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Posted: 01/25/2016

New York City Department of Parks & Recreation
Art & Antiquities

As the steward of over 29,000 acres of parkland, the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation is a recognized leader and innovator of public spaces. We are a dynamic agency dedicated to beautifying, protecting, and revitalizing New York City's urban forest and precious green spaces. NYC Parks is also committed to helping New Yorkers maintain active and healthy lifestyles in an urban environment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Monuments Coordinator
Professional Opportunity
New York, NY
$55,000 to $65,000


   Under general direction, with wide latitude for independent initiative and judgment, coordinate monument conservation, field maintenance and responses to incidents of vandalism.

   Manage issues related to the selection and acceptance of new permanent art and monuments, working with sponsor organizations and governmental officials.

   Coordinate field crew assignments and prepare statistical reporting for Mayors Monthly Management Report.

   Serve as a liaison with the Capital Projects division and restoration contractors on monument projects.

   Prepare Public Design Commission submissions; act as liaison with its Conservation Advisory Group. 

   Assist the Director of Art & Antiquities with the program budget, fundraising and development.

   Monitor the organization of the field office and procurement of supplies and equipment.

   Maintain database of monument records and storage inventory of artifacts.

   Assist with the organization of archival materials and maintenance records; answer public research inquiries.

   Issue permits to independent conservators; review their fieldwork and reports.

   Assist with special projects including exhibitions, publications and public forums.

   Organize public events and dedication ceremonies.



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.


Residency in New York City, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam or Westchester counties required for employees with over two years of city service.  New York City residency required for all other candidates.



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How to apply
Employees of the City of New York: Apply through Employee Self Service (ESS) under Recruiting Activities - Job ID#: 229231. Please include your ERN on all correspondence. For all other applicants: 1) Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search 2) Search for Job ID#: 229231

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