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NYC Parks is an award-winning city agency that builds and cares for public spaces for New Yorkers to connect, play and enjoy. These public spaces, encompassing over 5,000 properties and 14% of the city’s land and coastline, include seawalls and waterfronts, pedestrian bridges, beaches and boardwalks, parks and playgrounds, historic houses, recreation centers and pools.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  http://www.nyc.gov/parks 

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Environmental Field Engineer - JOB ID# 306970



  • Lead a multi-disciplinary team of construction managers, project resident engineers and administrative staff in the successful completion of construction contracts. Working with engineers and project managers, assist with preparation of documents during the design phase.  Work with the project team to resolve design and construction issues as they emerge in a variety of conditions and situations. Prepare and review detailed internal reports on project progress and budget schedules.
  • Supervise contractors’ installation, inspection and/or testing operations at job sites and ensure compliance with permits, regulations and programs, including NYS Brownfield Cleanup, Environmental Restoration, Materials Management and Stormwater Pollution Prevention.
  • Review and comment on consultants’ engineering reports, including work plans, health and safety plans, Construction Quality Assurance/Construction Quality Control (CQA/CQC) plans, change in landfill end use, construction certification reports, inspection reports, etc. Ensure compliance with CQA/CQC measures and provide agency certification. Sign and seal engineering and other official documents. Assist with environmental permits preparation.
  • Approve the design, inspection, construction, demolition and/or alteration of premises, installations and apparatus to ensure compliance with contract specifications and all relevant laws and regulations with respect to environmental projects. 
  • Serve as a liaison with government entities, private companies and groups and the general public during the construction phase of projects to ensure work can continue as scheduled.


1.   A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, business administration, or public administration, and five years of full-time satisfactory experience in the planning, administering or expediting of engineering design, and/or construction, or coordinating a very large engineering project, two years of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity; or

2.   A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and nine years of experience as described in "1" above; two years of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity; or

3.   Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" or "2" above. An accredited Master's degree in one of the disciplines described in "1" above, a law degree, or a valid New York State license as a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect or Landscape Architect may be substituted for one year of the required experience. However, all candidates must have the two years of the administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory experience as described in "1" above.

This position is exempt from NYC residency requirements.


  1. A valid New York State license as a Professional Engineer.
  2. Demonstrated three or more years of experience with redevelopment of landfill or environmentally compromised properties. Substantial work experience in the area of construction, including scheduling and coordination of several projects simultaneously.
  3. Excellent supervisory, communication, administrative and interpersonal skills.
  4. Three or more years’ experience with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation regulations and procedures for waste management, environmental cleanups and work permits.
  5. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  6. A driver license valid in New York State


Salary: $90,000 - $97,000 plus excellent benefits 

Apply By: 10/13/17

For external applicants, please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers

1) Go to: www.nyc.gov/careers/search   

2) Search for Job ID#: 306970

For details about NYC Parks go to www.nyc.gov/parks

References will be required upon request.



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