State of Hawaii



Company: State of Hawaii

Job description: Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 22-0418 – Statewide Employment

Department of Human Services – Child Welfare Services Branch

Social Service Aide II – $2,705 per month (SR-07)

Social Service Aide III – $2,816 to 3,425 per month (SR-09, Step C to H)

Social Service Assistant IV – $3,047 to 3,708 per month (SR-11, Step C to H)

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

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.


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To participate, you must meet the minimum qualification requirements and public employment standards of the class of work or position.

You must be an active candidate on the eligible register in order to be interviewed and considered for an appointment.

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As a condition of employment with the State of Hawaii, all qualified external candidates who have been given a conditional offer of employment must 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

These positions are located in the Child Welfare Services Branch (CWSB) of the Department of Human Services and are responsible for providing supportive services to social service professionals through the performance of extensive fieldwork and outreach services.

The CWSB provides services for child protection, foster care, adoption, independent living skills, case management foster home recruitment and licensing and contracted support and treatment services to prevent and remedy abuse and neglect.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants will be placed on the eligible register for ALL levels for which they are qualified.

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

Basic Education/Experience: Graduation from high school or equivalent; or experience which demonstrated the ability to read, comprehend and apply written directions, a high degree of verbal skill and the ability to make basic mathematical computations, including averaging.

Specialized Experience: One (1) year for the Level II; two (2) years for the Level III and for the Level IV, three (3) years of experience in providing supportive services to professional workers in a social service or a health related agency e.g., performing clerical tasks in processing various documents, transporting clients and materials to and from various destinations, explaining to clients or tenants the services available, assisting in overseeing group activities such as bowling and swimming. Experience must have involved engaging with clients.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.

Driver’s License: Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of appointment.

The information provided above represents a summary of the complete Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please .


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.


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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 the application.

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.

Expected salary: $2705 per month

Location: Hawaii

Job date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 07:42:13 GMT

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