Job Details

Policy Advisor

Company name

New York Department of Environmental Protection

Organization Type


Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 04,2019

Valid Through

Apr 19,2019

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 50362 to 70000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Policy Advisor; 56058-00
Duties: The candidate will work closely with other members of the MOS team on a variety of projects related to MOS’s strategic priorities. Will provide policy development and implementation support for implementation of the City’s sustainability goals and initiatives as outlined in One New York. Manage the development, prioritization, and implementation of initiatives in order to achieve 80x50 goals as outlined in OneNYC. Coordinate communication between stakeholders including City and non-City agencies and private entities, oversee the implementation of initiatives developed as part of One NYC and 80x50, review agency and interagency work products, and ensure efficient progress on implementation. Quantitatively and qualitatively assess potential policies, in coordination with appropriate private and public partners, on an ongoing basis, including an evaluation of best practices from around the world, and make recommendations to MOS leadership. Act as the project manager for OneNYC initiatives that transcend the jurisdiction of a single agency, collaborating with key public and private stakeholders and coordinating interagency efforts. Act as a liaison with communities, community representatives, elected officials, and civic organizations to communicate on behalf of the City. Communications also may include correspondence, press events, media strategies, and speaking requests. Serve as liaison to commissioners, elected officials, heads of business and not-for-profit organizations. Act as a representative of the Mayor’s office.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: The candidate should have baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and 2+ years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties.

Must have high school graduation or equivalent and 6+ years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above.

A graduate degree from an accredited college in city planning, urban planning, public policy, law, urban design, architecture, transportation engineering, public administration, economic development, energy, engineering, or related fields is preferred. Strong organizational, program management and interpersonal skills is preferred. Proven written, verbal, and presentation communication skills is preferred.

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Company info

New York Department of Environmental Protection
59-17 Junction Boulevard
18th Floor
Flushing, NY 11373-5108

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