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Event Coordinator

New York City Department of Transportation
$59,116.00 - $91,768.00
United States, New York, Manhattan
May 19, 2024

The Department of Transportation's (DOT) mission is to provide for the safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible movement of people and goods in the City of New York and to maintain and enhance the transportation infrastructure crucial to the economic vitality and quality of life of our primary customers, City residents. DOT is an equal opportunity employer, committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse workforce in an open and inclusive environment.

The Office of Special Events is seeking to hire an Event Coordinator who will be responsible for a set number of events and film shoots per month. They will be responsible for the following: coordinate inspections for specific events with assigned inspector(s); type, update, file and e-mail all inspection reports; ensure inspectors re-inspect event location(s), route(s) and oversee defects and repairs; ensure all defects are reported to the proper agency or utility prior to the event; coordinate and expedite repair work; mitigate impacts of construction on event production; act as liaison for the agency when attending meetings with other DOT divisions, City agencies, State agencies, utility companies, contractors and event producers to advise and ensure rules, regulations and guidelines are adhered to regarding public safety; oversee event planning and logistics on behalf of the agency; perform final inspection/walk through of event location(s) and route(s) with all relevant personnel to ensure routes are safe and free of all sidewalk and roadway defects that fall under the jurisdiction of the New York City Department of Transportation. The Event Coordinators will be required to respond to internal and external inquiries via email /phone in a timely manner; create maps, conduct conflict analysis, data entry, maintaining and overseeing office databases and construction coordination.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Preferred Skills

Preference will be given to candidate possessing the following:
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in Public Administration or Marketing,
two years of full-time professional satisfactory experience within the last five years that demonstrates event planning, management and coordination, allocation of resources, and the prioritizing of time and resources.
We are seeking a professional candidate who has prior event planning/project management experience (large scale events) a willingness and ability to support the organizations mission statement regarding safety and security of the public strong analytical skills ability to multi-task and be able to work independently.
55a Program

Note: The position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a program. Please indicate in your resume or cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a program.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education's website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/.
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.
Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.