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The New York City Council, an equal opportunity employer, is seeking a Legislative Coordinator / Assistant Project Manager to work in its Planning & Land Use Division.

The New York City Council Planning and Land Use Division has a dedicated team of city planners, attorneys, and administrative staff that support Council Members and the Land Use Committee (and associated subcommittees). The Planning and Land Use Division helps the committee and subcommittee Chairs conduct hearings, examines changes to land use regulations on behalf of Council Members, analyzes land use policies and engages in neighborhood planning.

SALARY RANGE:

$55,000 – $65,000

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Work with other team members in generating various documents to prepare committee/subcommittee Chairs and Council Members for public meetings.
  • Assist in preparing public notices for publication in the City Record, including entering it into City Register Online system.
  • Assist in preparing Committee Reports and Council Resolutions, as well as other legal documents that articulate the Council’s decisions.
  • Provide clerical support and maintain files and division databases, which contain critical project information and reports.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and three years of satisfactory full-time progressively responsible clerical/administrative experience, one year of which must have been in an administrative capacity performing clerical/administrative work of more than moderate difficulty; or
  • An associate degree or 60 semester credits from an accredited college and four years of satisfactory full-time progressively responsible clerical/administrative experience including one year of the administrative experience described in “1” above.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat Pro, Word, SharePoint, and Excel required; the ability to embrace technology and learn programs quickly is highly desired.
  • Experience handling multiple assignments with competing deadlines with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Must be highly organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working in City or State government is preferred.
  • Flexibility to work nights on certain occasions to complete special assignments/projects that are particularly time sensitive.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

New York City residency required within 90 days of appointment.

For eligible employees, health, dental and vision insurance coverage are offered upon hire. Retirement plans, deferred compensation plans, group life insurance, paid time off and paid holidays, training resources, health & fitness reimbursement and wellness programs are also available.

The New York City Council makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact EEOOfficer@council.nyc.gov.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants should send their resumes, writing samples and cover letter to:

E-MAIL:            counciljobs@council.nyc.gov   

MAIL:                New York City Council

Attn: Personnel Services/Recruiting (PLULC)

250 Broadway, 26th Floor

New York, New York 10007

FAX:                  12124014711

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The New York City Council 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.