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Job Announcements (updated 3/12/2015)

PBR HAWAII & Associates, Inc., a multi-disciplinary planning and landscape architecture firm, is seeking a planner for its Honolulu office.

Required qualifications include:
  • A Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in urban planning, social science, natural, physical, or environmental science, law, real estate/development, landscape architecture, architecture, or other related field;
  • Strong research, analytical, writing, oral communication, and organizational skills;
  • Focused attention to detail, accuracy, and meeting deadlines;
  • Competency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Project.
Desirable qualifications include:
  • Experience preparing and processing: environmental assessments and/or environmental impact statements, and state and county land use permit applications;
  • A firm understanding of NEPA, Chapter 343 HRS, and other Federal, State and County environmental and land use policies, plans, and regulations; and
  • The position often entails coordinating with technical consultants and interfacing with clients, agencies, and the general public.

PBR HAWAII & Associates, Inc. is a locally-owned Hawaii-based company. We offer a range of career opportunities for planners to engage in public and private sector projects, including preparing master plans, community plans, environmental documents, and entitlement applications.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits provided.

If interested please reply with:

  • A letter of interest
  • Your resume
  • A list of references; and
  • Two writing samples—one of which should be a brief letter or memo and the other should be of longer length that highlights your research, analytical, and critical thinking skills, as well as your attention to detail.

Please reply to:

Tom Schnell, AICP
Senior Associate
PBR HAWAII
1001 Bishop Street, Suite 650
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

E-mail: tschnell@pbrhawaii.com

No phone calls please.

PBR HAWAII is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Cardno is seeking a NEPA Planner in their Honolulu, HI office.

For additional information and how to apply click here.


The City and County of Honolulu is currently seeking a City Planner/Urban Designer.

PLANNER V - General City/Urban Planning (SR-24). Responsible for planning activities and urban design at the community level in support of the General Plan and Development Plans, urban design, and transit-oriented development.

For additional information and requirements please see the full job description here.


Belt Collins Hawaii is currently seeking a Sr. Planner for our Honolulu office.

The Sr. Planner works with both public and private sector clients in obtaining entitlements, processing zoning changes, and coordinating development reviews. Manages planning projects and prepares related documents including applications, permit forms and environmental reviews. Prepare (research and write) and format technical and feasibility reports up to the final submittal stage and assist with compiling the draft and final reports; direct and review the preparation of reports and records by Planning Department staff. Coordinate with local planning and regulatory agencies to understand requirements community concerns and development plans. Prepare Environmental Assessments and Environmental Impact Statements based on HRS Chapter 343 or NEPA. Apply professional competence with specialized knowledge of land use planning, community planning, and facility planning. Bachelors degree required. Masters degree in Urban/Regional Planning or related field, preferred. Certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners preferred.

For additional information and requirements please check out the full job description at www.beltcollins.com.

Interested parties should send a resume with the position title in the subject line to hrhonolulu@bchdesign.com

Belt Collins is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer

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