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Deputy General Manager, New York Marine Terminals

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Job ID: 60743
Department: Port
Location: New York Marine Terminals



Reporting to the General Manager, New York Marine Terminals, the Deputy General Manager assists in the management of the operation, maintenance, security, state of good repair programs, and property management of the New York Marine Terminals (Howland Hook/Port Ivory, the Red Hook Marine Terminal, Brooklyn Piers and the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal). This includes managing the day-to-day activities of major seaport facilities in conformance with the business and financial objectives of the Port Authority.  The individual will assist the General Manager with developing the short and long-range facility asset management plans and managing a diverse workforce consisting of both unionized and managerial personnel who are involved with day-to-day maintenance and operations of the facilities; identifying capital and operating facility construction projects; and planning for and responding as needed to emergencies in the port.  In addition, the successful candidate will assist the General Manager with human capital initiatives that include policy implementation, selection, training, discipline, and staff performance evaluation.



  • Must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and at least five years’ experience in managing facilities or comparable experience.
  • 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.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Applicants must meet all performance and attendance standards and have completed all probationary periods.



Ideal Candidates will present the following profile:

  • Demonstrated analytical skills, and innovative thinking to advance operating efficiencies and productivity improvements including the ability to produce actionable recommendations for operations, physical infrastructure, systems and services, safety reliability and customer satisfaction improvements.
  • Demonstrated significant and increasingly responsible experience managing a large diverse workforce consisting of managerial and unionized staff; experience administrating labor contracts and promoting harmonious labor relations; and demonstrated ability to evaluate, select and motivate staff and project teams to achieve and maintain high performance through training and development.
  • Proven project and resource management abilities with demonstrated experience establishing priorities, assessing trade-offs, resolving conflict, and mitigating risks in a manner that supports the facility capital program.
  • Proven leadership through influence, persuasion, and effective working relationships both within the organization, and with outside interests and stakeholders demonstrating an understanding of how to balance positive working relationships with community organizations consistent with Port Authority business objectives.
  • Demonstrated range of in-depth business, technical and industry expertise that can be applied across the multiple disciplines of the Port Department including construction, operations, maintenance, and asset management programs; the ability to protect existing revenue and support and support the generation of new revenue sources; and knowledge and experience developing operating budgets and monitoring financial performance.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex business, technical, financial, legal, and political issues in a manner that engenders confidence, trust and support, experience preparing formal presentations, and the ability to communicate a leadership message.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing and managing safety and security programs that protect PA customers, employees, and infrastructure, and that provide a safe, healthy, and sustainable environment for employees and customers.
  • Understanding of PA policies, procedures, and contracts in the areas of financial planning, budgeting, major work projects, administration, labor agreements maintenance and capital construction planning
  • Knowledge of PA project development, project management and authorization process
  • Knowledge of PA Port tariff rates and regulations.

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 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 twenty three billion in annual wages and eighty 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

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