Salary rate is determined by collective bargaining agreements or Pay Administration Policy as applicable.
Recruitment Number: 1819-203 Open Competitive
Open: Includes all interested individuals including members of the general public
Eligible lists may be used for temporary and permanent vacancies for the class of work during the life of the eligible list. Temporary appointments may lead to conversion to permanent employment.
Performs a variety of difficult clerical or routine administrative work in preparing, checking, reviewing, evaluating and refining forms, records and similar materials; prepares reports and maintains continuing records; may supervise others; and performs other related duties as required.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Applicants must meet all the requirements for the position they are seeking as of the filing date of their application, unless otherwise specified.
Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently. Your possession of the required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position. Overall paid or unpaid experience must be of such scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that you have the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Note: Calculation of experience is based on full-time 40-hour work weeks.
Part-time experience must be pro-rated. Example: Twelve months of experience at 20 hours per week is equivalent to six months of experience. In addition, hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week will not be credited. Example: Twelve months of experience at 60 hours per week is equivalent to one year, not one and one-half years.
Training and Experience: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school and two (2) years of clerical experience.
Note: An AS degree in Secretarial Science or OATS may be substituted for two (2) years of clerical experience. A copy of your degree or transcripts must be submitted for verification.
Knowledge of: office practices and procedures; filing methods and systems; grammar, spelling and word usage; the purposes and uses of standard office machines; principles and practices of supervision.
Ability to: make arithmetic computations; compare names and numbers accurately; set up and maintain records, summarize and analyze materials and prepare reports; operate standard office machines and equipment; understand and interpret and explain laws, ordinances, rules, regulations and policies pertinent to the department; give and follow oral and written instructions; deal tactfully and effectively with the public and resolve complaints; supervise and work harmoniously with others.
Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper for performance of the duties.
Additional Job Information
Required Forms and Documentation:
Copy of your high school diploma or equivalent.
Evidence of education (degree or transcript). A legible photo copy of an official transcript will be accepted. DHR reserves the right to request an official copy is substituting education for experience.Verification of education if substituting education for experience.
Substitution of Education for Experience
Note: Transcripts downloaded from the internet are not acceptable.
Copy of your education degree or transcripts must be submitted in order to be given credit. Copies will not be returned. Mail or drop off:
Department of Human Resources, 4444 Rice Street, Suite 140, Lihue, HI 96766 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org within 7 calendar days from filing this application. Office hours are Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Examination: The examination will consist of a training and experience evaluation based on the applicant's education and experience as presented in the application.
Be certain to list all pertinent training and experience, as this may be important in determining your examination score. It is essential that the applicant describe fully the duties and responsibilities of each position held, specify the date of each position held (from and to, month and year), and indicate the number of hours worked per week.
For further information about Equal Employment Opportunity, the Merit Civil Service System, Citizenship and other requirements, Reasonable Accommodation, Veterans Preference, Examination Requirements, and the Internal Complaint and Merit Appeals Board Processes please visit our website at www.kauai.gov.
NOTE: Persons selected for employment will be required to pass a suitability background investigation which may include, but not limited to, an oral interview, reference check, drug screening, pre-employment medical exam, psychological assessment, polygraph test, as applicable to the position to their employment.
County Of Kauai