Supervising Regulatory Boards/Commissions Administrative Assistant - Downtown, Oahu

State Of Hawaii Honolulu , HI 96812

Posted 7 days ago

Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 21-0021

Salary: $6,425 to $7,817 per month (SR-28, Step C to H)

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.

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

As a condition of employment with the State of Hawaii some positions may require that all qualified external candidates who have been given a conditional offer of employment to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.

Duties Summary


The position in this class is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and supervising the day-to-day activities of the Regulatory Boards/Commissions Administrative Assistants Branch. This responsibility involves developing and implementing branch operating policies and procedures that are consistent with divisional and departmental policies and procedures; reviewing, evaluating, and monitoring the provision of services by branch staff to ensure effectiveness, efficiency and consistency with the branch's purpose and program standards; and coordinating and supervising the development, establishment, implementation, and interpretation of laws and administrative rules pertaining to the regulatory boards and commissions and licensing programs under the jurisdiction of the department.

The position in this class supervises a large staff of professionals in providing support services to regulatory boards and commissions and regulatory programs without boards or commissions that are administratively attached to the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs. These boards and commissions are responsible for the protection of the general public through licensing and regulating the activities of various professions, businesses, and occupations.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

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

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

General Experience: Two and one-half (2 1/2) years of progressively responsible professional work experience which involved gathering, evaluating and analyzing facts and other pertinent information required to resolve problems and/or to determine and recommend appropriate courses of action. Such experience must have demonstrated the ability to elicit information orally and in writing, apply problem-solving methods and techniques, identify alternatives, use judgment in determining appropriate alternatives, prepare clear and concise written reports and recommendations for action, and deal satisfactorily with others.

Specialized Experience: Three (3) years of experience in one or a combination of the following types of work:

1.Progressively responsible professional experience which involved providing support services to regulatory boards and commissions in the maintenance and coordination of ongoing activities, the conduct of investigations and studies, and the development of operational improvements. Such experience must have required an extensive knowledge and application of pertinent laws, rules and regulations applicable to regulatory programs.

2.Progressively responsible professional work experience which required the knowledge and application of principles, laws, rules and regulations applicable to a regulatory program (e.g., conducting investigations or inspections to ensure compliance with regulatory laws, rules and regulations). Such experience must have included preparing written reports concerning problems involved in the program, and reviewing and making recommendations to improve operational procedures.

In addition to 1 and/or 2 above, the work experience must have provided knowledge of principles and practices relating to public proceedings and public records, legislative processes, rule adoption processes, and public relations.

Supervisory Aptitude: Supervisory aptitude rather than actual supervisory experience may be accepted. This requirement will be considered to have been met when there is strong affirmative evidence of the necessary supervisory abilities and/or potential.

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 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 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.

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