Board of directors and/or executive team includes one or more persons with military service, Training and professional development resources designed to target veteran needs, Career transition assistance available and used by veterans (ex. internship program, training, etc.), Human Resources professionals well-versed in resources and benefits available to veterans, Accommodations available for employees with disabilities, Compliance with the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
Utilization of job boards and job fairs targeted to veteran audiences, Pre-employment skills assessment and training for veterans, Hiring personnel trained to translate military experience to related civilian occupational skills, Monitoring of current employee veteran statistics, Hiring campaigns targeted at veterans
Woman Advancement Practices:
Educational benefits or reimbursement for education/training, Management level promotion availability for part-time positions, Formal organizational salary reviews to ensure pay equity, Career counseling or planning services, Professional and/or skills development training, Opportunities for rotation into job roles important to advancement, Management training opportunities for workingwomen, Formalized women’s networks, Formalized mentoring program, Executive leadership (board of directors and/or executive team) includes at least 40% women
Flexible Scheduling (i.e. part time, compressed work week, flextime, etc.), Telecommuting, Job sharing options, Child care subsidy or reimbursement, Onsite child-care, Paid Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, Health insurance options for full-time employees, Health insurance options for part-time employees, Allowance of sick time utilization to care for family members, Management training to support the implementation of family friendly policies
Senior 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. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. www.nyc.gov/parks.
NYC Parks offers competitive pay and a generous benefits package that includes pension, excellent health coverage and a healthy work-life balance. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. www.nyc.gov/parks.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES •Under administrative direction, with wide latitude for independent judgment, manage and oversee the development and progress of major capital projects including scopes of work, budgets, schedules and funding sources. •Direct an interdisciplinary consultant team of professionals engaged in managing the timely and cost-effective implementation of major capital projects. Manage project milestones to ensure timely completion of work. •Oversee progress of design work to ensure the highest standards are met. Monitor the progress of consultant firms to ensure designs are well-thought-out and balance aesthetics, scope requirements and maintenance constraints. Review consultant submissions for completeness and compliance with agency goals, such as high quality design, sustainability and durability. •Review designs with agency staff including Landscape Architects, Engineers, construction staff and maintenance personnel. •Coordinate project-specific interagency issues, such as permits, filings and approvals. Liaise with regulatory oversight agencies such as NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, NYS Department of Transportation, NYC Public Design Commission and NYC Department of Environmental Protection. •Review and approve consultant payment requests. Coordinate with agency Budget and Accounting units to ensure efficient contract registration and payments. •Monitor progress of construction including consultant’s review and approval of shop drawings. Conduct occasional site inspections for quality assurance. •Present projects to other governmental agencies and departments, contractors and their representatives, consultants, community members and the general public as required.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 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.
PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS 1.Excellent communication, administrative, interpersonal and organizational skills. 2. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple substantial projects. 3. Demonstrated ability to resolve design and contract issues. 4. Experience with public speaking and leading meetings. 5. Demonstrated ability to work independently and efficiently as well as in a supervisory capacity. 6. Demonstrated ability to effectively juggle competing demands. 7. Inter-governmental work experience and knowledge of government departmental jurisdictions and procedures. 8. Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 9. Driver license valid in New York State.
Salary: $85K - $95K plus excellent benefits
Apply by 05/11/18
For external applicants, please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers 1)Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search 2)Search for Job ID#: 321741