Careers

Union Agents
Location: Oahu and Hawaii Island
Job Reference Numbers: UAO518 (Oahu), UAH518 (Hawaii Island)
Application Deadline: August 6, 2018

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Field Service Officer (Oahu) or Division Chief (Hawaii and Maui), the essential duties and responsibilities of the Union Agent include advocating for HGEA members, contract enforcement, grievance handling, member/steward recruitment and organizing, and providing other membership services.  Union Agents are represented by the Hawaii Association of Union Agents (HAUA) and its labor agreement.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor degree from an accredited college of university and more than six (6) months of professional work experience handling complaints and resolving problems directly with customers/clients; work experience speaking before small and large groups; and knowledge of government operations and basic union principles and practices.

Ability to generate letters, reports and other documents; possess effective verbal and written communication skills; provide excellent customer service; work outside of normal work hours and on the weekends, as needed; possess a valid Hawaii driver’s license and reliable personal vehicle to travel frequently to and from various meeting locations around the island. Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Word is preferred and prior employment in a local government agency and active union membership are desired.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, please read the duties and responsibilities and minimum qualifications stated above and submit a completed application form with job reference number to the Human Resources Office. Please download the application form and email to jobs@hgea.org.

Fiscal Services Technician
Location: Oahu - Fiscal Department
Job Reference Numbers: FST0718
Application Deadline: July 31, 2018

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Controller, the Fiscal Services Technician supports and assists the Fiscal Department by the maintenance of the membership accounts and provides support as required to ensure operational efficiency.  This position provides membership services and benefits, requires the ability to respond efficiently and effectively in a service-oriented environment and adheres to strict deadlines.  In addition, this position requires the ability to respond to members, adjust to changes in the work environment, multitasks, have strong communication skills, and maintains a harmonious working relationship with various parties.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualified candidates must have graduated from high school or have a GED. Three (3) years of accounting experience in accounts receivable, accounts payable and/or bookkeeping. Three (3) years of customer service experience. Exceptions may be made at the discretion of the Executive Director regarding equivalent combination of education and experience.

Working knowledge of practices and procedures relating to accounts receivable and/or accounts payable transactions as well as general office operations, arithmetic and standard business correspondences. Qualified candidates must have the ability to be a team-player; maintains the confidentiality of member information; perform rapid and accurate arithmetic calculations; operates a personal computer with Microsoft products and other financial software; understands and applies pertinent statutory and/or contractual provisions; effectively prioritize assignments to meet deadlines; operate and maintain office equipment common to accounting departments; maintain records and files in an easily retrievable, current, and systematic manner; and establish and maintain effective working relationship with others. Qualified candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate in person, on the phone and in writing; and the ability to lift files and/or records of up to 20 pounds.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, please read the duties and responsibilities and minimum qualifications stated above and submit a completed application form with job reference number to the Human Resources Office. Please download the application form and email to jobs@hgea.org.