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State of Hawaii
Department of Health
Kauai District Health Office
Environmental Health Services

District Environmental Health Program Chief Lihue, Kauai

$6,425 – $7,817 per month (SR28, Step C to H),

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

Civil Service, permanent appointment. This position is responsible for planning and directing the work activities of supervisors and personnel of the environmental health services programs of the Vector Control and Sanitation units of the KDHO to ensure the implementation of the environmental health services programs on the island of Kauai. It is also responsible for the administrative oversight of the environmental management division programs of the Wastewater, Clean Air, and Clean Water branches on the island of Kauai.

A bachelor’s degree in biological or physical sciences, sanitary or environmental engineering, or an environmental or public health related field from an accredited four (4) year college or university.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Three and one-half years (3-½) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the field of environmental health which required knowledge of environmental health services programs and the principles, practices and techniques of community environmental health and safety. Such experience must have involved the control of various environmental health conditions in the community and have demonstrated the application of community environmental health and safety principles, practices and techniques and the ability to analyze environmental health conditions in the community and to assure compliance with pertinent regulations.

SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of work experience which involved supervising others performing specialized work as described above that included: 1) planning, organizing, scheduling, and directing the work of others; 2) assigning and reviewing their work; 3) advising them on difficult work problems; training and developing subordinates; and 5) evaluating their work performance.

MANAGERIAL APTITUDE: Applicants must demonstrate possession of managerial aptitude. Managerial aptitude will be considered to have been met through successful performance of, or substantial participation in organizing and directing a program; interest in management demonstrated by the performance of work assignments in a manner which indicates awareness of problems and the ability to solve them; completion of educational or training courses in principles which were learned to work assignments; management’s observation and evaluation of the applicant’s leadership and managerial capabilities; and success in trial assignments to managerial and/or administrative tasks.

LICENSE: Valid State of Hawaii Driver’s License is preferred.

Visit the Dept. of Human Resources Development website to view requirements and to apply:

Recruitment # 22-0583

For additional information, you may contact
Hazel Kashiwabara at

An Equal Opportunity Employer