Contract Administrator
New York, NY

$74,000 - $100,000 a year

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public
health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water, managing
wastewater and stormwater, 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.
DEP's water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s
2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.

The Bureau of Wastewater Treatment (BWT) is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all
facilities related to the treatment of sewage within the five boroughs of the City. This includes 14
wastewater treatment plants, sludge dewatering facilities, collections facilities (pumping stations,
combined sewer overflow retention facilities, regulators, tide gates, etc.), wastewater laboratories and
harbor vessels.

Under general supervision, the selected candidate will serve as Port Engineer in the Marine Section. The
Port Engineer is primarily tasked with assisting the senior Port Engineer in the maintenance and repair of
a fleet of marine vessels. This includes coordinating, scheduling and assisting with dockside and shipyard
repairs and maintenance on all DEP Marine vessels. The Port Engineer will assist managing a Computer
Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

Minimum Qual Requirements

1. A Baccalaureate Degree in Marine Engineering or Naval Architecture from an accredited college and five years of full-time paid experience in marine engineering operations, maintenance, design and repair, including writing contracts and maintenance specifications for the maintenance, design and repair of marine vessels and managing major marine projects including dry dockings; or closely related experience; or

2. Seagoing experience as a Chief Engineer or 1st Assistant Engineer with a United States Coast Guard Engineering License of Steam or Motor Vessels of any horsepower may be substituted for up to three years of the experience described in ”1” above, but all candidates must possess at least a Baccalaureate Degree in
an engineering discipline or Naval Architecture.

Preferred Skills

The selected candidate should have an in-depth knowledge of United States Coast Guard, Federal,
State, and local rules and regulations associated with marine vessels. The candidate should possess
supervisory experience with shipyard and maintenance repairs aboard vessels greater than 6000 HP and
also have a strong background with marine operations, budgeting and AS surveys and inspections.

TWIC Requirement:
Within thirty days of appointment candidates must possess a valid Transportation Workers Identification
Card (TWIC) issued by the US Transportation and Security Administration. Candidates who are engaged
in an appeal or waiver process for the TWIC will not be considered for appointment until such process
has been completed. Employees must renew and continue to possess a valid TWIC for the duration of

Additional Information

Appointments are subject to OMB approval.

For additional information about DEP, visit

DEP is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the diversity of our organization and
workforce. Your voluntary response to the NYCAPS on-line application section for referral information will
assist us tremendously in our ability to track the success of our outreach and recruitment efforts. Please
be sure to indicate your source of referral to this job.

NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program.
Please indicate on your resume or cover letter that you would like to be considered under the 55-a
Program. This position is also open to non 55-a Program candidates who meet the education and
experience requirements as listed in the job posting notice

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35 hours per week / day

Work Location

Wards Island, N.Y.

Residency Requirement

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.

Recruitment Contact

Recruitment Contact: Grace Pigott
Recruitment Email: