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Exempt Employment Opportunities

Exempt (non-civil service) appointments are made outside the civil service process. Civil service recruitment procedures do not apply, however, public employment and Judiciary employment requirements must be met. All positions and persons in the exempt service are excluded from the requirements of selection by merit competition and from civil service status. Exempt (non-civil service) appointments are considered “at-will,” which means that the hiring authority may terminate the employment relationship at any time.

If you are currently a regular (permanent) civil service employee with the Hawai´i State Judiciary and accept a temporary exempt (non-civil service) appointment, you may be required to relinquish your civil service status and all employment rights and privileges of a regular civil service employee. 


Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Clerk

Exempt Appointment (Non-Civil Service), Full-Time Temporary, $2,588 per month

Location:  Administrative Driver’s License Revocation Office (ADLRO), Honolulu, Hawaii

Duties: This position is under the general supervision of the DUI Assistant and provides clerical support to the Chief DUI Adjudicator, DUI Adjudicators, DUI Assistant and DUI Review Technicians.

Desired Qualifications:

Education: High School diploma required.  College or other advanced education desired.

Experience: One year of clerical experience involving direct customer service contact such as that found in private sector retail sales settings or other government agencies dealing with the public.

Working Conditions: The incumbent in this position may be required to work a variable work schedule and to work beyond a normal work schedule including evenings, days off, and holidays.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please submit a current resume and cover letter to:

Email:recruitment@courts.hawaii.gova

Or

Mail to:  

Hawaii State Judiciary
Human Resources Department-Staffing Services Division
426 Queen Street, First Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Recruitment will be conducted until the position is filled.  


DUI Adjudicator

Exempt Appointment (Non-Civil Service), SR-26, $5,373 per month*, Honolulu, Hawaii

*Starting salary may be based on the availability of funds, applicant’s qualifications, and other relevant factors.

Click here to view job duties and requirements.

How to Apply: If you are interested in this position, please submit a current resume and cover letter to:

Email: recruitment@courts.hawaii.gov

Or

Mail:
Hawaii State Judiciary
Human Resources Department-Staffing Services Division
426 Queen Street, First Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Recruitment will be conducted until the position is filled.


Secretary, Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution (CADR), Full-Time Temporary, Honolulu, O`ahu

Salary: $3,023 per month

Duties:  Provides secretarial assistance and services to CADR and other programs under the Intergovernmental & Community Relations Department, including special projects. 

Desirable Qualifications:

Education:  Graduation from high school or equivalent.

Experience:  Two and one-half (2-1/2) years of progressively responsible typing and/or substantive clerical work experience which demonstrated knowledge of English grammar, spelling and arithmetic; knowledge of common office equipment; knowledge and understanding of computer word processing and software applications; the ability to read and understand oral and written instructions; the ability to speak and write simply and directly; and the ability to carry out procedures in clerical work systems and perform secretarial tasks.

This experience includes, but is not limited to, several of the following:  serving as telephone and walk-in receptionist; maintaining a system of files; making travel arrangements; composing correspondence; obtaining and presenting information from files; routing correspondence; reviewing outgoing correspondence for format, grammar, spelling and typography; maintaining a log of pending work; preparing and finalizing documents using computer word processing applications; preparing and finalizing charts, tables, graphs and other materials using computer software applications.

How to Apply:  If you are interested in this position, please submit a current resume and cover letter by email to: mailto:Cecelia.C.Chang@courts.hawaii.gov

Recruitment will be conducted until the position is filled.

 


Appellate Law Clerk, Intermediate Court of Appeals of the State of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Salary:  $5,373 per month

Summary of Duties:  Reviews and analyzes the contents of appellate briefs and records on appeal; performs legal research; prepares memoranda of law and proposed dispositions; conducts thorough final review of opinions, memorandum opinions, and summary disposition orders to check for accuracy of citations, content, and form; and performs other duties as required.

Requirement:  Graduation from a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association.

How to Apply:  Submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and law school transcript to the attention of the Honorable Judge Katherine G. Leonard by email to:  Helen.K.Ota@courts.hawaii.gov

Or by mail:

Intermediate Court of Appeals
426 Queen Street, Room 201
Honolulu, HI 96813
Attention:  Honorable Judge Katherine G. Leonard

First consideration will be given to resumes received by Monday, August 6, 2018.  Recruitment will be conducted until the position is filled.


Law Clerk (Lautenberg), SR-20, $5,167 per month, Third Circuit Court, 3rd Division, Kona, Hawaii.

How to Apply: Submit resume, references and writing samples to the attention of the Honorable Robert D.S. Kim by email: Recruitment.3JC@courts.hawaii.gov

Third Circuit Court
79-1020 Haukapila Street
Kealakekua, Hawai ̀i 96750
Attention: Honorable Robert D.S. Kim

Recruitment will be conducted until the position is filled.


Law Clerks

Law clerks work directly with a judge or justice and are exempt from civil service. Each judge or justice personally hires his or her law clerk(s). Generally, law clerk applicants should submit a cover letter along with a resume. However, the judge or justice may have additional application requirements, such as writing samples, law school transcripts or recommendation letters. Therefore, applicants should contact the respective judge or justice’s office directly.