Goverment Jobs
Published
September 15, 2019
Location
Various On Kauai, Hawaii
Job Type

Description

Recruitment Number

Salary rate is determined by collective bargaining agreements or Pay Administration Policy as applicable.

Please note that this recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. HST on September 24, 2019.

Recruitment No.: 1920-095Open 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. Duties Summary

Performs tasks in the care, maintenance, beautification, and cultivation of lawns and planted areas; uses hand tools and power mowers; and performs other 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.

Training and Experience: None.

License Requirement: Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license as applicable to the position.

Knowledge of: the care and cultivation of shrubs, flowers, trees and lawns; operation and care of grounds maintenance equipment and tools.

Ability to: understand and follow oral and written instructions; operate hand and power equipment and tools used in grounds maintenance.

Health and Physical Condition Requirements: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:
1. Copy of a valid motor vehicle operator's license, as applicable to the position.

Note: Copy of your driver's license must be submitted 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 [email protected] 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.

No examination is required for this position. Lists established by this registration will be good for a period of six (6) months.

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.

What are the benefits of being a County Employee?
Vacation: Based on the different bargaining union contracts.

Sick Leave: Based on the different bargaining union contracts.

Holidays: 13 days per year plus certain election days.

Retirement: The County provides the State of Hawaii Employees' Retirement System (ERS) for eligible employees.

Social Security: The County matches the employee's social security compensation.

Health Insurance: The County pays a part of the premiums for each eligible employee's enrollment in a State sponsored Medical, Drug, Vision, and Adult Dental Plan, (The Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund).

Flexible Spending Accounts: Eligible employees may increase their take-home pay by having the County deduct the cost of health care premiums before payroll taxes are withheld.

Group Life Insurance: The County provides a free life insurance policy for employees.

Workers' Compensation/Accidental Injury Leave/Temporary Disability Insurance.

Other Benefits: Employees are eligible to join the Government Employees Federal Credit Union, and State of Hawaii Island Savings Plan.

Benefits are subject to legislative and negotiated changes.

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REQUIRED SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS. The information provided to these Supplemental Questions will be used in combination with your application to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements and/or your final score. Failure to provide detailed and complete information may result in your application being rejected or you receiving a lower score. Please do not submit a resume in place of completing the Supplemental Questions. In general, proof of education obtained from and/or submitted through the internet will not be accepted. Education obtained outside the United States must be comparable to education earned at an accredited school in the United States. We also reserve the right to request further information about your academic program, evidence of comparability, or an original transcript. Any information you submit may be verified. Supporting documents must be submitted within seven (7) days of the filing of your application.

When applying for this position, I understand that I must thoroughly complete the Education and Work Experience Sections of my application and the Supplemental Questions. This includes a detailed description of each position that I feel qualifies me for the job I am seeking. I have read the above statement and understand that failure to provide sufficient detailed information may result in my application being rejected or my receiving a lower examination score. I also understand that I may not submit resumes in lieu of filling out the application or answering the Supplemental Questions. However, I may attach a resume to the application to provide additional information.

  • I acknowledge I have read and understood the above information.
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CITIZENSHIP. You must be a citizen, national or permanent resident alien of the United States or a non-citizen eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment. The requirements for Citizenship must be met at the time of hire. Please note to be eligible for employment consideration, applicants must meet all public employment requirements, including citizenship/work authorization requirement. Our public employment law (Section 78-1 (c) of the Hawai'i Revised Statutes) states in pertinent part: "All persons seeking employment with the government of the State or in the service of any county shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States, (emphasis added) and shall become residents of the State within thirty days after beginning their employment and as condition of eligibility for continued employment." For example: F-1 status and H1-B status have restrictions placed on the authorization to work in the United States. In addition, we do not accept employer sponsorship requests for employment.

  • I acknowledge I have read and understood the above information.
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AVAILABILITY. Are you willing to accept a temporary position?

  • Yes
  • No

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