NYC DEPT OF DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION
The New York City Department of Design and Construction, Safety and Site Support Division seeks a Chief for the Environmental Code Compliance Unit. Under general direction of the Director and Deputy Director, the Chief will be directly supervising Project Managers and will be responsible for the work product of in-house staff and environmental consultants for technical accuracy, completeness, timeliness, and cost-effectiveness. The Chief will coordinate, oversee, and track field audits; review and distribute audit reports; and verify implementation of corrective actions to ensure environmental compliance during construction with Federal, NYS and NYC regulations. Additional responsibilities include reviewing of Health and Safety Plan (HASP), Field Sampling Plan (FSP), Material Handling Plan (MHP), Field Sampling Summary Results (FSSR), Stormwater Pollution & Prevention Plan (SWPPP), interpretation of analytical results in comparison to regulatory standards, preparation of Standard Operating Procedures, monthly audit reports, tracking Agency environmental safety performance and identification of trends. The candidate will when needed, prepare, and conduct presentations on the regulatory requirements for environmental code compliance.
Minimum Qual Requirements
A. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college with a major in geology, engineering, earth sciences, environmental sciences, or a closely related field, including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in any of the following areas: rock and soil mechanics; structural geology; soils; sedimentation; petrology; hydrology; hydrogeology; geomorphology; subsurface explorations; mining; engineering; mapping; surveying; site investigations; geologic field work; or closely related areas; and
B. At least one course involving geologic field work or three months of satisfactory, full-time professional geologic field experience obtained during the course of, or after completing, the baccalaureate education.
A Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York is required. This license must be maintained throughout the duration of employment.
1. Employees hired as Geologist – Assignment Level I must satisfactorily complete a probationary period of at least 24 months. This probationary period may be extended in accordance with the Personnel Rules and Regulations of the City of New York. Employment may be terminated at any time during the probationary period. Upon satisfactory completion of one year of training in beginning level professional work in geology, employees will be assigned to perform the full range of work in geology of moderate difficulty and responsibility appropriate to Assignment Level I and will receive the “after one year in title” salary rate.
2. Employees with one year of satisfactory, post-baccalaureate, full-time professional experience in geology, engineering, earth sciences, environmental sciences, or a closely related field may be hired directly at the “after one year in title” salary rate, at the discretion of the hiring agency.
Assignment Level II
A. To be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II, individuals must have, after meeting the minimum requirements described in Assignment Level I, at least two years of satisfactory service as a Geologist AL I with the City of New York; or
B. At least three years of satisfactory, full-time professional experience in geology, engineering, earth sciences, environmental sciences, or a closely related field. One year of this experience must include the provision of geologic consultation or the supervision or performance monitoring of persons involved in geologic activity; or
C. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience. A masters degree from an accredited college with a major in one of the fields listed in “Assignment Level I – Qualification Requirement A” above may be substituted for two years of the AL II professional experience. A masters degree from an accredited college in management, public administration, business administration, or a closely related field may be substituted for the one year of consultative or supervisory experience described above.
Qualifications Requirements for Tunnel and Shaft Construction Positions:
In addition to meeting the above requirements for Assignment Level I, candidates for Assignment Level I tunnel and shaft construction positions must have six months of full-time professional experience in each of two of the following areas: rock and soil classification; mapping of underground joint sets and faults; or analysis of vibration monitoring to protect existing structures. This experience may be substituted for the experience described in the “Special Note 2” above.
In addition to meeting the requirements for tunnel and shaft construction positions in AL I, candidates for tunnel and shaft construction positions in AL II must have six months of experience in each of three of the following areas: interpretation of geologic data for recommendations of shaft and tunnel support systems; analysis of the engineering behavior of jointed rock in response to tunneling and shaft sinking; writing of specifications for geologic exploration contracts; or preparation of payment estimates for exploratory contract work. This experience may be substituted for up to two years of the non-consultative experience described in “Qualification Requirements for AL II” above.
Candidates should possess a supervisory experience and a minimum of 5 years of environmental, construction and field auditing experience. Candidates with thorough knowledge of federal, state and local environmental regulations, specifically: NYSDEC, NYCDEP, FHWA, CEQR, SEQR, RCRA, OSHA and NYCDOB; and OSHA 40-hour Hazwoper; OSHA 10- or 30-hour Construction Safety Certificate are preferred. Candidates should have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.
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30-30 Thomson Avenue, LIC, NY 11101
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.
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