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Posted: 02/21/2019

Communications and Intergovernmental Affairs

The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is the largest municipal preservation agency in the nation. It is responsible for protecting New York City's architecturally, historically, and culturally significant buildings and sites by granting them landmark or historic district status, and regulating them after designation.

Community and Intergovernmental Affairs Associate
136-2019- 384395
Professional Opportunity
Minimum $23.43/hr; Maximum $31.04/hr
Open Until





The Community and Intergovernmental Affairs Coordinator serves as a part of the Commissions initial, front line communication team to the public regarding the agency and its work. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Serving as the primary liaison between the citys 59 Community Boards and the agency;

  • Serving as  liaison to the public for LPC Public Hearings and Public Meetings, organizing testimony from private individuals, elected representatives, and civic and neighborhood groups participating in the LPC process;

  • Working with the Director of Community and Intergovernmental Affairs, promoting collaboration among agency staff, the Mayors Office, elected officials and community groups to respond to historic preservation issues;

  • Responding to inquiries on behalf of the Chairs Office and organize correspondence with elected officials, community boards and other interested parties;

  • Working on outreach efforts for initiatives including meetings with elected officials and community groups;

  • Coordinating joint initiatives with the NYC Landmarks Preservation Foundation.





1. High school graduation or equivalent and three years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to duties described above; or


2. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" above.






  • Knowledge of New York Citys governmental structure and the political landscape;

  • Experience interacting with the public, strongly collaborative approach;

  • Ability to work on high-level, sensitive and complex items;

  • Strong writing, editing, and oral communication skills;

  • Ability to assess, prioritize, and respond promptly to multiple assignments;

  • High attention to detail;

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

The Landmarks Preservation Commission will only respond to qualified candidates.

How to apply
Please submit resume and cover letter to: NYC Careers at https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/ Current City employees must apply through Employee Self Service (ESS) at http://cityshare.nycnet/ess, under Recruiting Activities/Careers/136-2019-384395 While we appreciate every applicant's interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. If you were educated in a foreign school, you must be able to submit an evaluation of your foreign education from an approved organization. Final appointment is subject to approval by the Office of Management and Budget.

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