Environmental Protection Project Manager
The mission of Forestry, Horticulture and Natural Resources is to protect, restore, expand and manage New York City’s natural spaces and green infrastructure to maximize their benefits and promote their value within and outside of the urban ecosystem.
1. A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization; or
2. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time experience in the appropriate field of specialization; or
3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have a master’s degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two year of experience described in “2” above. Two years as a City Research Scientist Level I can be substituted for the experience required in “1” and “2” above.
Residency in New York City, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam or Westchester counties required for employees with over two years of city service. New York City residency required for all other candidates.
1. Master’s degree in an environmental science, ecology, natural resource management, environmental engineering or a related field.
2. Excellent writing, administrative and interpersonal skills.
3. Strong program management and organizational skills.
4. At least three years of field experience working on ecological restoration projects, preparing permit applications, conducting regulatory monitoring and preparing reports for regulatory compliance.
5. Demonstrated experience developing and evaluating restoration and management plans and field monitoring designs.
6. Strong GIS, spatial and data management skills.
7. Experience reviewing and evaluating construction plans and specifications for the purpose of developing monitoring reports.
8. In-depth understanding of wetlands and stormwater regulations.
9. Valid New York State Driver License.
Salary: $70,286 - $81,000 plus excellent benefits
Apply by 04/21/17
For details about NYC Parks go to www.nyc.gov/parks
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