City Park Worker Position Available

NYC Parks is looking for qualified candidates to work as City Park Worker in the Bronx.  Veterans are encouraged to apply!  This is an entry-level maintenance position.  Be part of the City Cleanup Corps (CCC) at NYC Parks and beautify public spaces.  The CCC will help promote tourism and confidence in New York City and drive a recovery for all of us.
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.  They operate more than 800 athletic fields and nearly 1,000 playgrounds, 1,800 basketball courts, 550 tennis courts, 67 public pools, 51 recreational facilities, 15 nature centers, 14 golf courses, and 14 miles of beaches.  They care for 1,200 monuments and 23 historic house museums.  They look after 600,000 street trees, and two million more in parks. They are New York City's principal providers of recreational and athletic facilities and programs.  They are home to free concerts, world-class sports events, and cultural festivals.

Employees who work for 6 months or longer are eligible for healthcare benefits.

All staff will be provided with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

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.

Minimum Qualification Requirements
There are no formal education or experience requirements for this position.

A Motor Vehicle Driver's License valid in the State of New York is required.

Ability to read, understand and obey orders is required.

There are certain medical and physical requirements.

 

Preferred Skills

Ability to drive to locations in all five boroughs.
Ability to work flexible hours, nights and weekends as needed.
Commercial Driver License a plus.

Additional Information

THIS JOB VACANCY NOTICE IS ONLY FOR CITY PARK WORKER POSITIONS IN THE BRONX

**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.**

References will be required upon request.

Duration: up to 8 months.

Number of vacancies to be determined.  Actual number of hires subject to vacancy approvals.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


How to Apply
Go to nyc.gov/careers/search and search for Job ID# 458508 to submit your cover letter and resume.

 

Residency Requirement

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 for all other candidates.

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