Director of Code & Zoning/Code & Zoning Analyst

The Applicant must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Construction Administration, City Planning, or similar. Past experience working for a Construction, Architectural or Engineering firm, and/or field experience as an expeditor at the Department of Buildings, or in other NYC expeditor jobs is essential.

Skills Required:

  • Must have working knowledge of the DOB’s system and procedures, as well as other relevant City agencies
  • Ability to apply expertise and knowledge of the Building and Zoning Resolution Code to multiple projects as well as oversee a staff of Project Coordinators
  • Coordinate and time manage the work flow of Expediters and Coordinators to ensure that Department of Buildings appointments are prepared for
  • Hold weekly meetings with staff and Clients to update projects and establish schedules
  • Responsible for directing the activities of the Coordinators as well as his/her own projects through the Building Department
  • Crucial that applicant be comfortable interacting with design professionals and high level DOB/DOT and FDNY personnel
  • Prepare, review, and organize documentation such as Alteration Type I and New Building applications
  • Perform in house code reviews, zoning studies, and troubleshoot projects through resolution
  • Prepare reports and DOB determinations
  • Possess the skills to be able to prepare detailed project spreadsheets using Microsoft Office
  • Execute coherent presentations at Client and construction progress meetings
  • Ensure that technical staff is responsive to the customer and aware of the projects in circulation
  • Strong technical, interpersonal, and written/oral communication skills are required
  • 5+ years in Construction, Architectural, Engineering, or Expediting firm is necessary
  • 5+ years of managerial experience with progressively increasing levels of responsibility and accountability. Experience must include the supervision of technical staff, performing plan review or developing construction plans for code compliance

To apply please contact careers@metropolisny.com


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