Job Details

Policy Advisor

Company name

New York Department of Environmental Protection

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Nov 27,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018


USD 55000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Valhalla, NY
Practice Area
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Policy Advisor
The candidate will support the implementation process of the Green Buildings Laws. Under supervision of the Deputy Director of MOEC and other staff, will engage in a major effort to redesign and improve the existing Green Buildings law implementation process. Develop a uniform City capital project intake process that ensures capture of all new City capital projects and identifies if they are subject to the Green Building Laws. Design a process for agencies developing alternative green building standards that are applicable to their project portfolios and evaluation criteria for such alternative standards. Collaborate with staff of the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability (MOS) on components of LL31 implementation and reporting. Work with MOEC IT staff and agency partners to develop and maintain an online Green Buildings Law project tracking and annual reporting tool. Institutionalize and improve the existing project exemption process. Prepare training materials and hold workshops for City agencies communicating new requirements in regard to LL31 and LL32 implementation, annual reporting, and the development of alternative green building standards. Conduct research about green building and related subject matters that affect the implementation of the Green Buildings Laws and will inform the rulemaking for LL31 and LL32. Oversee, track, and synthesize reported data from City agencies and produce annual reports. Must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college. Should have 4+ years of full-time experience in city planning, 18+ months of which must have been in a managerial capacity; or Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" above. Graduate work leading to an advance degree in city planning or related field may be substituted for up to two 2 years of the non-managerial experience on a year-for-year basis. Graduation from an accredited United States Law School may be substituted for two 2 years of non-managerial
experience. Excellent written and oral communications skills are required. Should have experience with project management and program implementation. Experience coordinating multi-party stakeholder groups is needed. Experience researching and/or implementing green buildings subject matters is required. Should be familiar with architecture, MEP engineering, construction, green building subject matters, and legal text. Should be comfortable with public speaking and holding workshops. USGBC LEED credentials are a plus.

Additional info

Job ID: 283097. submit a resume and cover letter.

Company info

New York Department of Environmental Protection
253 Broadway
Flushing, NY 11373-5108