Emergency Management Specialist 1-5


Salary to commensurate with education and experience.

Job Description and Qualifications

The primary purpose of an Emergency Management Specialist is to develop, facilitate, maintain, and evaluate various components of state documentation for preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery, as well as the Agency’s strategic plan. Coordinates joint efforts and review among county, state, and federal agencies, as well as non-governmental organizations and private sector partners.

These positions will serve as a State Emergency Response Team (SERT) member during emergencies. We are seeking to fill positions within Planning, Logistics, and Hazard Mitigation.

Applicants must possess a valid license to drive in the State of Hawaii. This requirement is due to the potential for independent travel at all times of the day or night during activation, deployment, and other transportation requirements during emergencies.

This position is exempt from civil service and considered temporary in nature. Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered “at-will”, which means you may be discharged from your employment at the prerogative of your department head or designee at any time.

If you have any questions regarding this non civil service exempt position, or to apply, please email your resume to Hawaii Emergency Management Agency at [email protected].

As a condition of employment with the State of Hawaii, each qualified candidate who has been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.