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at State of Hawaii

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Reference #: 1993290
Keywords: purchasing

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 218101 - The immediate vacancy is located at the Daniel K Inouye Airport, Island of Oahu Employment Only.

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

Independently purchases a wide range of goods, supplies, equipment, services, etc., for an organization using informal purchasing methods; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

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

Basic Experience: Work experience which demonstrated the ability to read, comprehend and apply written directions, and perform basic arithmetic computations, including percentages. This experience may be met from part-time and/or unpaid work. There must, however, be evidence that participation was on a continuous basis, but not necessarily on a full-time normal work basis. This requirement may also be met by graduation from high school, or equivalent.

General Experience: Two years of responsible work experience which demonstrated the ability to request information from others and to explain procedural requirements orally and in writing and which demonstrated knowledge/experience as described under A or B below or a combination of both:

A. Experience which demonstrated the possession and application of a good working knowledge of governmental purchasing methods, laws, regulations, policies, procedures and requirements. Examples of qualifying experience include account clerical or pre-audit work which involved the examination of documents supporting governmental purchases (e.g., authorizations for purchases, requisitions, invoices, purchase orders, contracts, statewide central purchasing lists, etc.) for validity and accuracy and to ensure that proper procedures were followed and the preparation or review and approval of vouchers authorizing payments.
B. Experience preparing and submitting requisitions for purchasing where the work involved all aspects of the following: (1) gathering information regarding the desired product and alternatives by gathering brochures and discussing requirements with requestors and vendors, (2) obtaining information regarding prices and/or obtaining quotations, (3) writing up the requisition for submittal for purchasing, and (4) which demonstrated an understanding of purchasing policies, procedures and requirements.

Non-Qualifying Experience: Experience in the requisitioning of goods which did not involve information-gathering and writing as described under General Experience, above, is not qualifying. Experience in the authorization or review of payroll claims is not qualifying.

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

Driver's License: Some positions require the possession of a valid driver's license. For these positions, a valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment.

Federal Criminal History Records Check (some positions): In accordance with Federal regulations, persons who are being considered for employment in positions which require unescorted access to secured areas at the airport must undergo a pre-employment fingerprint-based criminal history record check. In order to be granted the Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) clearance, prospective employees must not have been convicted, or found "not guilty by reason of insanity," of a disqualifying criminal offense within ten years from the date of the application. Upon recommendation for hire, prospective employees will be required to successfully undergo the fingerprint-based criminal history record check and be found free of disqualifying convictions during the preceding ten years. The cost for the records check will be the applicant's responsibility.  The immediate vacancy has this requirement. 

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 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.

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.