State of HawaiiHawaii

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:Basic Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

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Administrative Services Assistant

State of Hawaii
Hawaii, USA


Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 22-0432 - There are multiple vacancies for full-time and temporary full-time positions with the Department of Accounting & General Services (DAGS) and the Department of Land & Natural Resources (DLNR)

This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified applicants to fill the current vacancies and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur. 

Salary: $5076 to $6177 per month (SR-22, Step D to I).

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

A 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:  Employees appointed to temporary positions may also gain membership in the civil service upon satisfactory completion of an initial probation period of at least six months. Once you become a member of the civil service, you become eligible to apply for promotion and transfer opportunities to permanent as well as other temporary positions. You may also enjoy other rights and benefits afforded to an employee in a permanent position with the exception of return rights and placement rights associated with a reduction-in-force.

Duties Summary


These positions provide administrative support services to the administrator of a statewide program; participate in and coordinate program planning and evaluation; conduct special studies of operational and administrative problems; and perform other related duties as assigned.

A position in this class relieves the administrator of administrative details by overseeing budget preparation and expenditure control, fiscal recordkeeping and reporting, and personnel services. The work also includes coordinating all program planning and evaluation, and drafting proposed legislation, policies, procedures, rules or regulations. A major activity is the conduct of special studies or investigations of operational and administrative problems or needs and the development of alternative solutions and courses of action.

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: Two and one-half (2 1/2) years of progressively responsible professional work experience which demonstrated the ability to perform administrative assignments such as budget formulation and justification, fiscal operations and/or personnel administration, or experience which involves the analysis of programs and services to determine their effectiveness, achievement of program objectives, staffing, cost factors, and to participate in planning for future needs or for related management purposes.

The experience must have demonstrated the ability to identify information needs, collect and analyze data, identify alternatives and their advantages and disadvantages, develop logical recommendations for a course of action, read and comprehend complex material such as statutes and/or federal regulations, exercise a high degree of judgment in applying and interpreting rules, regulations, policies and procedures and draft comprehensive reports of findings and recommendations.

At least one (1) year of the experience must have been at the fully competent, independent professional worker in a position involving budget/program evaluation, planning, management/organizational analysis or personnel administration.

Experience as an independent worker in such programs is characterized by the performance of a variety of moderately difficult work assignments involving extensive analysis and the application of management principles in one or more areas of administration. Experience in direct services programs may be accepted if there is evidence of continuing responsibility for analytical work as described above (viz., as a staff assistant responsible for analyzing the assigned program area and recommending improvements in operations or as a supervisor whose work included evaluating and monitoring the progress of the assigned program area or function and preparing reports of progress and plans for the assigned work or function).

Non-Qualifying Experience: Clerical or paraprofessional work (technical work performed in support of professional practitioners), although such work may have been done in budget or program evaluation area, is not qualifying.

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

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