Employment Opportunities

Posted on May 10, 2019 in Main

Hawaii Community Development Authority

Employment Opportunity

The Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA) is a public entity created by the Hawaii State Legislature to establish community development plans in community development districts; determine community development programs; and cooperate with private enterprise and various components of federal, state, and county governments to bring community development plans to fruition.  The HCDA’s work should result in economic and social opportunities and aim to meet the highest needs and aspirations of Hawaii’s people.


HCDA Director of Planning and Development

The Director of Planning and Development provides executive level assistance to the Executive Director in the management and coordination of planning and development related issues.   This position oversees HCDA’s planning and development activities performed by professional staff and contractors.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Private and public development, including planning and financing; zoning; real estate or property management, including land appraisal techniques; environmental issues; the real estate market; and effective communication and negotiation techniques.
  • Skills and abilities to plan, budget, staff, organize, direct, and coordinate the planning and real estate development activities of a major community development district project affecting broad areas of development and community life; exercise independent judgment and provide sound advice on planning and development matters; negotiate effectively; work effectively with others; and communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a baccalaureate degree in public or business administration, real estate management, law, engineering, planning, land development, architecture, or related field.
  • Six years of progressively responsible experience in project development and management, construction, real estate development, professional planning, property management, or other related experiences.
  • Three years of professional supervisory work experience which included planning the work of other professional workers, including assigning and scheduling their work, advising them on difficult or potential problems, evaluating their work and taking disciplinary action.

To apply for this position

Send a resume and cover letter to dbedt.hcda.contact@hawaii.gov