New York City Department Of Transportation Looks For Senior Port Engineer


The New York City Department of Transportation is looking to hire a Senior Port Engineer to serves as the Senior Port Engineer for the Staten Island Ferry, under the administrative direction of the Director of Ferry Operations.

With wide latitude for independent initiative, judgment and decision, manages the day to day engine department operations and maintenance, including licensed and unlicensed engine personnel, to assure vessel systems reliability and efficiency. This is a managerial class position. 

Proposed Salary Range: $ 60,435.00 – $135,000.00 (Annual)


Manage day to day below deck operations and assist in daily operations of the Ferry Operations unit. Maintain engine department operations, crewing schedules and vessels within the framework of a Safety Management System. Supervise engine department personnel and staffing on a 24-hour-a-day basis.

Supervise all aspects of budget management, including but not limited to such tasks as approving labor, materials, supplies, equipment and parts within vessel engine department operating budgets.

Evaluate routine engine department work orders, store requests and labor expenditures to assure they comply with budgetary constraints. Manage vessel regulatory compliance.

Oversee fuel facility operations. Serve as technical advisor to the Chief Operating Officer for marine engineering matters. May perform as contract/project manager for unit procurements and activities.

May represent the Staten Island Ferry at internal and external meetings, when appropriate. In absence of supervisor, may assume duties Director of Ferry Operations.

Read more and apply on NYC DOT website.

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