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Waterfront Project Manager
New York City Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR)

Company Description

New York City Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR)

#JobID
14443
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Job Location:
New York, NY, United States
Primary Category:
Construction Management
Secondary Category:
Project Manager
Job Type:
Full Time
Last Modified:
5/23/2018

Waterfront Project Manager 

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. 

NYC Parks offers a competitive benefits package, including pension, excellent health plans, generous vacation/sick days and a work-life balance. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  www.nyc.gov/parks.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Under direction, serve as project manager on waterfront, marine and structural engineering projects and programs. Manage consultant contracts or complete in-house design projects, ensuring projects remain on schedule and within budget.
•    Complete conditions surveys, assessments, background research, feasibility studies and scope estimates on existing or proposed infrastructure.
•    Develop requests for proposals, contracts, drawings, specifications, quantity take-offs and budgets for projects.  
•    Provide detailed reports and presentations on the progress, budget, schedules and designs of projects.
•    Coordinate project-specific interagency issues, such as permits, filings and approvals.
•    Conduct field inspections before and during design and construction, through turnover.
•    Perform miscellaneous technical tasks as required.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
(Associate Project Manager - Job ID# 346343)
One year of full-time satisfactory experience in supervising employees performing project management work, such as planning, administering, managing, coordinating, or expediting, on engineering and/or architectural and/or landscape architectural projects, or supervising a construction project with a value of $1,000,000 or more, and either: 
1.     A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, landscape architecture, business administration, or public administration, and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in project management work, such as planning, administering, managing, coordinating, or expediting, for engineering and/or architectural and/or landscape architectural projects; or 
2.     A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and five years of experience as described in “1” above; or 
3.     A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization plus any combination of college education and/or experience described in “1” above to make up the equivalent of five years of education and experience. One year of experience credit will be given for (a) each 30 semester credits of college education leading to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, landscape architecture, business administration or public administration; (b) 
a Masters degree from an accredited university in one of the disciplines described in “1” above; or (c) a valid New York State license as a Professional Engineer, Registered Architect, or Registered Landscape Architect. 
Experience which is primarily of a design nature is not acceptable towards meeting the qualification requirements. 

For placement into Assignment Level II, in addition to meeting the qualification requirements for Assignment Level I, candidates must have at least one additional year of experience as described in "1" above in a supervisory capacity or have served for at least one year as a project manager for a large and/or complex construction project.
(Civil Engineer - Job ID# 346344)
1.    Four (4) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in civil engineering work; and 
2.    A valid New York State Professional Engineer’s License. Current New York State registration as a Professional Engineer must be maintained for the duration of your employment.
A masters degree in civil engineering from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) may be substituted for one year of the civil engineering experience required in “1" above.
Special Note: In addition to above qualification requirements, to be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II, individuals must have at least one year within the last three years of experience as a major contributor or a project leader on a complex project requiring additional and specific expertise in the disciplines needed to design or construct the project.
This position is exempt from NYC residency requirements.

PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS
1.    10 years’ experience designing, building and/or managing waterfront infrastructure.
2.    Ability to produce condition reports, designs, drawings, estimates and technical specifications for shore protection, seawalls, piers and waterfront structures.
3.    Experience working with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the United States Army Corp of Engineers.
4.    Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, with ability to manage complex multi-stakeholder projects.
5.    Driver license valid in New York State.

Salary: $90K - $100K plus excellent benefits
THIS POSITION YIELDS A COMPENSATION PACKAGE APPROACHING $160,000.


For external applicants, please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers
1)    Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search
2)    Search for Job IDs#: 346343  OR  346344

For details about NYC Parks: www.nyc.gov/parks

References will be required upon request.
 

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