Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell wants “energetic, self-motivated, high achievers with the desire to make a difference” to apply to work in his administration.

Caldwell, a Democrat, was re-elected last month to another four-year term.

“This is a general call for applications as the transition team shapes Mayor Caldwell’s cabinet for the second term,” Caldwell’s spokesman, Jesse Broder Van Dyke, said in an email.

Honolulu Hale bedecked w/ seated Mr. and Mrs. Claus and other holiday decorations.  11 dec 2014. photograph Cory Lum

This photo shows Honolulu Hale bedecked with Christmas decorations two years ago. This holiday season the mayor’s office is busy filling seats in his administration.


Broder Van Dyke didn’t specify how many positions are available but said the mayor’s appointments include department directors, deputy directors, secretaries and the staff of the mayor’s and managing director’s offices.

These are separate from civil service openings, which you can find here, and contract positions, which aren’t always advertised.

Applicants should submit their resumes and references by December 16 and list what areas or positions they’re interested in, Broder Van Dyke said.

Email applications to transition@honolulu.gov or mail them to Mayor’s Transition Team, c/o Managing Director’s Office, 530 South King Street, Room 306, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.

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