Policy Analyst
DEPT OF PARKS & RECREATION - New York, NY

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Under general direction, with wide latitude for independent initiative and judgment, participate in the implementation and execution of various agency-wide initiatives and special projects for the Deputy Commissioner of Management, Budget and Public Programs.
• Perform analysis of the Parks Opportunity Program (POP) to help manage the Job Training Participant (JTP) and Work Experience Program (WEP) headcount, and prepare monthly hiring plans to ensure a proper workforce distribution throughout the Agency. Assist in the analysis of various workforce development programs under POP’s purview.
• Assist in the coordination of Public Programs’ events and analyze trends of Recreation Center membership and attendance.
• Work with partners to expand Wifi throughout NYC Parks system and assist agency’s Computer Resource Centers with program development.
• Track capital contracting and expense performance indicators and develop new strategies to improve the Agency’s Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) program.
• Work with the Agency’s Sustainable Task Force to assist with the implementation of environmental initiatives.
• Support the Audit Team on the implementation of recommendations based on City and State Comptroller Audits.
• Work closely with Operations and Management Planning (OMP) on agency-wide projects to develop methods to improve performance measurements, increase efficiency and improve Parks’ services.
• Assist in the development and execution of the Parks Conservation and Fellowship Corps.
• Arrange meetings and help prepare responses to constituents as well as bi-weekly reports and briefings for agency management.
• Assist in the management and production of professional development and employee recognition programs, including Employee of the Month and the Annual Awards Ceremony.
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of satisfactory, full-time progressively responsible clerical/administrative experience requiring independent decision-making concerning program management or planning, allocation for resources and the scheduling and assignment of work, 18 months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity. The supervisory work must have been in the supervision of staff performing clerical/administrative work of more than moderate difficulty; or
2. An associate degree or 60 semester credits from an accredited college and five years of satisfactory, full-time progressively responsible experience as described in "1" above, 18 months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory capacity. The supervisory work must have been in the supervision of staff performing clerical/administrative work of more than moderate difficulty; or
3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent and six years of
satisfactory, full-time progressively responsible experience as described in "1"
above, 18 months of which must have been in an administrative, managerial,
executive or supervisory capacity. The supervisory work must have been in the
supervision of staff performing clerical/administrative work of more than
moderate difficulty; or
4. Education and/or experience equivalent to "1", "2" or "3" above. However, all
candidates must possess the 18 months of administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory experience as described in "1", "2" or "3" above. Education above
the high school level may be substituted for the general clerical/administrative
experience (but not for the administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory
experience described in "1", "2" or "3" above) at a rate of 30 semester credits
from an accredited college for 6 months of experience up to a maximum of 3½
years.
Preferred Skills
1. Exceptional ability to articulate ideas and think creatively as well as strategically about complex issues.
2. Ability to independently initiate projects.
3. Strong communication, administrative, organizational and project management skills.
4. Proficiency in Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
5. Valid New York State driver license.
Additional Information
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# 119211
For all other applicants:
1) Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search
2) Search for Job ID# 119211
Work Location
Arsenal, Manhattan
Residency Requirement
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 within 90 days of hire,
POSTING DATE:
POST UNTIL:
04/19/2013
05/03/2013

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