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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.

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 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

Design & Construction

Structural Engineer II (Civil Engineer, II) Full-Time

Posted 01/11/2019 - Until 02/08/2019

Specifications Writer - Structures (Project Manager) Full-Time

Posted 01/04/2019 - Until 02/01/2019

Maintenance & Operations

Agency Energy Liaison (Administrative Project Manager, NM) Full-Time

Posted 01/11/2019 - Until 02/08/2019

Operations Assistant (Community Associate) Full-Time

Posted 01/11/2019 - Until 01/28/2019

Sheet Metal Worker (Sheet Metal Worker) Full-Time

Posted 01/11/2019 - Until 02/08/2019

Plumber (Plumber) Seasonal

Posted 01/07/2019 - Until Filled

Climber & Pruner (Climber & Pruner) Full-Time

Posted 11/16/2018 - Until Filled

Greening

Movie Mobile Unit Playground Associate (Playground Associate) Seasonal

Posted 12/19/2018 - Until Filled

Gardener I (Gardener I) Seasonal

Posted 12/13/2018 - Until Filled

Gardener I (Gardener I) Seasonal

Posted 12/13/2018 - Until Filled

Climber & Pruner (Climber & Pruner) Full-Time

Posted 11/16/2018 - Until Filled

Gardener (Gardener) Seasonal

Posted 09/12/2018 - Until Filled

Security

Deputy Commissioner for Urban Park Service and Public Programs (Deputy Commissioner (Parks and Recreation), MVIII) Full-Time

Posted 01/18/2019 - Until 02/08/2019

Public Programs

Deputy Commissioner for Urban Park Service and Public Programs (Deputy Commissioner (Parks and Recreation), MVIII) Full-Time

Posted 01/18/2019 - Until 02/08/2019

Fitness Instructor (Recreation Supervisor) Seasonal

Posted 12/27/2018 - Until Filled

Playground Associate (Summer Camp Counselor) Seasonal

Posted 12/19/2018 - Until Filled

Coop/Jr. Summer Camp Counselor (Cooperative Education Trainee) Seasonal

Posted 12/18/2018 - Until Filled

Summer Sports Experience Playground Associate (Playground Associate) Seasonal

Posted 12/18/2018 - Until Filled

Mobile Unit Recreation Specialist (Recreation Specialist) Seasonal

Posted 12/18/2018 - Until Filled

Summer Camp Counselor (Community Service Aide) Seasonal

Posted 12/18/2018 - Until Filled

Mobile Unit Playground Associate (Playground Associate) Seasonal

Posted 12/18/2018 - Until Filled

Kids in Motion Playground Associate (Playground Associate) Seasonal

Posted 12/18/2018 - Until Filled

Movie Mobile Unit Recreation Specialist (Recreation Specialist) Seasonal

Posted 12/18/2018 - Until Filled

Movie Mobile Unit Playground Associate (Playground Associate) Seasonal

Posted 12/18/2018 - Until Filled

Fitness Instructor (Recreation Supervisor) Seasonal

Posted 12/18/2018 - Until Filled

Community Associate (Wildlife Monitor) Seasonal

Posted 12/18/2018 - Until Filled

Community Coordinator (Wildlife Area Coordinator) Seasonal

Posted 12/18/2018 - Until Filled

Administration

Administrative Assistant (Community Associate) Full-Time

Posted 01/11/2019 - Until 01/28/2019

Community Associate (Permit Office Cashier) Seasonal

Posted 01/07/2019 - Until Filled

Volunteer Projects Assistant (Community Associate) Seasonal

Posted 12/24/2018 - Until 01/24/2019

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 Greening - beautiful flowers from parks

Greening

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

Enforcement

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 Public Programs - shape up NYC program instructor teaching dances

Public Programs

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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