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Environmental Specialist Level 2

Job ID: 5532
Business Unit: MTA Construction & Development
Location: New York, NY, United States
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Delivery Services Office
Date Posted: Jan 22, 2024




This position is eligible for telework, which is currently one day per week. New hires are eligible to apply 30 days after their effective date of hire. 


Environmental Specialist Level 2  


Construction & Development 


Delivery\Delivery Services Office 


Environment Specialist 3 


2 Broadway 


9:00 AM to 5:30 PM or as required (7.5HR/ DAY) 




$71,991 to $94,888 


Open Until Filled 



Specialist Level 2 supports  Project Management for permitting/design and construction projects/programs.  



Involved with supporting survey field efforts by working with technical leads to identify needs for survey crews.   


Ensures the team tracks necessary equipment, reviews and logs calibration requirements, provides crews with safety plans, and files daily logs. 


Coordinates and attends meetings and assists in developing a tracking system to manage assignments.  


Distributes notes per project requirements. 


Works to maintain schedules for all projects under this program under the direction of task leads. 


Applies MTA C&D quality assurance guidelines and procedures for project document management. 


Assists in preparing portions of reports and permit documents. 


Works with GIS support to communicate any updates. 


Education and Experience 


Bachelors in Environmental Science/Environmental Technology/Environmental Management /Archaeology / Anthropology /Biology /Wildlife or an equivalent subject.  


Masters preferred.  


Various Disciplines may be (but are not limited to) Historic Preservation and Cultural, Environmental  Resources, Asbestos, Lead, and Hazardous Materials.  


Must have a minimum of four (4)  years of related experience.  




Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. 


Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel. 


Analytical ability, pro-active attitude, willingness to learn, and an ability to think "outside the box" when required. 


Other Information 

Pursuant to the New York State Public Officers Law & the MTA Code of Ethics, all employees who hold a policymaking position must file an Annual Statement of Financial Disclosure (FDS) with the NYS Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (the "Commission"). 


Selection Criteria 

Based on evaluation of education, skills, experience, and interview. 


How to Apply 

MTA employees must apply via My MTA Portal. You can submit an online application by logging into My MTA Portal, clicking the My Job Search ribbon, and selecting the "Careers" link. Logging in through My MTA Portal will link your BSC ID number to your job application to identify you as an internal applicant. 

Equal Employment Opportunity 

MTA and its subsidiary and affiliated agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers, including with respect to veteran status and individuals with disabilities. 


The MTA encourages qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities, including military service members, to apply. 




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