City of New York

City of New York


Queens, NY
Oct 24, 2023
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Only candidates who are permanent in the Administrative Project Manager title or those who are reachable on the current Promotional list (Exam #8529), or Open-Competitive list (Exam #8042) may apply. Please include a copy of your Notice of Result card or indicate if you are already permanent in the title. If you do not meet the previously mentioned civil service criteria, you will not be considered for an interview.

The NYC Department of Design and Construction, Division of Infrastructure seeks a Director for Program Management – Staten Island. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the selected candidate will responsible for supervising a staff of Senior Project Administrators, Junior Project Administrators, and Project Managers; managing approximately 50-60 sewer, watermain, and roadway capital funded construction projects that are valued in excess of $150 million; reviewing and tracking projects from pre-design through final construction phase; and resolving operational field problems to decrease inconvenience to impacted areas.

Additionally, the Director will serve as liaison between DDC, DOT, DEP, and other sponsor and regulatory agencies as it relates to project scopes, conflicts, troubleshooting, and resolving project related issues that may arise.

Minimum Qualifications

A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, business administration, or public administration, and five years of full-time satisfactory experience in the planning, administering or expediting of engineering design, and/or construction, or coordinating a very large engineering project, two years of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity; or A four year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and nine years of experience as described in "1" above; two years of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity; or Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" or "2" above. An accredited Master's degree in one of the disciplines described in "1" above, a law degree, or a valid New York State license as a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect or Landscape Architect may be substituted for one year of the required experience. However, all candidates must have the two years of the administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory experience as described in "1" above.

Preferred Skills

Preference will be given to candidates with at least four years of managerial, administrative, or supervisory experience with knowledge of the operations, design, and construction of the City's infrastructure system must have the ability to manage and complete multiple multi-trade projects on schedule with strong computer, organizational, verbal, and written communication skills, and knowledge of current and up-to-date engineering methods and standards. Experience with Primavera P6 scheduling is a plus

55a Program

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.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at

Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position.

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.

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