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Posted: 08/16/2016

Employer
Parks & Recreation
Capital Projects

Parks is the steward of nearly 30,000 acres of land 14 percent of New York City including more than 5,000 individual properties ranging from Coney Island Beach and Central Park to community gardens and Greenstreets. We operate more than 800 athletic fields and nearly 1,000 playgrounds, 1,800 basketball courts, 550 tennis courts, 67 public pools, 51 recreational facilities, 15 nature centers, 14 golf courses, and 14 miles of beaches. We care for 1,200 monuments and 23 historic house museums. We look after 600,000 street trees, and two million more in parks. We are New York City's principal providers of recreational and athletic facilities and programs. We are home to free concerts, world-class sports events, and cultural festivals. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Position
Parks Preservation Officer
252669 or 252690 or 252701
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Queens, NY
Details
$80,000-$95,000
 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Under direction of the Deputy Chief of Design, serve as the liaison to the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) and State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO). Manage all aspects of LPC and SHPO interface including Parks project submissions, archaeology issues, environmental reviews and proposed landmark designations and listings.

Provide technical design guidance to Parks staff on LPC submissions throughout the design process to ensure agency standards are met. Coordinate submissions and participate in public hearings, as necessary. Respond to comments and questions and keep internal records.

Serve as Parks preservation liaison, interfacing with elected officials and local historic preservation groups, providing expert advice and gaining support and approval for projects.

Develop a library of best practice designs and submissions for various types of work on historically important properties.

Promote preservation practices and implement restoration programs for New York City parks properties.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Job ID#: 252669

1. A valid New York State Registration as an Architect and four years of full-time architectural experience. A masters degree in architecture from an accredited college will be accepted as equivalent to one year of full-time architectural experience.

2. In addition to above qualification requirements, to be eligible for placement in Assignment Levels II and III, individuals must have at least one year within the last three years of experience as a major contributor or a project leader on a complex project requiring additional and specific expertise in the disciplines needed to design or construct the project.

Job ID#: 252690

3. A Masters degree from an accredited college with a major in historic preservation, architectural history, art history, architecture or civil engineering and five-years of full-time paid experience in architecture, restoration or preservation of historic structures, research in architectural history or in teaching architecture, preservation or architectural history, at least two years of which must have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity; or

4. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college with a major as described above and six years of experience as described above, at least two years of which must have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity; or

5. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to 1 and 2. However, all candidates must have a baccalaureate degree as described above and at least two years of full-time paid experience as described above, one year of which must have been in a supervisory or administrative capacity.

Job ID#: 252701

A valid New York State Registration as a Landscape Architect, and either:

1. A Master's degree in landscape architecture from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U.S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and three (3) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in landscape architectural work; or

2. Four (4) years of full-time, satisfactory experience in landscape architectural work.

This position is exempt from NYC residency requirements.

OPen until
09/09/2016

How to apply
Apply by 09/09/16 External applications must be submitted through www.nyc.gov/careers 1) Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search 2) Search for Job ID#: 252669 or 252690 or 252701 For details about NYC Parks: www.nyc.gov/parks
Bernice Francisco
Phone: 212-830-7851
ADDRESS
New York, NY 10023

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