NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL JOB POSTING
Position Project Manager Work Hours 9:00am – 5:00pm
Division Land Use Open Date 09/05/2018
Number of Positions 2 Close Date Until Filled

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has a critical role in advising the City Council on a wide variety of projects; provides technical assistance to Council Members and their staff, community organizations and other stakeholders; and, ensures the efficient review of applications. Under the supervision of the Director and Deputy Director of the Land Use Division the Project Manager will ensure timely review of Land Use applications before the Council; analyze development proposals; plan and conduct studies across a range of planning topics; create graphic and written materials for presentations; represent the City Council at meetings of civic, business and community groups, and public agencies; and development, planning, housing, and preservation issues.

REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate would possess the minimum of a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college/university and two to four years of satisfactory fulltime experience in city planning, ability to understand and explain complex planning documents; familiarity with NYC Zoning Resolution and CEQR and an interest in developing a broader understanding of the many regulations which affect the built environment; proficiency with US Census and American Survey Data using American Factfinder and or proficiency with ArcGIS software suite; and ability to analyze MapPLUTO data and other standard NYC datasets. Prospective candidates for this position must possess excellent writing ability; research and communication skills; work well as part of a diverse team; and demonstrate a strong ability to manage multiple projects while working under tight deadlines. Also of extreme importance, prospective candidates must be able to exercise sound and careful judgement.

 

New York City Residency Required within 90 Days of Appointment

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter and resume to:

MAIL:

New York City Council

Attn: Administrative Services/Recruitment Unit

250 Broadway, 16th Floor

New York, NY 10007

FAX: (212) 791-5266

E-MAIL: counciljobs@council.nyc.gov

 

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

THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER