Employment Opportunities

At Waimea Valley Hi'ipaka LLC staff is 'ohana. 

As stewards and staff  of this sacred Valley we strive in our daily responsibilities to Waimea  and its host culture to celebrate and share a vibrant and living Hawaiian culture with the world. 

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Hi'ipaka LLC, Waimea Valley

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59-864 Kamehameha Highway

Haleiwa, HI 96712 

Current Career Opportunities

Director of Business Operations

Seeking a Director of Business Operations to work with the Executive Director to manage all major income generating units to include admission, retail, food services and special events. Assists Executive Director in growing the business in a culturally appropriate way in compliance with acceptable business practices for nonprofits. This person must have good working knowledge of strategic management, financial, accounting and business systems and the ability to do financial forecasting and planning.


Budgeting and Finance: Works with Executive Director to prepare operating and capital budgets and monitor implementation of approved budgets.

Accounting: Oversees Food Services and Retail and Visitor Services accounting.

Operations: Reviews reports to analyze projections of revenue and profit against actual figures, budgeted expenses against final totals, and suggests methods of improving the planning process as appropriate. Meets regularly with Executive Director to provide technical financial advice and offer assistance in coordinating and prioritizing planning. Works with Executive Director to pinpoint opportunities and areas that need to be expanded, reorganized, downsized or eliminated. Advises the Executive Director, from the financial perspective, on any tour and special event contracts into which the Company may enter.

Human Resources Management: Carries out supervisory responsibilities (interviewing, training, assigning, directing, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining, investigating grievances and resolving disputes) over Food Services and Retail and Visitor Services in accordance with Company's policies and applicable laws.

Participates in community events and/or public relations activities as directed by LLC Managers and/or Executive Director.

Performs other duties as assigned by Executive Director

Educational and Training Requirements:

Must possess a Master’s degree in business administration, hospitality or related field.

At least ten (10)years business management experience, preferably in the hospitality sector.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please send your resume or our employment application to:  mmorton@waimeavalley.net or fax to 808 638-7776. Hi`ipaka LLC offers a competitive salary and benefits- medical; dental, vision etc.; A pre-employment drug screening and background check will be required. We are an equal opportunity employer. 

Maintenance Worker 

Seeking a Maintenance Worker to work with the Facilities Manager to perform maintenance and minor repairs to buildings, paths, covered areas, bridges and roads on Waimea Valley premises. This person will also assist in vehicle and golf cart maintenance and repair. The Maintenance Worker may be asked to help with housekeeping and security duties from time to time in addition to the regularly assigned maintenance duties.

Skills and Knowledge Requirements
Must be able to follow the schedule of routine and preventive building maintenance (i.e., keeping gutters and drainage paths clear, checking for wood rot and termite damage, changing light bulbs, minor plumbing repairs, painting, etc.) set by the Facilities Manager.
Must comply with all safety and health procedures when operating equipment and vehicles, and while performing maintenance duties.
Must complete maintenance logs and checklists on building equipment maintenance procedures.
Must maintain vehicles, tools and equipment so they are clean and in working condition.
Must have basic knowledge of various building trades, such as electrical, carpentry, painting, drywall and plumbing.
Must be mechanically inclined.
Must exercise independent judgment and respond to situations as they arise, sometimes without direct supervision.
Must have a valid driver's license.

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Must have at least 1 year of experience in maintenance-related position (e.g., handyman, carpenter's apprentice , etc.)

Hi`ipaka LLC offers a competitive salary and has excellent benefits- medical; dental, vision etc.; company match 401K program and life insurance.

This is a full time position and regular attendance on a daily basis is required. Waimea Valley is a seven day a week operation and night and weekend work is required. Positive and meaningful visitor experience and service are core values in the management and stewardship of Waimea Valley. It is highly encouraged that staff possess cultural knowledge and practice to facilitate this mission with hospitality, sincerity and aloha.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please email a request for an application or send your resume to mmorton@waimeavalley.net

A pre-employment drug screening and background check will be required. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Recruitment until position filled.