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Project Manager, Facilities & Construction

Postgraduate Degree 7 Year

Since the salary is not exposed by the employer, you can negotiate based on the company's approach to environmental sustainability and responsible business practices. While the position is based in Bronx, the company may be open to considering remote workers who have the right skills. This job opening mandates that you have 84 months of experience in the same field. January 29, 2024 is when the Project Manager, Facilities & Construction job posting began, and it will no longer be open after February 26, 2024. WCS is hiring internship employees. One of the qualifications required for this job vacancy is the completion of Postgraduate Degree. The work premises for this job are located at Bronx , NY , Bronx , NY.



Project Manager, Facilities & Construction

About Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS):
WCS stands for wildlife and wild places. As the world’s premier wildlife conservation organization, WCS has a long track record of achieving innovative, impactful results at scale. We run field programs spanning 60 countries and the entire ocean.  We build on a unique foundation: Our reach is global; we discover through best-in-class science; we protect through work on the ground with local and indigenous people; we inspire through our world-class zoos, aquarium, and education programs; and we leverage our resources through partnerships and powerful policy influence.  Our more than 4,000 diverse, passionately committed team members in New York City and around the world work collectively to achieve our conservation mission.

Job Summary: 
The Project Manager, Bronx Zoo Facilities dept., provides oversight to the execution of various Capital Projects and infrastructure upgrades throughout the Bronx Zoo.  The Project Manager provides direction to contractors working throughout the park to upgrade, repair or replace the facility’s buildings, exhibits, animal holding areas, office spaces, classrooms and public pathways and grounds. This role contributes effectively to create the best possible guest experience for those visiting the zoo.

Major Responsibilities:
The individual’s main responsibilities will be to oversee the development and completion of Capital Projects throughout the Bronx Zoo.  Supervise general contractors, various tradesmen and technicians.  The ability to develop project scopes of work, identify solutions to varied complex mechanical and structural issues.  A history of hands-on construction disciplines, general contracting and project management is preferred.
  • Oversee the Capital Infrastructure upgrades including construction, demolition, re-building, alteration, repair, and modification of the facilities and grounds, including site work, roads, paths, fences, buildings, façade & roofing, building systems, exhibits, animal holdings, equipment, pools, and dams. 
  • Ensure that contracted vendors operate at a consistent, efficient and effective level, and in compliance with WCS policies and procedures.
  • Plan all phases of construction lifecycle from scope of work development to completion.  Order necessary supplies and equipment. 
  • Provide project management by overseeing the day-to-day activities of contractors, establish & maintain processes, set quality & performance standards. 
  • Develop and adhere to the budget, timeline and quality control plans. Evaluate progress and prepare punch lists.
  • Ensure projects are aligned with agreed upon plans.  Communicate project plans, access requirements, shutdowns and updates to stakeholders & management.  Deliver project progress reports.
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, expeditors and other specialists in the development and execution of project specifications and design drawings.
  • Work with the Purchasing department in developing and executing Invitation to Bids (ITB’s) or Request for Proposals (RFP’s) with outside vendors, conduct walkthroughs, answer vendor questions and conduct bid leveling analysis.
  • Ensure that all local, state, and national building codes and safety standards are being followed.  Work with the WCS Risk Management Department to ensure vendors are in compliance with OSHA and other environmental regulations.
Job Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5-7 years executing and managing projects relating to site work, roof work, carpentry, masonry, mechanical systems and general construction as well as safety codes. Familiarization of working  at a campus environment and commercial buildings
  • Five or more years of Project Management experience or similar experience in managing trades within the construction or general contracting field.
  • Project management certification or similar education preferred.
  • Previous experience managing vendors is preferred.
  • Excels at organization, problem solving, and building strong relationships with clients, contractors and vendors.
  • Candidate must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License.

WCS is an equal opportunity employer, and the organization complies with all employment and labor laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in hiring and ensures that candidates from all backgrounds are fairly and consistently considered during the recruitment process. We are dedicated to hiring and engaging a diverse workforce. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment and look for future team members who share that same value. The organization provides equal employment opportunities for all qualified candidates. The organization does not discriminate for employment based on gender, race/ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information or any other covered status or characteristic protected by applicable laws and regulations.

It is everyone’s responsibility to ensure that we do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based upon a person’s membership in one of these protected categories in areas such as recruitment, selection, job assignment, supervision, training, promotions, job grading, transfers, termination, compensation, benefits, educational opportunities, WCS sponsored recreational activities and facilities.

Note that the salary offer will reflect the selected candidate’s individual experiences, skills and qualifications, internal equity, work location and country of work.

Experience Required

5-7 years


Benefits & Paid holidays


Salary Range : $85,000 - $105,000

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How to Apply

For immediate consideration please apply here:

2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10460
Phone: 9419047192
Fax: WCS


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