- Monday, 04 August 2014 00:00
The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation oversees approximately 148 miles of shoreline property. Over 5,800 acres of city parkland currently lie in the 100-year floodplain, placing parks at the forefront of sea level rise, resiliency and coastal management. New York City’s open spaces are the first line of defense in a storm and play a key role in buffering and providing amenities for communities. Parks is seeking an individual to serve as a technical expert, assisting with prioritization of coastal measures, and developing proactive coastal management strategies. Some responsibilities will be under direct supervision, serve as the Agency’s liaison and expert on waterfront and coastline protection matters and best practices; design and manage coastal engineering projects ranging from coastal numerical modeling, coastal structure design, shoreline engineering projects, nature-based solutions, wetland restoration and waterfront development projects; and establish protocols and systems for inspecting, managing and repairing Parks' waterfront infrastructure. For more information, click here. Job ID: 158674. Posted unitl August 22, 2014.