Housing Development Specialist

Sep 01 2023
Job Description

The Housing Redevelopment Officer is responsible for aiding in all phases of housing development including location of housing sites, preparation of feasibility studies for the site, master plan preparation, processing the required governmental applications and permits, construction of housing units, and coordination with Property Management & Maintenance Services Branch and the Office of the Executive Director.


Minimum Qualification Requirements:


Required Licenses, Certificates, etc.: Driver’s license preferred.


Professional Licenses or Certificates, etc.: Other professional licenses or certificates (law, architectural, engineering, real estate, etc.) although not required, are positively considered.


Education: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree and major preferably in business administration, finance, real estate, engineering, or architecture.


Substitution: In lieu of education, work experience may be substituted. For work experience to qualify in lieu of education, the applicant’s overall applicable work experience must have a similar scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that he/she can perform the duties and responsibilities for which he/she is being considered, e.g., must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Experience: One (1) year of experience in infrastructure and/or property/housing development, such as project management or coordination; construction management; construction superintendent; project and/or warranty inspection; property management; and real estate and/or other property/housing development.



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”.