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Notice #: 0001046968-01
State/City & County Jobs

The Merit Appeals Board, County of Hawai’i, announces the anticipated vacancy:

(Appointed – Exempt from Civil Service)

$99,000 Annual Salary

The Director of Human Resources is the County’s principal human resource officer serving as the administrative head of the Department of Human Resources.

A detailed description of the essential duties and responsibilities of the position are described in the Director of Human Resources’ position description which can be found at or at the Department of Human Resources, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 2, Hilo, Hawai`i.


Shall be a citizen of the United States and resident of the State of Hawai’i for at least one year immediately preceding appointment [Hawai’i Revised Statutes 78-1(b)], and
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in human resources, public personnel administration, industrial relations, or a related field (human resource management experience may be substituted on a year for year basis in lieu of a bachelor’s degree), and
Five (5) years’ service in any human resource functional area, three (3) years of which shall have been in an administrative capacity.

Note: Attach the following required documents with your application by the closing deadline:

1. Cover letter of one page explaining why you are interested in the Director of Human Resources position and a detailed explanation of your vision for the Department of Human Resources, and
2. Official college transcript to verify your college degree, and
3. Letters of reference – no more than three (3) letters of reference.

An incomplete application will result in the non-acceptance of the application and will
not be considered by the Merit Appeals Board.

DEADLINE FOR FILING APPLICATION: December 1, 2017 11:59 p.m. Hawai’i Standard Time.
Apply on-line at by the closing deadline.

Applicants will be scheduled for a selection interview with the Merit Appeals Board in Hilo, Hawai’i.

Hawai`i County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

(SA1046968 11/14, 11/19, 11/21/17)