Under moderate supervision, the primary function of this position is to create, proofread and edit technical documents for the planning, design and construction functions performed by the Real Property Department (the “Department”), including, among other things, work scopes, requests for proposal (“RFP’s”), reports, memoranda, guidelines and other related documentation. Responsibilities will also include the creation of text and graphics for presentation materials to be utilized by the Department. The emphasis of the work products associated this position will be the clear, concise and accurate communication and explanation of information in written and graphic forms to a variety of audiences. This position reports to the Vice President of Real Property.
The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed by the person in this position. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
Be familiar with all Real Property Department projects and programs.
Work collaboratively with Real Property staff members in the creation of project descriptions and scopes of work for internal use as well as for procurement and external presentation purposes.
Create initial drafts and/or proofread and edit Department procurement documents including RFP’s, RFP addenda, interview reports, internal contracting memoranda, and BPCA Board memoranda.
Create initial draft and/or proofread and edit Department project documentation, including change order and contract amendment justification memoranda and project progress reports.
Assist with BPCA's capital program development process by creating written project descriptions and related justification memoranda for needed future capital projects.
Interface with outside entities and agencies as required to facilitate the attainment of accurate information for appropriate Department documentation.
As needed, prepare public presentation materials, as well as presentations for the BPCA Board regarding Department projects, including the preparation of graphics and other presentation materials.
Assist in the management and organization of Department plan documents and drawings.
As needed, advise and work cooperatively with other BPCA departments on the preparation of Department or other BPCA documentation.
Perform other related duties as requested by the Vice President of Real Property, the Director of Design or the Director of Project Management and Planning.
A bachelor’s degree in communications, writing, construction management, planning, architecture, English or other relevant discipline. Relevant experience coupled with some college training may be considered in lieu of degree.
Outstanding written communications skills.
Prior work experience in or other familiarity with urban planning, architectural design and/or construction.
Advanced graphic capabilities considered a plus.
About Battery Park City Authority
The Hugh L. Carey Battery Park City Authority is a New York State public benefit corporation whose mission is to plan, create, coordinate, and sustain a balanced community of commercial, residential, retail, and park space within its designated 92-acre site on the lower west side of Manhattan. There is a recognition that, as development of new parcels is completed, the importance of maintenance within the mission will become more significant.