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Job Announcements (updated 8/12/2015)

Maui Planning Department is seeking to fill a Senior Management Position.

The Maui Planning Department is recruiting to fill a senior management position to run a new, small division tasked with implementing our general and community plans. This division will spearhead some of our higher profile projects such as designating IAL (on three islands), performing a comprehensive review of our zoning code, and more. An ideal candidate will know how to write legislation and understand the legislative process. He or she would also have considerable experience working with community groups, landowners, and legislative bodies, sometimes involving controversial topics. Knowledge of procurement and consultant selection/management is important. If interested, please click here.

HHF Planners is seeking a Facilities and Land Use Planner.

Position Summary: Project Planner for DOD facilities and land planning assignments, responsible for: the preparation of installation development plans, area development plans, and other facility and design studies. Land use design position requires skills in research, report writing, interaction with clients and technical experts, and land use design. Some travel is required.

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HHF Planners is seeking an Intern.

Position Summary: The intern will support professional planning staff in a wide variety of planning projects. Duties may include general research; data compilation and analysis; preparation of presentation materials and reports; participation in client and sub-consultant meetings; preparation of meeting records and other correspondence; and other duties as assigned.

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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
1001 Bishop Street, Suite 650
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813


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.

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