Hearings Officer

Sep 01 2023
Job Description


The HPHA is seeking a Hearings Officer to represent the agency in eviction hearings before the Eviction and Appeal Board and/or courts.  The Hearings Officer is responsible for reviewing and interpreting rules and regulations; advising the Executive Director and staff on rules and regulations as related to various branch programs; establishing operational procedures and performing activities pertaining to hearings, grievances, and contested cases; resolving disputes between tenants and the agency.


Minimum Qualification Requirements:


Education: Juris Doctorate from a school of law recognized by the American Bar Association.


General Experience: Three (3) years of overall experience which involves identifying, gathering, evaluating, and analyzing facts and other pertinent information required to resolve problems and applying statutory provisions, rules, and regulations to determine and recommend appropriate courses of action on hearings.


Specialized Experience: Two (2) years of specialized experience which involved the knowledge of procedures and requirements pertinent to conducting hearings of contested cases in government and adjudicating hearings of contested cases that involve the interpretation and application of policies, rules, and regulations which demonstrate skill in the analysis and presentation of cases or complex issues.



Supervisory Experience: Two (2) years of supervisory experience which includes planning, organizing, staffing, policy formulations and implementation.


The Hawaii Public Housing Authority helps provide Hawai`i residents with affordable housing and shelter without discrimination.

HPHA does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. HPHA efforts focus on developing affordable rental and supportive housing, public housing, and the efficient and fair delivery of housing services to the people of Hawai`i.

The Hawaii Public Housing Authority does not discriminate against any person based on disability/handicap, race, ancestry, color, sex, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, or HIV infection.

We invite highly motivated individuals to make a difference in the lives of others, by joining the team that manages Hawaii’s Public Housing Properties.


For consideration, you may submit or email a cover letter, a completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment HRD 278 (see link below), and a detailed resume to:

Hawaii Public Housing Authority

Human Resources Office – Building B

1002 N. School Street

Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

Email: [email protected]



The State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, HRD 278 may be accessed online at http://humanservices.hawaii.gov/appli​cation-for-non-civil-service-appointment/​



For a list of other positions please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/ha​waii and apply online.



You can also visit the Hawaii Public Housing Authority website by scanning the QR code below and view the exempt job postings by clicking the “Career Opportunities” tab and then clicking “Announcement Various Exempt Positions”.