Jobs at Parks

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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 and to learn more about how we create and sustain thriving parks and public spaces for New Yorkers.

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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

Assistant Mechanical Engineer (Assistant Mechanical Engineer)

Full-Time Posted Until 09/09/2022

Full-Time Posted Until 09/09/2022

Architectural Designer (Associate Urban Designer, I)

Full-Time Posted Until 09/02/2022

Resident Engineer (Administrative Construction Project Manager, NM)

Full-Time Posted Until 09/02/2022

Full-Time Posted Until 08/26/2022

Deputy Director of Landscape Architecture (Landscape Architect, III)

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Maintenance & Operations

Regional Manager (Administrative Park and Recreation Manager, MIV)

Full-Time Posted Until 09/09/2022

Full-Time Posted Until 08/26/2022

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Forestry & Environment

Purchasing Coordinator for GreenThumb (Community Coordinator)

Seasonal Posted Until 08/26/2022

Assistant Commissioner for Natural Resources and Planning (Administrative Horticulturist, MV)

Full-Time Posted Until 08/26/2022

Full-Time Posted Until 08/26/2022

Director of Forestry (Administrative Horticulturist, NM)

Full-Time Posted Until 09/09/2022

Senior Forester (Forester, II)

Full-Time Posted Until 09/09/2022

Climber & Pruner (Climber & Pruner)

Full-Time Posted Until 09/02/2022

Outreach Coordinator for GreenThumb (Community Coordinator)

Full-Time Posted Until 08/26/2022

Tree Preservation Program Coordinator (Community Coordinator)

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Facility Coordinator for FHNR (Community Coordinator)

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Stewardship Field Supervisor (Community Coordinator)

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Senior Natural Resource Specialist (City Research Scientist, II)

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Gardener I (Gardener, I)

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Forester (Forester, II)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Security

There are no open Security positions right now. Check back soon!

Recreation & Programming

Purchasing Coordinator for GreenThumb (Community Coordinator)

Seasonal Posted Until 08/26/2022

Game Day Associate (Playground Associate)

Seasonal Posted Until Filled

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Outreach Coordinator for GreenThumb (Community Coordinator)

Full-Time Posted Until 08/26/2022

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Senior Outreach Coordinator (Community Coordinator)

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Theatre Technical Coordinator (Community Coordinator)

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Urban Park Ranger (Rangers) (Urban Park Ranger)

Seasonal Posted Until Filled

Shape Up NYC Fitness Training Program Leader (Administrative Manager NM)

Seasonal Posted Until Filled

Recreation Director - Ocean Breeze (Recreation Director)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Recreation Specialist - Ocean Breeze (Recreation Specialist)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Recreation Director (Recreation Director)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Recreation Specialist (Recreation Specialist)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Seasonal Posted Until Filled

Administration

Purchasing Coordinator for GreenThumb (Community Coordinator)

Seasonal Posted Until 08/26/2022

Full-Time Posted Until 08/26/2022

Full-Time Posted Until 09/09/2022

Full-Time Posted Until 08/26/2022

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Application Developer (IT Automation and Monitoring Engineer)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Cyber Security Analyst (Cyber Security Analyst, II)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Chief Information Security Officer (Computer Systems Manager, MIII)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Chief of IT Strategy and Performance Optimization (Computer Systems Manager, MIII)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Automation Testing Engineer (IT Automation and Monitoring Engineer)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Senior Outreach Coordinator (Community Coordinator)

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Facility Coordinator for FHNR (Community Coordinator)

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Stewardship Field Supervisor (Community Coordinator)

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Full-Time Posted Until 08/19/2022

Chief Data Officer (City Research Scientist, IV-A)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Data Analytics Specialist (City Research Scientist, II)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Data Engineer (City Research Scientist, II)

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Full-Time Posted Until Filled

Our Teams

Design & Construction

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

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

Maintenance & Operations

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

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

Forestry & Environment

Work at Parks Forestry & Environment - beautiful flowers from parks

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.

Security

Work at Parks Enforcement - Parks Enforcement Patrol officers on duty

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

Recreation & Programming

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

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

Administration

Work at Parks Administration - administrators at planning meeting

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

Equal Opportunity Employer

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.

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