Posted: Jun 16, 2022

City Park Worker

Temporary
Salary: Hourly
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2022
Recreation

Ocean Breeze Park, in Staten Island, has a 2,500-seat athletic complex that boasts a state-of-the-art indoor track and field amenity, exercise rooms and a food concession. The facility is a premier destination for athletic events, drawing competitors from around the region. Future capital plans include various sport fields and a cross-country running course.

THIS JOB VACANCY NOTICE IS ONLY FOR CITY PARK WORKER POSITIONS AT OCEAN BREEZE PARK, SI

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.

PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

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

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.

Vaccination Requirement: As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered city employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the hiring agency.

HOW TO APPLY:

For more information and to apply email resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

Parks & City Employees: Include your ERN on your cover letter and resume. All candidates please indicate which position you are applying for.

POST DATE: 05/26/2022                    POST UNTIL: 06/30/2022

References will be required upon request.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.