Secretary III

Job Category: Administrative
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Job Location: Honolulu County

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART), a semi-autonomous agency of the City and County of Honolulu, is responsible for the design and construction of Hawaii’s largest infrastructure project and the nation’s first fully-automated transit system.  Considerable work is in progress to extend the system past the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport and into downtown Honolulu, representing an 18.9-mile automated fixed-guideway rail system with 19 stations.  It is an exciting time to be at HART, as the first segment of the rail system recently opened to the public.   

HART is searching for a candidate to join the organization as a Secretary III. This position will provide secretarial and administrative support to various departments within HART, including but not limited to Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Safety and Planning, and Transit Property Acquisition and Relocation.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare letters, memoranda, reports, and other documents using word processing, spreadsheet, database, project management information system (Unifier) or presentation software.
  • Read incoming print and electronic mail; prepare responses or distribute, and follow up with others within the organization, as needed.
  • Organize, coordinate and schedule meetings.
  • Assemble and prepare information and/or presentations for the departments, the organization, the public, or others.
  • Collaborate and team up with other HART secretaries and contribute towards the development of a high-performing executive support team.

Minimum Requirements

  • A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school.
  • At least four years of secretarial, administrative support or substantive clerical experience.


This position is entitled to a comprehensive benefits package as provided by the City and County of Honolulu, including:

  • Vacation – employees may earn 21 days per year, plus 13 holidays per year. Sick leave is also provided.
  • Health insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Employee assistance program

Schedule and Location

The work of this position is conducted in the HART offices (no telecommuting allowed) during typical 8-hour shifts.

Salary Range

$48,456 – $63,696 annually


  • In addition to a resume, this position requires an Employment Application to be submitted.
  • HART does not cover any relocation costs
  • This position is not eligible for tele-working

Segment 1 Rail Now Open

For information on rail fares, schedules, safety, and operational questions, visit the Department of Transportation Services website. Skyline Hotline: 808-848-5555

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