City of new york parks recreation seasonal job

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CITY OF NEW YORK PARKS & RECREATION

SEASONAL JOB VACANCY NOTICE

Title: City Park Worker Work Location: Citywide*

Duration: May 15, 2016 to September 6, 2016 Salary: $15.03 /hr.

NYC Parks is the steward of nearly 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. We 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. We care for 1,200 monuments and 23 historic house museums. We look after 600,000 street trees, and two million more in parks. We are New York City's principal providers of recreational and athletic facilities and programs. We are home to free concerts, world-class sports events, and cultural festivals.

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. Bilingual English/Spanish. 4. 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 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 $89.75 background check fee.

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume.

City Employees: 1) Apply through Employee Self Service (ESS) under Recruiting Activities 2) Search for Job ID#: 239763 Include your ERN on all correspondence

For all other applicants: 1) Go to careers/search 2) Search for Job ID#: 239763

*Please include in your cover letter which borough (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens or Staten Island) you prefer to work in.

POST DATE: 04/28/16 POST UNTIL: FILLED Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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THE CITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEVICE FOR THE DEAF: 212.504.4115

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