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Job Opening Description:
Office Assistant II, III (American Sign Language)- Honolulu District, Oahu
Recruitment Number:
Job Opening Status:
Open Request
Job Opening Begin Date:
Job Opening End Date:
Position Number:
Salary Range:
Office Assistant III (SR08), Office Assistant II (SR06)
Job Category Description:
Office Location:
Honolulu Dist Office (910)
Bargaining Unit :
White Collar, Non-Supv - 03
SummarySupplemental QuestionsBenefitsJob Preferences
    $2,653.00 per month (SR-06)

    $2,760.00 per month (SR-08)
  • Location:
    Honolulu District, Oahu
  • Immediate vacancy is:
  • The Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind (Temporary, Full Time)
  • Employment Opportunities in Temporary Positions
    Some vacant positions may be temporary. Temporary positions may be extended year to year, dependent upon funding and departmental needs. Making yourself available for temporary positions increases your employment possibilities and may lead to permanent opportunities. A person hired for a temporary position may also become a temporary employee upon satisfactory completion of the initial probation period of at least six months. Once a temporary employee, you would be eligible to apply for promotion and transfer opportunities to permanent as well as other temporary positions. You may also enjoy other rights and benefits as afforded to an employee in a permanent position, with the exception of return rights and placement rights associated with a reduction-in-force.
  • Job Summary
    Level II
    Performs moderately complex clerical work involving various standard clerical routines that are carried out on a regular or rotational basis, in accordance with standard practice and instructions; and/or supervises and participates in performing simple and repetitive clerical work tasks that are primarily procedural in nature and carried out in accordance with specific instructions or clearly defined procedures.

    Level III
    Performs journey level clerical work involving a variety of complex clerical assignments, e.g., those that involve a number of steps/processes and/or referral to a number of different sources and require the use of some judgment to determine appropriate disposition; prioritizes work and carries out assignments independently, in accordance with general instructions and established policies and procedures; and/or supervises and participates in performing moderately complex clerical work.
  • Minimum Qualification Requirements:
    Applicants must meet all the requirements for the position they are seeking as of the date of the application, unless otherwise specified. Unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently.

    Note: Calculation of experience is based on full-time, 40-hour workweeks. Part-time experience is pro-rated. Example: Twelve months of experience at 20 hours/week is equivalent to six months of experience, not one year. Also, hours worked in excess of 40 hours/week will not be credited. Example: Twelve months of experience at 60 hours/week is equivalent to one year of experience, not one and a half years.

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

    Basic Experience Requirement:
    Six (6) months of work experience which demonstrated knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and arithmetic; ability to read and understand oral and written instructions; write simply and directly and compare words and numbers quickly and accurately.

    Clerical Experience Requirement:
    Level II - None.
    Level III - One (1) year of work experience which involved the performance of a variety of clerical tasks and demonstrated knowledge of office practices and procedures, and the ability to carry out procedures in clerical work systems, and operate various kinds of office equipment and technologies.

    Supervisory Experience or Supervisory Aptitude is required for positions with supervisory responsibility.

    Supervisory experience must have included: 1) planning, organizing, scheduling, and directing the work of others; 2) assigning and reviewing their work; 3) advising them on difficult work problems; 4) training and developing subordinates; and 5) evaluating their work performance, and disciplining them when necessary.

    Supervisory aptitude is the demonstration of aptitude or potential for the performance of supervisory duties through successful completion of regular or special assignments which involve some supervisory responsibilities or aspects of supervision, e.g., by serving as a group or team leader, or by the completion of training courses in supervision accompanied by application of supervisory skills in work assignments; and/or by favorable appraisals by a supervisor indicating the possession of supervisory potential.

    Keyboarding/Computer Skill Requirement:
    Some positions require keyboarding proficiency and/or the ability to use computers and word processing and/or other software applications. Positions that require keyboarding/typing skill (40 net words per minute) are typically at the Office Assistant II and higher levels.

    Substitutions Allowed:
    1. Graduation from high school or equivalent may be substituted for Basic Experience.

    2. Excess Clerical Experience may be substituted for Basic Experience.

    3. Successful completion of a substantially full-time clerical/office support/business technology curriculum leading to a degree, diploma or certificate at an accredited community college, business or technical school which included courses in English, clerical/office procedures, and mathematics may be substituted for the required Clerical Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester credits of satisfactorily completed coursework for six (6) months of experience, up to a maximum of two (2) years.

    4. Education in a baccalaureate program at an accredited college or university may be substituted for Clerical Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester credits for six (6) months of experience, up to a maximum of two (2) years.
  • American Sign Language Requirement:
    This position requires the use of American Sign Language (ASL) communication effectively.
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