County Of Kauai Lihue , HI 96766
Please note that this recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. HST on September 28, 2018
Recruitment No.: 1819-086 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 positions may lead to conversion to permanent employment.
Receives training and performs as an assistant in a trainee capacity to higher level operators in the operation, maintenance and repair of wastewater plant and tributary pumping plants, equipment and processes; 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 preferably with course work in chemistry or biology, supplemented by some mechanical and groundskeeping work experience.
License Requirement: Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license as applicable to the position.
Knowledge of: basic hand and power tools and their use; servicing requirements of mechanical equipment; fundamental mechanical concepts; hazards and safety practices involved in working around high voltage equipment and moving machinery.
Ability to: learn the operation, maintenance and repair of wastewater plant equipment such as pumps, motors, clarifiers, mixers, digesters, aerators, valves, meters, gauges, etc.; read meters and gauges, record readings, and maintain operating records; read and comprehend written materials; use hand and power tools; understand and follow oral and written instructions; work harmoniously with others; handle weights and loads.
Special Working Conditions: Exposure to hazards, unpleasant and obnoxious conditions; may also be subject to shift, weekend and holiday work as required.
Additional Job Information
Required Forms and Documentation:
Copy of your high school diploma or equivalent
Copy of a valid motor vehicle operator's license (Hawaii Type 3 or equivalent).
Note: Copy of your high school diploma and driver's license 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 to email@example.com 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: For this recruitment you must qualify on a written test designed to measure your knowledge and skills necessary for satisfactory performance of the duties and responsibilities of this class of work.
Your examination grade will be based on 100% of the written test score. Candidates may be examined for their knowledge and abilities as mentioned above.
Please note written exams are held ONLY on Kaua'i. We do NOT conduct testing in other jurisdictions.
When attending the exam, please be prompt. There will be no admittance once the door is closed.
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.