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Senior Project Manager (Environmental)

Senior Project Manager (Environmental)

Posted on: 01/25/2024
  1. Full-time



  1. No exam required



$75,504.00 – $86,830.00

Job Description

The NYC Department of Design and Construction, Division of Safety & Site Support, seeks a Senior Project Manager (Environmental). Under direction of the Section Chief, with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgement and initiative, the selected candidate will be responsible for managing the work product of environmental consultants and Project Managers for technical accuracy, completeness, timeliness, and cost-effectiveness. The Senior Environmental Project Manager will review capital project design documents, Phase I environmental site assessments, Phase II environmental subsurface investigation reports, Environmental Assessment/Impact Statements, wetland permit applications, dewatering permit applications, Health and Safety Plan (HASP), Field Sampling Plan (FSP), Material Handling Plan (MHP), and Remedial Action Plans (RAP). The selected candidate will conduct field visits, manage complex environmental reviews and planning projects, perform scientific and applied research and analysis in environmental science as part of conducting impact analyses, and facilitate the development of remedial action plans as mitigation measures to environmental or hazardous material to ensure compliance with Federal, NYS and NYC regulations. In addition, the Senior Environmental Project Manager will review sampling protocols, interpret analytical results, compare data to regulatory standards, write technical reports and standard operating procedures, and conduct presentations on the regulatory requirements for environmental compliance.

Minimum Qualifications

1. For Assignment Level I (only physical, biological and environmental sciences and public health) A master's degree from an accredited college or university with a specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological or environmental science or in public health.
To be appointed to Assignment Level II and above, candidates must have:
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 research 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 at least a master's degree in an appropriate field of specialization and at least two years 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.

Probationary Period
Appointments to this position are subject to a minimum probationary period of one year.

Preferred Skills

Candidates should possess three years of experience in environmental field inspection in NYC. OSHA 40-hour Hazwoper is a plus knowledge of federal, state, and local environmental regulations, including NYSDEC, NYCDEP, FHWA, CEQR, SEQR, RCRA, OSHA, and NYC DOB. Candidates should have excellent verbal, written, communication and computer skills.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/
Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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Senior Project Manager (Environmental)

  1. Experienced (non-manager)

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30-30 Thomson Ave L I City Qns

  1. Engineering, Architecture, & Planning