DCA Employment Opportunities

Work for the State of Hawaii, Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Division of Consumer Advocacy

The State of Hawaii is one of Hawaii’s largest employers and offers a competitive compensation package.

For civil service positions, interested applicants are to apply directly with DHRD using the links below

For exempt (non-civil service) positions, applicants shall complete and submit the Form 278. This form is not to be completed by interested applicants for civil service positions.


Research Analyst V

Position Number 16291

Salary: Commensurate with education & experience

Duties Summary:

The Research Analyst V primary purposes are to 1) perform analyses of Federal, State and local laws and ordinances, programs and regulatory policies and how it will affect the regulation of
the certificated utility and transportation companies serving Hawaii’s customers and 2) participate in and/or direct required analyses, review and coordinate the drafting and production of reports, studies, testimonies, public information releases or other documents as assigned.



Public Utilities Transportation Specialist 

Position Number 123135

Salary: $6,949 to $$8,455 per month

Duties Summary:

The PU Transportation Specialist provides support services in the investigation, analysis and evaluation either of public utilities or of public transportation enterprises throughout the State to the Public Utilities Commission through the Administrative Director, while concurrently participating in the development or revision of regulations, standards or policies governing enterprises in the assigned area; and perform other related duties as assigned.

Office Assistant IV
Position Number 22-0440

Salary: $3,194 – $4,038 per month

Duties Summary:

The office assistant executes advanced clerical tasks with independence and discretion, including evaluation of complex information, interpretation of regulations, and substantive decision-making, while performing senior-level clerical functions and other related duties as assigned.

Legal Clerk

Position Number 20-0428

Salary: $3,730 – $4,723 per month

Duties Summary:

The Legal Clerk independently executes diverse legal clerical tasks in support of attorneys, primarily involving the preparation, processing, and filing of complex legal and court documents with courts or quasi-judicial bodies, adhering to strict deadlines and performing other related duties as assigned.

Secretary III

Position Number 122764

Salary: $4,038 to $5,111 per month

Duties Summary: A Secretary serves as a trusted personal assistant which require a close and confidential relationship with the manager or administrator served; an overall awareness of the activities and administrative framework of the organization; and the performance of a variety of clerical and minor administrative duties which are auxiliary to the work of the manager or administrator served.