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This posting is for the State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Office of the Chairperson.

The position is located in Downtown, Oahu.

Salary: $45,576 minimum annually/Commensurate with education and experience.

If you have any questions regarding this non-civil service exempt position, please contact Ms. Laura Stevens at (808) 587-0407 (Monday - Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (HST).

The State Recruiting Office will refer all inquiries regarding this exempt position to the Department of Land and Natural Resources.

Duties Summary:

This position is responsible for promoting and educating the general public on departmental goals and activities impacting state lands and other natural resources under the management and control of the Board of Land and Natural Resources; and performing other duties as assigned by the Chairperson.

Minimum Qualifications Requirements:

Citizenship Status: The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.

Knowledge: Methods for developing information and outreach programs for the general public; principles and practices of public relations; types and uses of various media; methods and techniques of editing various material.

Skills/Abilities: Write clearly and effectively; analyze facts and other pertinent material; make sound recommendations; speak before groups; maintain good relations with media, staff and general public; and discern public complaints and opinions.

Education Requirements: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor's degree.

Specialized Experience Requirements: Two (2) years of professional work experience in public outreach work, journalism or experience which involved participation in a program of training or education is preferred. Experience which demonstrates knowledge and ability to read and interpret various complex written materials; gather, evaluate and analyze facts and other pertinent information, and make sound recommendations; prepare clear and concise written reports and recommendations for action; plan, organize and coordinate assigned projects and activities to attain objectives within time, resource and/or budgetary limitations; speak effectively, orally and in writing, before groups and individuals; establish and maintain effective working relationships is desired.

License Requirements: Applicants must possess a valid license, type 3 or higher, to drive in the State of Hawaii.

Physical/Mental Requirements: Applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position effectively and safely, with or without reasonable accommodation. Qualified applicants with disabilities who can perform the essential functions of the advertised position are encouraged to apply. The State of Hawaii is committed to making reasonable accommodations on a case-by-case basis. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation should be ready to discuss the accommodation sought so that a determination can be made that such accommodation is reasonable and would not cause the employer undue hardship.

This position is exempt from the civil service and considered temporary in nature. Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be "at will," which means that you may be discharged from your employment at the prerogative of your department head or designee at any time.


Submit resumes to:

Department of Land and Natural Resources Personnel Office Attn: Ms. Marissa Nishimura 1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 231 Honolulu, HI 96813

Please also complete and submit an Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment (HRD 278). Applications can be found at: Position number is 117517.


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