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NYC Ferry’s South Brooklyn route is temporarily bypassing Governors Island through mid-February due to planned maintenance. During this time, Trust-operated ferries continue to run daily every half hour from 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan. Click here for schedules, tickets, and more info on getting to Governors Island.

NYC Ferry’s South Brooklyn route is temporarily bypassing Governors Island through mid-February due to planned maintenance. During this time, Trust-operated ferries continue to run daily every half hour from 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan. Click here for schedules, tickets, and more info on getting to Governors Island.

Job Openings

The Trust for Gov­er­nors Island:

Gen­er­al Coun­sel
The Trust for Gov­er­nors Island seeks a Gen­er­al Coun­sel, who will advise on legal and com­pli­ance mat­ters and pro­vide guid­ance and rep­re­sen­ta­tion on a broad range of issues relat­ed to the Trust’s work. The Gen­er­al Coun­sel will work col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly with Trust staff, the Board of Direc­tors, and rel­e­vant gov­ern­ment agen­cies, and will be respon­si­ble for man­ag­ing in-house legal staff and out­side counsel.

Pri­vate Events Intern
The Trust for Gov­er­nors Island seeks a Pri­vate Events Intern to begin Jan­u­ary 2023 and sup­port efforts to opti­mize the cur­rent events pro­gram and pro­mote strate­gic growth attract­ing a more diverse events portfolio.

Eco­log­i­cal Restora­tion Tech­ni­cian (sea­son­al)
The Trust for Gov­er­nors Island seeks a sea­son­al Eco­log­i­cal Restora­tion Tech­ni­cian to mon­i­tor, doc­u­ment, and map exist­ing strands of inva­sive species on a con­sis­tent sched­ule, man­u­al­ly reduce cur­rent infes­ta­tions of inva­sive species, and pre­vent the spread of new strands. 

Gar­den­er (sea­son­al)
The Trust for Gov­er­nors Island seeks a sea­son­al Gar­den­er to help care for and main­tain the gar­dens and land­scapes on Gov­er­nors Island. The Sea­son­al Gar­den­er is respon­si­ble for all aspects of mon­i­tor­ing and car­ing for the diverse gar­dens with­in the park and the Island’s his­toric district.

Groundskeep­er
The Trust for Gov­er­nors Island seeks a Groundskeep­er to help keep the Island’s open spaces and struc­tures in a clean and safe con­di­tion for all visitors.

Allied Uni­ver­sal Secu­ri­ty is seek­ing full time and part time secu­ri­ty staff to sup­port a safe, wel­com­ing atmos­phere on Gov­er­nors Island. Appli­cants must be 18 years of age or old­er with a cur­rent NYS Unarmed Guard license, or the abil­i­ty to obtain such a license. Please email your resume to michael.​trudden@​aus.​com to apply. 

Nation­al Park Ser­vice, Gov­er­nors Island Nation­al Monument:

Park Ranger (full-time, per­ma­nent)
The Nation­al Park Ser­vice is hir­ing Park Ranger posi­tions at Man­hat­tan sites, includ­ing the Gov­er­nors Island Nation­al Mon­u­ment. These posi­tions are locat­ed in Man­hat­tan Sites, in one of the nine indi­vid­u­al­ly leg­is­lat­ed units. The work involves pre­sent­ing a com­plete and high­ly var­ied suite of struc­tured pro­grams (e.g., talks, tours, pre­sen­ta­tions, etc.) and pro­vid­ing relat­ed ser­vices to visitors.

The Friends of Gov­er­nors Island:

Cor­po­rate Events Asso­ciate (full-time, sea­son­al)
The Friends of Gov­er­nors Island seeks a sea­son­al Cor­po­rate Events Asso­ciate to assist with plan­ning and coor­di­na­tion of cor­po­rate events on Gov­er­nors Island. This is a tem­po­rary posi­tion, start­ing in mid March and con­clud­ing in Novem­ber. If you love the out­doors, are a peo­ple per­son who loves pub­lic speak­ing, and are a rock-star event plan­ner, this is the job for you!