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Notice #: 0000103757-01

State of Hawaii
Hawaii State Civil Defense
State Exempt Job Vacancy Announcements
Emergency Logistics Project Planners

OPENS: February 20, 2009
CLOSES: February 27, 2009

SALARY: $4,328 – $5,062 monthly

LOCATION: Honolulu

DESIRED: National Guard, Reservist, Retired Active Duty Logistics Planners

The Task Force for Emergency Readiness Project (TFER) is a Homeland Security Grant pilot project designed to test integrating military planning skills with emergency management planning. Emergency Logistics Planners will assist State emergency management officials in the development and execution of a comprehensive and integrated state-level catastrophic preparedness program that spans the continuum of prevention, protection, response and recovery missions. Planning products will fuse civilian and military deliberate planning methodology, support continuous improvement in catastrophic preparedness and foster public and private sector resilience to minimizing the consequences of disasters. The project is anticipated to last 12 to 18 months based on available funding.

Under the guidance of the Homeland Security, the Emergency Logistics Planners for the Task Force for Emergency Readiness, provides independent professional level emergency management support and planning assistance to local jurisdictions, State and Federal agencies for the pilot program – Task Force for Emergency Readiness. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limtied to the development and implementation of contingency plans; and the analyses of logistics processes and procedures.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: Four (4) years of progressively responsible professional experience in government, military, or private sector planning which included the development and implementation of operations, logistics, or emergency management-related plans. Knowledge of military procedures and protocols is desirable.

TO OBTAIN APPLICATION FORMS: Contact Yoko Tomita of the State Civil Defense, Homeland Security Branch at (808) 733-4320 x217, e-mail: for application forms or Dolores Cook at (808) 733-4320 x219, e-mail: for additional information.

Applications must be received by FEBRUARY 27, 2009.

Qualified candidates will be scheduled for an interview and a written assessment.

Projected Start Date: March 30, 2009.