County Auditor

County of Kauai - Kauai, HI3.9

Recruitment Number
Annual salary is $119,357.00

Please note that this recruitment will close at 4:30 p.m. HST on February 19, 2019.

Exempt Appointment

If you have any questions regarding this non-civil service exempt position, please contact the County of Kaua'i, Kauai County Council at (808)-241-4809 (Monday - Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. HST).
Duties Summary
The Kaua'i County Council is accepting applications from individuals to render services as County Auditor to conduct or cause to be conducted audits of all county funds, programs, and operations of any agency or operation of the county to include performance audits of funds and programs or operations as requested by Council by resolution, and to perform all related duties including supervising and managing the office staff.

This appointed position will serve for a period of six (6) years and may be extended.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
The County Auditor must have a baccalaureate degree in accounting, business administration, public administration or related field. The applicant must also possess professional proficiency demonstrated by relevant certification such as: certification as a certified internal auditor, certified public accountant, or an advanced degree in a relevant field, and five years of experience in the field of government auditing, evaluation, or analysis.

Applicants must meet all the requirements for the position they are seeking as of the filing date of their application, unless otherwise specified.

Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently. Your possession of the required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position. Overall paid or unpaid experience must be of such scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that you have the ability to perform the duties of the position.

Note: Calculation of experience is based on full-time, 40-hour work weeks. Part-time experience must be pro-rated. Example: Twelve months of experience at 20 hours per week is equivalent to six months of experience. In addition, hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week will not be credited. Example: Twelve months of experience at 60 hours per week is equivalent to one year, not one and one-half years.
Additional Job Information
Required Forms and Documents
Evidence of education (degree or transcript). A legible photo copy of an official transcript will be accepted. DHR reserves the right to request for an official copy.
Copy of a certifications (e.g., Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant)

Note: Transcripts downloaded from the internet are not acceptable. Copy of your education degree or transcripts and applicable certifications MUST be submitted in order to be given credit. Copies will not be returned. Mail or drop off: Department of Human Resources, 4444 Rice Street, Suite 140, Lihu'e, HI 96766 or email at within 7 calendar days from filing this application. Office hours are Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Your application may be rejected if the required documentation as identified above, under "Required Forms and Documentation" is not submitted within 7 calendar days from filing this application.

HOW TO APPLY: To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, please apply on-line at and click on Employment Opportunities, Job Opportunities Listing. You will be able to view the job announcement and apply for this position any position that is currently open.

Direct all inquiries regarding this position to the County of Kauai County Council at (808) 241-4809.

NOTE: Persons selected for employment will be required to pass a suitability background investigation which may include, but not limited to, an oral interview, reference check, drug screening, pre-employment medical exam, psychological assessment, polygraph test, as applicable to the position to their employment.

Additionally, persons appointed to exempt positions, employment is considered "at will," which means that the employee may be discharged from employment by the hiring department head or designee at any time.