Personnel Assistant Ii

County Of Maui
$4,199 Per month HI Maui County Risk Manager, 200 S High St, Wailuku, HI 96793, United States


Performs a variety of subprofessional personnel services in support of a departmental personnel program; advises on personnel policies and procedures; maintains personnel records and files and processes and reviews personnel transactions; and performs other related duties as required.
Distinguishing Characteristics:
Classes in this series differ from other classes in that Personnel Assistants provide subprofessional support and assistance in developing and executing a departmental personnel program. The work generally requires the application of standard methods and procedures to accomplish the work process and normally requires a practical knowledge of personnel functions and services.
Grade Level Standards:

Grade II:        Independently performs a variety of subprofessional personnel assignments in support of a departmental personnel program.

Examples of Duties

The following are examples of duties and are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in this class. The omission of specific duties statements does not preclude management from assigning such duties if such duties are a logical assignment for the position.
Reviews and distributes all official communications, inquiries, reports, recommendations, documents and other personnel matters received by the department; compiles data and prepares reports on special personnel matters requiring the attention of the department head for his review and action; prepares all documents and communications on personnel matters for transmittal to the central personnel agency and other governmental agencies; prepares communications, notices and other publications dealing with personnel matters for distribution to the several sections and divisions of the department; provides assistance to departmental personnel in matters of classification, appointment, transfers, promotions, demotions, salary adjustments, employee grievances, etc.; reviews departmental personnel policies and procedures and recommends changes or modifications to the department head for his review and action; screens all requests for industrial accident workers' compensation and recommends action to be taken; processes personnel and payroll transactions; participates in staff conferences and advises personnel of modifications, changes or additions to rules, regulations, policies, procedures, etc.; maintains departmental control files on  employee status, positions, vacation, sick leave, overtime and other personnel records and files; reviews employee grievances and complaints and recommends the disposition of the complaint or grievance to the department head.
This is an amendment to the specification for the class, PERSONNEL ASSISTANT II, approved on December 7, 1971, effective February 18, 1993.
APPROVED:  February 18, 1993

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Training and Experience: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school and for:
Grade II:       five years of progressively responsible clerical experience, two of which shall have been in a personnel program.
License Requirement: None.
Knowledge of:   the principles and practices of personnel administration; merit system philosophy; civil service laws, rules and regulations; various kinds of personnel transactions; interviewing principles and techniques; various kinds of occupations and sources of occupational information; methods of keeping personnel records and files; office practices and procedures.
Ability to: interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations; locate sources of materials and conduct simple research studies; maintain cooperative relationships with others; keep information and materials confidential; give and follow oral and written instructions.
Health and Physical Condition:
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.
Physical Effort Grouping:     Light

Supplemental Information

Qualified applicants will be required to take an online assessment. Applicants are required to test alone in a quiet, distraction-free area using a reliable computer with a high-speed internet connection, a microphone, a webcam (internal or external), and a Windows or Apple Operating System. Applicants who do not meet the system requirements will be provided an opportunity to take the online assessment on site.

Employees appointed to temporary positions may also gain membership in the civil service upon satisfactory completion of an initial probation period of at least six months. Once you become a member of the civil service, you become eligible to apply for promotion and transfer opportunities to permanent as well as other temporary positions.


If you have never applied for a job using the NEOGOV system, you must create an account.  You will need a username, password, and working email address to create your account. Your detailed work history is required on the application. A resume submitted in lieu of an application will not be sufficient. Furthermore, "See resume" is NOT an acceptable response under the "Work Experience" section. An application containing this response may be deemed incomplete. Applications may be rejected if they are incomplete.


The above examination is being given on an open-competitive basis to establish an eligible list which shall be effective for not more than one year unless extended by the Director of Personnel Services.


The County of Maui does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, arrest and court record, assignment of child support, national guard participation or any other basis covered by state or federal laws governing non-discrimination

Pre-Employment/Post-Offer Drug Screening Test: All applicants, who will enter a safety sensitive position or certain designated categories that the Personnel Services Director has established or who are required by law to be drug tested must pass a pre-employment/post-offer drug screening test as a condition of employment. There is no retesting or re-evaluation process. Cost for the drug screening test shall be borne by the County of Maui.

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