Jun 09, 2022

City Park Worker

  • NYC Parks
  • Citywide Services Shops
Full-Time General Labor Government

Job Description

Title: City Park Worker

NYC Parks is the steward of over 30,000 acres of land – 14 percent of New York City – including more than 5,000 individual properties ranging from Coney Island Beach and Central Park to community gardens and Greenstreets. We operate more than 800 athletic fields and nearly 1,000 playgrounds, 1,800 basketball courts, 550 tennis courts, 65 public pools, 51 recreational facilities, 15 nature centers, 14 golf courses and 14 miles of beaches. We care for 1,200 monuments and 23 historic house museums. We look after 600,000 street trees and two million more in parks. We are New York City’s principal providers of recreational and athletic facilities and programs. We are home to free concerts, world-class sports events and cultural festivals.

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in general maintenance work, including lawn mowing, edging, seeding, snow removal, cultivating, fertilizing, sod laying and hedge trimming, sweeping and raking of litter and emptying of receptacles. 
  • Clean and maintain facilities including comfort stations. 
  • Perform minor repair work including but not limited to plumbing, masonry, electrical, painting, carpentry, metal work and vehicle and equipment repair. 
  • Drive vehicles and operate certain other motorized equipment. 
  • Perform safety checks on facilities and equipment. 
  • May move furniture, climb and perform other physical activities as required in the performance of assigned duties. 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • A Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York is required.  
  • There are certain medical and physical requirements.

THIS JOB VACANCY NOTICE IS ONLY FOR CITY PARK WORKER POSITIONS IN CITYWIDE SERVICES SHOPS

Residency in New York City, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam or Westchester counties required for employees with over two years of city service. New York City residency required within 90 days of hire for all other candidates.

Fees: Hired candidates will be subject to a processing fee of $54.00.  Hired candidates who are not currently employed by the City will be subject to an $88.25 background check fee.

Salary: $16.63/hr. 

Duration: up to 9/10/2022

Work Location: Citywide Services Shops

For external applicants, please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers

Go to nyc.gov/careers/search and search for Job ID# 524265.

For details about NYC Parks and other job opportunities, please visit: www.nyc.gov/parks

References will be required upon request.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

States

NY

Salary

Salary: $16.63/hr.

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • A Motor Vehicle Driver License valid in the State of New York is required.  
  • There are certain medical and physical requirements.

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