New York City Department of Parks & Recreation New York City Department of Parks & Recreation Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Dec 4 '18Posted on:


NYC Parks is an award-winning city agency that designs and builds public spaces for New Yorkers to connect, play and enjoy.  These public spaces, representing 30,000 acres or 14% of the city’s land, encompass natural areas, parks, playgrounds, beaches, ballfields, basketball courts, athletic fields and pools.  

You will enjoy the camaraderie found at Parks while working for the public good.  NYC Parks offers competitive pay and a generous benefits package that includes pension, excellent health benefits, competitive vacation/sick days and a healthy work-life balance. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Under general supervision, develop designs and bid documents for new buildings and adaptive re-use of existing structures.
  • Produce designs that result in elegant, efficiently constructed and durable buildings.
  • Manage all phases of project development from scope definition through construction administration.
  • Ensure assigned projects meet approved budgets and schedules.
  • Produce high quality construction documents for bidding and construction.
  • Develop construction estimates and project schedules for supervisor’s approval.
  • When directed, manage consulting architects and engineers.
  • Ensure all projects meet or exceed ADA requirements, NYC Building Code requirements and other applicable regulations.
  • Develop “green” or sustainable design elements to implement into project work.

A valid New York State Registration as an Architect. Current New York State Registration as an Architect must be maintained for the duration of the employment.

Special Note: 
In addition to above qualification requirement, to be eligible for placement in Assignment Level II, 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.

This position is exempt from NYC residency requirements.

  1. Excellent knowledge of AutoCAD.
  2. Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  3. Knowledge of and experience with NYC construction regulations.
  4. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  5. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, PowerPoint and 3D modeling programs.
  6. Driver license valid in New York State.

Salary: $85,000 - $93,000 plus excellent benefits


Apply by 12/28/18

For external applicants, please apply through 1) Go to 2) Search for Job ID#: 375662 For details about NYC Parks:

References will be required upon request.

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