Community Affairs Liaison
Company: NYC Department of Buildings
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: October 8, 2018
NYC Department of Buildings is hiring for a Community Affairs Liaison job in New York,NY Proposed Salary Range:
$ 52,524.00 - $ 60,403.00 (Annual)
The NYC Department of Buildings is responsible for ensuring the safe and lawful use of buildings and properties by enforcing the NYC Construction Codes, Energy Code and Zoning Resolution. We facilitate compliant development with integrity, efficiency and professionalism. We are committed to becoming a premier municipal building organization, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for all New Yorkers and making our city safer. We are committed to improving our performance and developing procedures that are streamlined, understandable and transparent.Under the supervision of the Director or Deputy Director, Community Affairs and in close cooperation with Borough Office leadership, the Community Affairs Liaison will: -Assist in the resolution of community and elected official concerns and inquiries regarding compliance with the New York City Building Code and Zoning Resolution. -Attend community board and civic association meetings, and visit locations that are the subject of community interest. -Assist with community liaison activities such as explaining Department policies and procedures with respect to the application and interpretation of the Building Code and Zoning Resolution. -Brief the Director and Deputy Director of Community Affairs on enforcement and development matters.-Engage with Community & Industry Partnership staff to coordinate needs for community and interagency meetings.-Engage with construction workers and contractors to promote safe construction best practices.-Work with Department Communications and Industry & Community Partnership staff to maximize impact of outreach campaigns. -Coordinate distribution of neighborhood specific materials to better inform the public about certain construction work occurring in their community.-Actively identify the needs of non-technical stakeholders concerning new laws, rules, and policies that may affect them.-Assist the Office of the Tenant Advocate in resolving complaints about construction work in occupied multiple dwellings.-Prepare correspondence to elected officials, community boards and other interested parties concerning the Departments regulatory Code activities. -Assist with other tasks and special projects at the behest of the Director of Community Affairs and Borough Office leadership.
Minimum Qual 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.
-Excellent organization, communication (written and verbal), and conflict resolution skills-Ability to work independently and manage multiple short-term projects-Familiarity with the elected officials, community boards and civic associations within New York City -Experience working in or with New York City government-Familiarity with the Building Code and Zoning Resolution-Extensive knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint-Commitment to public service
A Motor Vehicles Driver's License valid in the State of New York must be maintained for the duration of employment. Candidates with moving violations, license suspension or an accident record, may be disqualified.
For Non-City/External Candidates: Visit the External Applicant NYC Careers site (nyc.gov/jobs/search) and search for the specific Job ID # For Current City Employees: Visit Employee Self-Service (ESS) to view and apply for available positions. Click on Recruiting Activities, Careers, and search for the specific Job ID # No phone calls, faxes or personal inquiries permitted. NOTE: ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES UNDER CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED
This position will be assigned to a borough and may be rotated at any time with appropriate notice.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
Keywords: NYC Department of Buildings, Jersey City , Community Affairs Liaison, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey
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