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City of New York Coordinator (Sustainability) in New York, New York

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Hours: Full-Time Position – 35 Hours

Work Location: 30-30 Thomson Avenue, LIC, NY 11101

All interested candidates are welcome to apply and will be considered for an interview based on the Minimum Qualification Requirements. Please indicate on your Cover Letter if you are permanent in the civil service title of Assistant Civil Engineer or if you are on the Open-Competitive List (Exam #9026 or #1101). There may be current civil service list restrictions impacting the agency’s ability to hire.

The NYC Department of Design and Construction, Division of Infrastructure seeks a Coordinator (Sustainability) to support the agency in planning and implementing sustainable, resilient, and equitable design and construction. PlaNYC 2023 has set social, economic, and environmental objectives to ensure the sustainable future of New York, while preparing for climate change and reducing our impacts. Advancing the division’s sustainability goals will include a mix of data analysis, creating tools and guidelines, conducting workshops and presentations, and coordinating with internal and external entities. In addition, the Coordinator (Sustainability) will assist with Envision project certifications thru Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI). This position requires work with a variety of project stakeholders including engineers, architects, landscape architects, operators, and community boards where excellent communication and client service skills are required. The selected candidate will assist with analyzing Infrastructure design and master planning for sustainable design and help develop policies to support design excellence. Candidate will assist in identifying risks and design issues for various infrastructure projects; assist with the division’s varied portfolio of capital projects; and maintain and update the agency’s database on Infrastructure projects use of various sustainable features.

The candidate will support projects throughout the scoping, design, procurement, and construction phases; utilize the agency’s technical resources to ensure that their projects meet DDC’s Commitment Plan objectives; apprise their supervisors of scheduling, construction, and design issues; liaise between contractor and DDC; maintain comprehensive project history files; and coordinate project schedules.

Authorization to work in the United States is required for this position. NYC Department of Design and Construction does not provide sponsorship for international employees for visa applications, extensions or status changes, including STEM/OPT visas. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that they meet all qualifying requirements for this position, at the time of application.

All applicants, including City Employees:

Please go to NYC Government Jobs | Explore Careers | City of New York, go to Search for Open Jobs, and type in the Job ID # listed above. Submit job application as prompted. Do not apply via Employee Self-Service (ESS), e-mail, mail, or fax your resume to DDC directly.


  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in civil engineering and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in civil engineering work; or

  2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and a Master's degree from an accredited college in civil engineering.

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.