Interagency Coordinator

Organization: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Posted: June 9, 2023 | Closing: July 10, 2023

Job Description

NYC Parks is a design award-winning city agency that builds and cares for public spaces for New Yorkers to connect, play and enjoy. NYC Parks manages more than 30,000 acres or 14% of the city’s land, encompassing more than 5,000 individual properties. Our diverse set of assets include recreational facilities, nature centers, historic buildings and structures, golf courses, athletic fields, playgrounds, tennis courts, public pools, comfort stations, retaining walls and nearly 14 miles of beaches.

The Capital Division at NYC Parks is responsible for managing the design, construction, and administration of capital projects to expand, improve, and revitalize these public spaces.

Major Responsibilities

  • Under general direction, manage a portfolio of projects and perform specialized research and analysis in the fields of city planning, construction management, design review, agency engagement and contractor/consultant management for infrastructure projects impacting parkland or NYC Parks assets throughout the five boroughs.
  • Assess proposed work using a combination of public and internal map resources.
  • Assist in assembling and presenting analysis and narrative materials relating to existing, required or proposed facilities and major infrastructure throughout the five boroughs; coordinate assigned program of work.
  • Review, evaluate and prepare construction permits for projects within assigned portfolio and coordinate with other divisions within Parks for approval and associated permits.
  • Coordinate meetings and site visits to advance permit approvals, as well as to monitor and close out permits.

Qualification Requirements

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
  2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
  3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of experience as described in “1” above.


Residency in New York City, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam or Westchester counties required for employees with over two years of city service. New York City residency required within 90 days of hire for all other candidates.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications

  1. Strong writing and administrative
  2. Prior experience with construction, planning, civil engineering or forestry/horticulture.
  3. Strong presentation and negotiation
  4. Ability to develop independent good judgment in line with agency and unit
  5. Familiarity with design and construction plan
  6. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and
  7. Valid New York State driver license.


How to Apply

Go to and search for Job ID# 589506.

$59,116- $91,768

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