New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) – Landscape Architect
Posted: Monday, August 1, 2022
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 8.5 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.
DEP’s Bureau of Environmental Planning and Analysis (BEPA), located in Queens, NY, strives to restore, preserve, and protect NYC’s ecosystem and ensure an adequate supply of clean drinking water and improve water quality and habitats. The Bureau implements sustainable planning and policy measures that ensure adequate coordination with agencies and stakeholders, relies on cutting-edge scientific and engineering knowledge, and complies with changing regulatory requirements and other applicable policies. We are seeking to hire a Senior Landscape Architects to manage on-site parks green infrastructure (GI) and ecological restoration projects, as part of the DEP’s Green Infrastructure Program. DEP’s on-site GI program includes initiation, design and construction of green infrastructure projects in close partnership with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR). The successful applicant will be responsible for managing a portfolio of on-site green infrastructure projects in order to increase stormwater capture, ecological function and improve receiving waterbody water quality. They will complete administrative functions to ensure that the DPR on-site green infrastructure program and ecological restoration projects run efficiently and effectively.
A Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York is required. This license must be maintained throughout the duration of employment.