State Job Opportunities
Aloha and Welcome!
This is the Department of Human Resources Development (DHRD) recruitment center. The links provided on this page will help you locate and apply for job openings with the State of Hawai‘i, Executive branch, excluding the Department of Education.
Please be advised that the State of Hawai‘i’s Online Application System (powered by NEOGOV) will be unavailable for your use on Friday, October 27th, 9:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. HST due to system maintenance. This maintenance is facilitated to ensure that the State of Hawai‘i continues to provide you with the highest level of service. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. Thank you for your understanding.
- Civil Service Job Opportunities
List of civil service job postings.
- Promotional Job Opportunities
List of promotional job postings for current civil service employees. Only temporary and permanent civil service members of the State of Hawai‘i, Executive branch may apply for the jobs listed.
- Non-Civil Service Job Opportunities
List of non-civil service job postings. Each job posting directs you to the hiring department with the vacant position for employment consideration.
- Job Opportunities with Other State Departments
Career opportunities posted by specific departments. The listings may include civil service, non-civil service, appointed, and/or temporary/intermittent jobs.
- FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) and Answers
Answers to most questions asked about the State’s recruitment and examination steps, job announcements, definitions of our commonly used terms, and other topics.
- User Guide
Step-by-step, 10-page fully illustrated guide on using the State of Hawaii’s online application process (powered by NEOGOV).
- Applicants’ Rights Under Federal and State Employment Laws
Federal and State laws provide certain rights to applicants. Here you will find information relating to the Federal Family Medical Leave Act, Equal Employment Opportunity, Employee Polygraph Protection Act, the Hawai’i State laws, and DHRD’s Discrimination/Harassment-Free Workplace Policy.
- Important Information for Retirees Returning to Work
Information for state and county retirees who wish to return to work with the State Executive branch departments. Please note that DHRD’s posting is not comprehensive or complete, so that interested persons should also follow the link to the Employees’ Retirement System (ERS) website.
- Important Job Information
Information about citizenship, residency, our merit system, DHRD levels of review, and other topics.
- Change of Information Form
Job applicants should use this form (HRD 390C) to notify us of any changes to your name, address, employment conditions, and to be reinstated to the list of eligibles if you have been suspended from eligibility.