04/29/15 – DLNR Seeks Applications Deputy For Commission on Water Resource Management

Posted on Apr 29, 2015 in News Releases, slider

This posting is for the State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Commission on Water Resource Management. The position is located on the Island of Oahu.

If you have any questions regarding this non-civil service exempt position, please contact Kekoa Kaluhiwa at (808) 587-0402 (Monday – Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (HST).

The State Recruiting Office will refer all inquiries regarding this exempt position to the Department of Land and Natural Resources.


This position serves as the Deputy to the Chairperson of the Commission on Water Resource Management and Chief Executive Officer to the Commission; and administers and implements, under the direction of the Commission, the State Water Code and all rules, and other directives promulgated in accordance therewith by the Commission.


Citizenship Requirement: Applicants must be citizens, permanent resident aliens, or nationals of the United States. Non-citizens with unrestricted employment authorization from the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service may also apply.

Experience Requirements: The deputy shall have experience in the area of water resources and shall be appointed by the chairperson with the approval of a majority of the commission.

Quality of Experience: Possession of the required number of years of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for a position. The applicant’s overall experience must have been of such scope and level of responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that he/she has the ability to perform the duties of the position for which he/she is being considered

Physical/Mental Requirements: Applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position effectively and safely, with or without reasonable accommodation. Qualified applicants with disabilities who can perform the essential functions of the advertised position are encouraged to apply. The State of Hawaii is committed to making reasonable accommodations on a case-by-case basis. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation should be ready to discuss the accommodation sought so that a determination can be made that such accommodation is reasonable and would not cause the employer undue hardship.


This position is exempt from the civil service and considered temporary in nature. Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be “at will,” which means that you may be discharged from your employment at the prerogative of your department head or designee at any time.

Submit resumes to:
Department of Land and Natural Resources
Personnel Office
Attn: Ms. Michelle Matsumoto
1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 231
Honolulu, HI 96813

Please also complete and submit an Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment
(HRD 278). Applications can be found at: https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/jobs/. Position number is 101847.

The position description is posted online at

Direct all inquiries regarding this position to:
Mr. Kekoa Kaluhiwa, First Deputy Director
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (808) 587-0402
Monday – Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (HST).