The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) protects public health and the environment by supplying clean drinking water, collecting and treating wastewater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. We deliver 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water per day to 8.3 million New York City residents and more than 1 million people in Upstate New York, and we collect and treat an average of 1.3 billion gallons of wastewater per day. The Bureau of Environmental Planning and Analysis (BEPA) is a seeking a City Research Scientist to support the development of city-wide Stormwater Management Program according to the State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Municipal Permit - SPDES No.NY0287890 (MS4 Permit). As part of the Green Infrastructure and stormwater management program, the City will develop a pollution prevention/good housekeeping program for municipal facilities and operations within the separately sewered and direct drainage areas. Under general supervision, the selected candidate will provide support for the pollution prevention/good housekeeping program development, site inspections, identification of management practices, policies and procedures that will be implemented to reduce or prevent the discharge of pollutant of concerns from municipal facilities and operations. He/she will assist the senior engineer with contract management tasks including but not limited to preparation of scopes of work and cost estimates, monitoring project phases to ensure compliance with timelines and deliverables, report preparations, budget tracking, coordinating meetings with internal and external stakeholders. The candidate will perform special studies as assigned to support other MS4 permit and stormwater projects such as planning, coordination, implementation and assessment of green infrastructure demonstration projects in priority MS4 waterbodies; engineering and design research, investigations, studies and calculations; and site-specific recommendations for stormwater management and pollution prevention practices. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to research and quantitative/statistical analysis of data related to water quality, land use, mapping, and green infrastructure planning.
$66,575.00 - $83,555.00
DEPT OF ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION