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Recruitment Number 212439 - Downtown, Oahu Employment Only - $5,202 to $7,700 per month (SR-28, Step C to Step M) with the Department of Transportation, Administration Division.

A continuous recruitment may be closed at any time. The notice of the last day to file applications will be posted on the Job Opportunities Listing page of our website.

Duties Summary:

This position is located in the Department of Transportation, Rail Transit Safety and Security Oversight Office, which has designated responsibility for overseeing the safety and security of the Honolulu rail transit system for compliance with Federal Transit Authority requirements.

The position is responsible for developing and implementing a System Safety Program Standard for the rail system as required by Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 659; reviewing and approving the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation's (HART) system safety and security plans; conducting safety and security reviews, including on-site reviews; investigating rail transit or related accidents; reviewing and approving HART's corrective action plans; and preparing and submitting initial, annual and periodic reports to the Federal Transit Authority.

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

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

Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university.

General Experience: One year of responsible professional work experience which required a high degree of analytical skill which involved gathering, evaluating and analyzing facts and other pertinent information required to resolve problems and/or to determine and recommend appropriate courses of action; demonstrated the ability to elicit information orally and in writing; reading, comprehending, interpreting and evaluating technical subjects, analysis or proposals; and applying problem solving methods and techniques, such as defining and analyzing problems, identifying alternative courses of action, using judgment in determining appropriate alternatives; and preparing clear and concise written reports and recommendations for action.

The experience must have been comparable to the General Professional IV, * General Professional V, ** or General Professional VI *** in the State service AND must have provided the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position to be filled:

*General Professional IV: Independently performs complex professional work which involves considerable research and analysis of a variety of issues, identification of various options and recommendation of the most viable solution.
**General Professional V: Independently performs highly complex professional work; supervises a staff of professional workers comparable to the IV level; serves as a project or team leader (e.g., initiates and completes highly complex projects, coordinates and directs a team of lower level professional workers, ensures accuracy and timely completion of work); or serves as a senior specialist requiring specialized technical knowledge in a particular subject matter area.
***General Professional VI: Plans, supervises and coordinates a staff of professional workers at the V level or supervises staff through subordinate supervisors at the V level; or serves as a technical expert in a highly specialized area and functions as the top-level essential to the development and direction of unprecedented initiatives having significant impact on all/most Executive Branch departments and which typically involves the application of state-of-the-art and/or "cutting edge" ideas, concepts, technology and/or issues.

Selective Certification Requirement (Rail Transit Safety and Security Experience): In order to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position, the required one year of experience identified above MUST have included demonstrated knowledge of rail transit systems; rail transit safety and/or security standards, rules and regulations; rail transit safety and/or security assessment and risk mitigation practices and procedures; research and evaluation methods and techniques; and the ability to evaluate and develop rail safety and/or security standards; evaluate and/or monitor the development and implementation of rail transit safety and/or security plans for compliance with standards, laws, rules and regulations; prepare and submit required federal reports.

Supervisory Experience: One year of supervisory work experience which included:
A. Planning, organizing, scheduling, and directing the work of others;
B. Assigning and reviewing subordinates' work;
C. Advising subordinates on difficult work problems;
D. Training and developing subordinates; and
E. Evaluating subordinate work performance, and disciplining them when necessary.

Substitution Allowed: Relevant substitution as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.
This does not apply for the Rail Transit Safety and Security Experience.

License: A valid driver's license is required.

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


Other Information:

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.

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