Job Opportunity: Programming Operations Coordinator

NYC Parks is looking for a Freshkills Park Programming Operations Coordinator.

The application deadline is January 8, 2016. Additional information is available at the NYC Parks website.

Major responsibilities:

  • Under general supervision, coordinate public program and special event planning and operations on-site at Freshkills Park, including supervision of event staff and logistics and facilities management.
  • Lead tours, hikes, kayaking, Community Service Days and other outdoor programs at the site.
  • Train staff in policies and procedures that satisfy regulatory authorities regarding park activities on-site. Make recommendations for modifications as needed.
  • Co-lead volunteer recruitment and training. Prepare tracking reports on community response and performance of programming.
  • Coordinate relationships with Department of Sanitation, Staten Island District Operations and other Parks Department divisions that support our programming and community outreach.
  • Represent Freshkills Park at community meetings and events.
  • Contribute to Freshkills Park Team meetings.
  • Contribute to research and writing of original content across social media including a blog, Facebook and Twitter and grant writing for project funding.

City employees:
1) Apply through Employee Self Service (ESS) under Recruiting Activities
2) Search for Job ID#: 225449
Include your ERN on all correspondence.

For all other applicants:
1) Go to
2) Search for Job ID#: 225449

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