Texas Education Agency in Haiku, HI

  • Industry: Scientific Research - Electronic Engineering/Computer Science
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $105,490.00 - 131,660.00 / Year*
position filled
Recruitment Information

Recruitment Number 20-0077


Level II: $3,774 per month (SR-18, Step C)

Level III: $4,079 to $4,968 per month (SR-20, Step C to H)

Note: The starting monthly salary for vacancies in Step C, is at the minimum rate of pay. For vacancies at Step C to H, hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant's qualifications, and other relevant factors.

Duties Summary

The basic objectives of Hawaii's chemical/mechanical plant pest control are: (1) to safeguard the land assets of the State from the encroachment and detriments of noxious weed and other plant pests, and (2) to prevent the introduction of noxious weed and other seeds and sale of low-quality or improperly labeled agricultural and vegetable seeds.

Noxious Weed Specialist II in state servicereceives progressive training in noxious weed and other plant pest control activities and, in a trainee capacity applies this knowledge to a wide range of work tasks typical of the higher-grade levels; and performs other duties as required.

Noxious Weed Specialist III performs technical research, development and regulatory work in noxious weed and other plant pest prevention, control and eradication; provides advisory services on the implementation of routine cooperative weed control projects; trains lower-level specialists; and performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Basic Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with amajor in agriculture or botanywith a minimum of one course in each of, and a total of 18 semester credit hours in the following areas: horticulture, agronomy, plant pathology or botany, and entomology.

Specialized Experience:
Noxious Weed Specialist II Level:
6 months and
Noxious weed Specialist III Level: One and One-half years (1 1/2) of:
Progressively responsible work experience performing or supervising research, development, and regulatory work in the prevention, control, and eradication of noxious weeds and other plant pests. The experience must have provided applicants with the knowledge of methods of noxious weed and other plant pest prevention, control, and eradication and/or techniques of research in this field.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements, will apply.

Lifting and Carrying: Applicants must be able to lift and carry up to 45 pounds unassisted and lift and carry up to 75 pounds assisted by another person and/or with the use of equipment such as a hand truck.

Driver's License: You must possess a valid driver's license at the time of appointment.

The information provided above represents a summary of the Minimum Qualification Requirements . To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE (Download PDF reader).


Other Information

The State of Hawai'i complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodations in completing an application, any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please call 808-###-#### for assistance.

ThePSLFProgramis afederal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans. To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer. For more information, please click:

The Department of Human Resources Development (HRD) will use electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information relating to the status and processing of their applications as part of our ongoing efforts to increase operational efficiency, promote the conservation of green resources, and minimize delays and costs.

Please ensure that the email address and contact information you provide is current, secure, and readily accessible to you. We will not be responsible in any way if you do not receive our emails or fail to check your email-box in a timely manner. In addition, please be aware that you may no longer receive notification about applications submitted if you choose to disable the Job Application Emails feature in your Account Settings.

The examination for this recruitment will be conducted on an unassembled basis where the examination score is based on an evaluation and rating of your education and experience. It is therefore important that your employment application provide a clear and detailed description of the duties and responsibilities of each position you held.

In-person interviews and/or further testing in Hawaii may be required at the discretion of the hiring agency. If in-person interviews and/or further testing is a requirement, applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements and are referred to the vacancy must be available to participate in person and at their own expense in this required phase of the selection process.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. In addition to employment availability and score, the referral of qualified applicants may be based upon other factors including date of receipt of application.

CLICK HERE (Download PDF reader)for further information about Equal Employment Opportunity, the Merit Civil Service System, Citizenship and other requirements, Reasonable Accommodation, Veterans Preference, Examination Requirements, and the State Recruiting Office's Levels of Review.

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