Civil Engineering Intern

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The Forestry, Horticulture, and Natural Resources Group is responsible for citywide urban forestry, ecological and horticulture initiatives, policy standards and performance measures, including street tree planting, Greenstreets, Green Infrastructure, natural areas restoration and horticultural training and education. The Green Infrastructure Unit focuses on stormwater capture in priority Combined Sewage Overflow (CSO) tributary areas, primarily in the right of way. This work not only improves the function of the city’s sewer system, it transforms grey space into green, providing New Yorkers with all of the commensurate benefits green space provides.

  • Under direct supervision of the Director of Green Infrastructure, assist in the preparation of engineering drawings and inspeciton of construction for the Green Infrastructure Unit.
  • Help develop new Green Infrastructure calculations, methods and estimates.
  • Work with colleagues to evaluate and design stormwater capture installations.
  • Participate in research partnerships, including proposing research ideas and methods, as well as analyzing research results.
  • Assist in the preparation of Request for Proposals (RFPs), grant applications, budgets and reporting, and related documents for Green Infrastructure.
  • Prepare and present engineering analyses to Director, Chiefs, Deputy Chiefs and others within the Agency.
  • Provide engineering and construction assistance and support to superiors and subordinates on complex green infrastructure matters.
Minimum Qual Requirements

A baccalaureate degree in civil engineering from an accredited college. A degree in civil engineering technology is not acceptable.

Preferred Skills

1. Knowledge of sustainable urban design and Green Infrastructure principles, including LEED certification.

2. Sustainable design experience and knowledge.

3. Construction project management experience and knowledge.

4. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

5. Fluency in AutoCAD and Adobe Suite.

6. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

7. Driver license valid in New York State.

Additional Information

This is an IFA funded position.

NOTE: All resumes must be received no later than the last day of the posting period.

To Apply

City employees:
1) Apply through Employee Self Service (ESS) under Recruiting Activities

2) Search for Job ID# 114535

For all other applicants:
1) Go to

2) Search for Job ID# 114535

Work Location

Olmsted Ctr., Queens

Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position



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