DATE POSTED: Updated on May 24, 2023


STATUS:  Permanent / Full-time (1.0 FTE)

LOCATION: This position is located in the Plant Maintenance department at Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH) of the Hawai’i Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) Kaua’i Region. KVMH, along with Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH) and The Kaua’i Region Clinics, which consists of The Clinic at Waimea, The Clinic at Port Allen, The Clinic at Kalāheo, The Specialty Clinic at Kalāheo, The Clinic/Urgent Care at Po’ipū, and The Clinic at Kapa’a, are all part of a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawai’i.

The Maintenance department provides technical expertise for the design, planning, and construction aspects of building, remodeling, or renovating the physical plant and equipment to meet the needs of the facility; maintains the buildings and equipment of the facility; repairs or replaces parts of equipment; maintains electrical service; ensures other utilities of the facility are functioning properly; maintains grounds and landscaping; operates and maintains boilers; conducts fire inspection; and maintains the facility in a clean, sanitary and attractive condition.

JOB FUNCTIONS: The General Laborer II participates in a variety of manual and semi-skilled work tasks in connection with the cleaning, care, landscaping, and maintenance of the hospital grounds. Also included is the maintenance and repair of campus roads, buildings, and equipment for the facility. This position reports to the Building Maintenance Worker II, position no. 58273, or its designee. 

SALARY: $3,936 per month at 1.0 FTE | BC03 | BU01


  • 13 paid holidays each year (14 during election years)
  • 21 paid vacation days per year
  • 21 paid sick days per year
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription plans
  • Retirement and Deferred Compensation plans


To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements.  Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience are credited based on a 40-hour workweek.

Education: None required. 

Licensure: Current, valid driver’s license preferred.

Certifications: None required.

Experience: One (1) year of manual, unskilled, and semi-skilled work experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and training. 

Knowledge of: Common hand tools and equipment used in manual, unskilled, and semiskilled work; common methods, procedures, and materials used in general construction and maintenance work, including safety practices.

Ability to: Use common hand tools and equipment typical of the class; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; perform heavy lifting, moving, digging, or other manual work typical of the class.


Applicants must be physically able to perform, efficiently and effectively, the essential duties of the position which typically require the ability to read without strain printed material the size of typewritten characters, glasses permitted, and the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, or the ability to compensate satisfactorily.

Mental/Emotional Requirements: All applicants must possess emotional and mental stability appropriate to the job duties and responsibilities and working conditions.


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