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at State of Hawaii

Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Reference #: 2489567
Keywords: planning

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 219366

Level IV - $4,413 per month (SR-22, Step C to H)
Level V - $4,968 per month (SR-24, Step C to H)

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

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.

Duties Summary

Positions in this occupational field perform and/or supervise the on-going analysis of State programs requiring the utilization of statistical and cost/benefit analytical techniques so as to provide top-level management with a basis for considering program alternatives and funding levels over a six-year planning period.

Studies range from those concerned with limited program elements to multiple programs.  Systematic and detailed analyses are involved.  Alternative programs are devised, and evaluated in terms of costs and benefits or effectiveness requiring considerable quantitative detail and analysis.

Level IV positions are responsible for reviewing the six-year plans of State programs which are selected because of their established features and stability.  A position in this class also performs program analysis and evaluation, recommends financing levels and participates in studies of program systems by assisting in the performance of analyses involving issues and problems of limited scope; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Level V positions are responsible for the review and evaluation of the six year plans of one of the major programs in the State's program structure, including recommendation of new programs and the desired levels of effectiveness and efficiency.  A position in this class also participates in studies of program systems involving the independent study of sub-systems and participation in the development of overall findings and recommendations.  Work is performed in accordance with standard statistical and cost/benefit analysis techniques and completed work is subject to general review to insure that objectives have been met.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants will be placed on the eligible list for ALL levels for which they are qualified.

To qualify, applicants must meet the following requirements:

Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Specialized Experience: Two and one-half years (2-1/2) for the Level IV and for Level V, three and one-half (3-1/2) years of responsible professional work experience which involved utilization of economics, statistics, cost-benefit analysis or operations research concepts and methods to conduct evaluations of on-going programs and related issues of all kinds and to understand the economic, social and physical relationships involved.

Such experience must have included the use of quantitative methods of analysis rather than purely descriptive methods. Further, the experience must have demonstrated skill, knowledge, and technical competence in the use of economic concepts and techniques or statistical and mathematical principles and tools in problem solving.

Work experience of the type and quality described above are typically gained through employment in the following types of organizations:

a. Operations research department of a major industrial corporation;
b. Program evaluation office of a major governmental unit:
c. Organized research unit in universities;
d. Private analytical organizations and firms.

Note: Possession of the required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position. The overall paid or unpaid experience must be of such scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that the applicant has the ability to perform the duties of the position. The information submitted may be verified.

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

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.