is the journey worker level in the series. Positions in this class independently perform the full range of inspections and testing of all commercially used weighing and measuring devices for conformance with established specifications, tolerances and governing rules; examination of packaged commodities for quantity content through application of prescribed statistical methods and procedures; quality determination on petroleum products in the field; investigations and issuance of citations for non-conformance with established specifications, tolerances, and other technical requirements; and provide assistance to commercial establishments on maintaining weighing and measuring devices according to requirements; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

To qualify applicants must meet all of the following requirements:

Basic Education/Experience: Graduation from high school with coursework in basic algebra and English or One year of work experience which demonstrated the ability to read, comprehend and apply technical material of average difficulty; express oneself orally in a clear and direct manner; perform mathematical processes including ratios, percentages and solving equations; and prepare written reports of activities.

Specialized Experience: Three years of technical work experience in the inspection and testing of weighing and measuring devices, and examination of packages for conformance with measurement standards, specifications, tolerances or other requirements requiring knowledge of governing laws, rules and regulations, inspectional procedures and methods of testing and calibrating weighing and measuring devices.

At least one year of the experience must have been comparable in difficulty, scope and depth to the work experience of a Measurement Standards Inspector III in State service.
The Measurement Standards Inspector III in State service is the independent worker level in the series. Positions in this class inspect and test all types of commercial weighing and measuring devices including liquid measuring devices, examine and check packaged commodities and their labels to assure delivery of stated weights, contents; and/or counts and regularly respond to complaints involving weighing and measuring devices.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.

Special Requirements:
A. Applicants must possess a valid driver's license at the time of appointment.
B. Applicants must be able to lift and carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds unassisted, and 75 pounds with assistance of another person and/or the use of equipment (e.g., hoisting equipment, hand truck, etc.) for heavier loads, with or without reasonable accommodation.

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