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Who We Are

NYC Parks helps bring together people from all over our great city. From the iconic Central Park to neighborhood playgrounds, we own and operate some of the most exemplary green spaces in the world. At NYC Parks, our mission is to plan resilient and sustainable parks, public spaces, and recreational amenities, build a park system for the present and future generations, and care for parks and public spaces.

NYC Parks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our Mission

Want to know more about who we are and what we do? See our vision and mission to understand our priorities.

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Benefits

Work at NYC Parks offers innovation, leadership, the satisfaction of public service, and a place to grow and develop your career. Full-time employees are also eligible for a wide variety of City benefits and perks.
  • Health Care Coverage - We offer a wide variety of health care plans to meet the needs of you and your family.
  • Pension - Upon retirement, qualified members of the City’s generous pension program receive a guaranteed salary and health benefits for the rest of their lives.
  • Professional Development - We offer numerous training programs, leadership development opportunities, and career coaching services, while encouraging employees to attend approved off-site trainings and seminars.
  • Perks - Our employees are eligible for discounts on some of the top attractions in the city, and all employees receive free membership to our recreation centers.

Current Openings

Full-Time and Seasonal Positions

NYC Parks offers both full-time and seasonal opportunities. Seasonal positions vary in length, and seasonal employees may not be eligible for the same variety of benefits as full-time employees.

Design & Construction

Environmental Field Engineer (Associate Project Manager, III)

Full-Time Posted Until 11/08/2019

Environmental Field Engineer (Environmental Engineer, III)

Full-Time Posted Until 11/08/2019

Environmental Field Engineer (Civil Engineer, III)

Full-Time Posted Until 11/08/2019

Director of Architecture (Administrative Architect, MII)

Full-Time Posted Until 11/01/2019

Full-Time Posted Until 11/04/2019

Environmental Project Manager (City Research Scientist, III)

Full-Time Posted Until 10/25/2019

Environmental Project Manager (Environmental Engineer, III)

Full-Time Posted Until 10/25/2019

Environmental Project Manager (Associate Project Manager, III)

Full-Time Posted Until 10/25/2019

Specifications Writer (Landscape Architect Intern)

Full-Time Posted Until 10/25/2019

Full-Time Posted Until 10/18/2019

Full-Time Posted Until 10/18/2019

Maintenance & Operations

Gardener I (Gardener, I)

Full-Time Posted Until 11/01/2019

Full-Time Posted Until 10/25/2019

Urban Park Ranger (Urban Park Ranger)

Full-Time Posted Until 11/01/2019

Gardener I (Gardener, I)

Full-Time Posted Until 11/01/2019

Thermostat Repairer (Thermostat Repairer)

Full-Time Posted Until 10/25/2019

Exterminator (Exterminator, II)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Climber & Pruner (Climber & Pruner)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Gardener (Gardener 1)

Seasonal Posted Until Filled

Seasonal Posted Until Filled

Seasonal Posted Until Filled

Seasonal Posted Until Filled

Forestry & Environment

Director of NYC Urban Field Station (Administrative Horticulturist, NM)

Full-Time Posted Until 11/08/2019

Director of NYC Urban Field Station (City Research Scientist, III)

Full-Time Posted Until 11/08/2019

Full-Time Posted Until 11/08/2019

Wildlife & Fisheries Ecologist (City Research Scientist, II)

Full-Time Posted Until 11/01/2019

Gardener I (Gardener, I)

Full-Time Posted Until 11/01/2019

Nursery Yard Supervisor (Administrative Horticulturist, NM)

Full-Time Posted Until 10/25/2019

Forest Crew Member (Gardener 1)

Seasonal Posted Until Filled

Director of Tree Preservation (Administrative Horticulturist, NM)

Full-Time Posted Until 10/18/2019

Systems Developer (Certified IT Developer)

Seasonal Posted Until Filled

Forester (Forester, II)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Security

Full-Time Posted Until 10/18/2019

Recreation & Programming

Full-Time Posted Until 11/01/2019

Community Associate (Community Associate)

Full-Time Posted Until 11/01/2019

Timing Official (Community Coordinator)

Seasonal Posted Until Filled

Administration

Labor Law Investigator (Investigator (Discipline), II)

Full-Time Posted Until 11/01/2019

Full-Time Posted Until 11/04/2019

Data Analyst (Community Coordinator)

Seasonal Posted Until 10/30/2019

Career Coach, Workforce Development (Community Coordinator)

Full-Time Posted Until 10/25/2019

Systems Developer (Certified IT Developer)

Seasonal Posted Until Filled

Full-Time Posted Until 10/18/2019

Full-Time Posted Until 10/25/2019

Sign Production Project Manager (Community Coordinator)

Seasonal Posted Until Filled

Our Teams

Work at Parks Design and Construction - redesign, rebuild, and create Parks facilities

Design & Construction

We regularly redesign and rebuild hundreds of parks and facilities each year, and create vibrant spaces out of underused areas.

Work at Parks Maintenance and Operations - Parks maintenance worker clearing up snow in th parks for public safety

Maintenance & Operations

We help communities take pride in well-cared-for parks that are free of litter and safe for children to play.

Work at Parks Forestry & Environment - beautiful flowers from parks

Forestry & Environment

We take an innovative approach to forestry management, caring for more 650,000 street trees, and millions more in parks, and natural areas across the city.

Work at Parks Enforcement - Parks Enforcement Patrol officers on duty

Security

Our trained law enforcement officers help us ensure that our city’s parks are secure and act as ambassadors to the park.

Work at Parks Recreation & Programming - shape up NYC program instructor teaching dances

Recreation & Programming

Our creative and dynamic programs bring our community’s shared spaces to life, teach people lifelong skills, and help us understand the natural world.

Work at Parks Administration - administrators at planning meeting

Administration

Our administration leads thousands of full-time employees and helps us innovate, plan, and analyze the future of our city’s parks.

Become an NYC Parks Lifeguard

Lifeguards on duty at Rockaway Beach

Lifeguarding is one of the most rewarding jobs in New York City. Visit our Lifeguard Opportunities page to learn more about how to become a City lifeguard. Learn More about becoming an NYC Parks Lifeguard

Internships

Interns and Commissioner Silver at orientation on Arsenal rooftop

We offer a variety of internships in various departments within NYC Parks. Learn More about Internships

Partner Job Opportunities

Other Job Opportunities

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