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Notice #: 0000142395-01
State/City & County Jobs


Opening date: August 16, 2009 Closing date: August 31, 2009

Salary: At level currently established by the Salary Commission (see Resolution 2009-1, dated April 28, 2009) mission/tabid/519/Default.aspx

Duties Summary:

Conduct or cause to be conducted: independent annual or biennial audit of all county funds and accounts to be conducted by a certified public accountant or firm of certified public accountants; performance audits of the funds, programs, and operations of any agency or operation of the county as requested by the council by resolution; performance and financial audits of the funds, programs, and operations of any agency or operation of the county; follow-up audits and monitoring of compliance with audit recommendations; supervise and manage staff of the office of the county auditor.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, or public administration or related field; adequate professional proficiency for the office, demonstrated by relevant certification, such as certification as a certified internal auditor or certified public accountant, or have an advanced degree in a relevant field with at least five years experience in the field of government auditing, evaluation or analysis.
Preferred: Certified internal auditor or certified public accountant.

How To Apply:

Mail or fax your resume to the Chair, Kaua’i County Council, 4396 Rice Street, Room 206, Lihu’e HI 96766; fax:: 808-241-6207.

Citizenship Requirement: You must be a Hawai’i resident and citizen, permanent resident alien, or national of the United States. However, if you are a non-citizen with employment authorization from the U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service, you may also apply.

Physical/Mental Requirements: Applicants must be able to physically and mentally perform efficiently the duties of the position. Qualified applicants with disabilities who can perform the essential functions of the advertised position are encouraged to apply. The County of Kaua’i is committed to making reasonable accommodations on a case-by-case basis. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodations should be ready to discuss the accommodation sought so that a determination can be made that such accommodation is reasonable and would not cause the employer undue hardship.

Physical Examination Requirement: Offers of employment will be conditioned on the results of a complete physical examination and drug-screening test. The cost for the physical examination shall be borne by the applicant and not the County of Kaua’i. An applicant will be rejected if the applicant is known to be a habitual or excessive user of drugs, narcotics or intoxicating beverages which is/are detrimental to the proper performance of the duties and responsibilities of the position or if the applicant is determined to be an illegal user of drugs or narcotics.