Operations and Environmental Programs Representative – Port Authority

Operations and Environmental Programs Representative in Brooklyn Piers, Brooklyn NY with the Port Authority of NY & NJ 04272022

Job ID: 40152

Department: Port

Location: New York Marine Terminals


Responsibilities Reporting to the Deputy General Manager, the selected candidate will be responsible for administering environmental stewardship programs and projects necessary to protect the interests of NYMT while assuring compliance with Federal, State, local and maritime environmental regulations as well as assist with the day-to-day operation of New York Marine Terminals.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Act as facility representative/coordinator for the Environmental Stewardship Program for New York Marine Terminals.
  • Work with environmental stewardship team and other available resources (both internal and external to the PA) to develop new and practical ideas and practices to help prevent, or respond to, any environmental issues that could occur at NYMT facilities.
  • Provide technical and regulatory information to facility management, staff, and tenants on all environmental issues, ensuring proper notification is made to regulatory authorities in the event of environmental incidents and/or discharges and provide technical assistance and regulatory information to emergency responders and facility management during incidents and/or discharges.
  • Ensure environmental compliance by tenants as per leases and the Port Authority Marine Terminals Tariff FMC Schedule No. PA 10.
  • Acts as customer service point of contact for facility users and tenants.
  • Responsible for safety training and yearly evacuation drill coordination.
  • Conduct facility tours and provide information on facility activities to visitors as necessary.
  • Serve as back-up coordinator for public and private events (Special Events, Films and Photo Shoots) with facility management and other PANYNJ departments.
  • Act as the Facility Security Officer (FSO) or Alternate Facility Security Officer (AFSO).
  • Emergency responder liaison.
  • Facility Fire Protection & Life Safety liaison.
  • Security System liaison CCTV, radios, warning sirens, drill coordinator.


Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Selected candidate will be required to pass a Federal Security Background check and obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) to work in a maritime environment as required by Department of Homeland Security.
  • Incumbent must undergo training to obtain Facility Security Officer Certification.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.


Ideal candidates will present the following profile: 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of environmental regulations and federal/state government processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle environmental emergency situations and issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize projects, manage time effectively and work independently.
  • Demonstrated analytic and problem-solving skills; ability to take initiative.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, organizational, and written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work with individuals at all levels, both from within and outside the organization.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of SAP.
  • Knowledge of the maritime industry and marine terminal operations is desirable.
  • Knowledge of fire and safety codes is desirable.

Compensation & Benefits 

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement. 

How To Apply Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.  The Apply Now Button may-be found at the top of the webpage, https://www.jointheportauthority.com/jobs/9414664-operations-and-environmental-programs-representative.  The Port Authority of NY & NJ welcomes veteran and military spouse applications. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. 

About The Port Authority 

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country.  The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity.  The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. 


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.