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Job Openings

The Trust for Gov­er­nors Island:

Direc­tor of Cli­mate Pro­grams
The Trust for Gov­er­nors Island is seek­ing a Direc­tor of Cli­mate Pro­grams to lead the Liv­ing Lab­o­ra­to­ry at the Cen­ter for Cli­mate Solu­tions on Gov­er­nors Island. The Liv­ing Lab­o­ra­to­ry is a new ini­tia­tive ded­i­cat­ed to uti­liz­ing Gov­er­nors Island’s phys­i­cal space and pub­lic plat­form to advance pub­lic edu­ca­tion and aware­ness of cli­mate change and its impacts, sup­port advo­ca­cy and pol­i­cy work hap­pen­ing in the City with a par­tic­u­lar focus on envi­ron­men­tal jus­tice and demon­strate inno­v­a­tive and equi­table cli­mate solution-making.

Facil­i­ties Project Man­ag­er
The Trust for Gov­er­nors Island is seek­ing a Facil­i­ties Project Man­ag­er to sup­port the over­all mis­sion, goals and strate­gic ini­tia­tives of the depart­ment. The Project Man­ag­er will be respon­si­ble for pro­cure­ment and over­sight of an array of projects with­in the Facil­i­ties department.

Sea­son­al Cus­to­di­an
The Trust for Gov­er­nors Island seeks a full-time, sea­son­al Cus­to­di­an. This is a 6‑month posi­tion (from May-Octo­ber). The Cus­to­di­an will work with a diverse team to achieve the high­est stan­dards of clean­li­ness in build­ings and pub­lic restrooms on the Island.

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

Sea­son­al Groundskeep­er
The Trust for Gov­er­nors Island seeks a full-time, sea­son­al Groundskeep­er. This is a 6‑month posi­tion (from May-Octo­ber). The Groundskeep­er is respon­si­ble for pro­vid­ing dai­ly hands-on work that con­tributes to keep­ing the Island, its open spaces and its struc­tures in a clean and safe con­di­tion for all Island visitors.

Nation­al Park Ser­vice, Gov­er­nors Island Nation­al Monument:

Park Guide (full-time, per­ma­nent)
The Nation­al Park Ser­vice is hir­ing Park Guide posi­tions at Man­hat­tan sites, includ­ing Gov­er­nors Island Nation­al Mon­u­ment. Work involves giv­ing talks, inter­pret­ing nat­ur­al and his­toric fea­tures, answer­ing ques­tions, guid­ing tours, fee col­lec­tion, and pro­vid­ing mis­cel­la­neous ser­vices to vis­i­tors locat­ed in Man­hat­tan Sites. Appli­ca­tions will be accept­ed through May 22022.

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.

Friends of Gov­er­nors Island:

Devel­op­ment Oper­a­tions Coor­di­na­tor (full-time, permanent)

The Friends of Gov­er­nors Island seeks a high­ly moti­vat­ed Devel­op­ment Oper­a­tions Coor­di­na­tor. This
posi­tion is ide­al for an ambi­tious pro­fes­sion­al look­ing to expand their knowl­edge of all facets of non­prof­it oper­a­tions along­side a small, ded­i­cat­ed team. The Devel­op­ment Oper­a­tions Coor­di­na­tor will sup­port the Devel­op­ment Depart­ment in its fundrais­ing efforts by man­ag­ing our donor data­base, facil­i­tat­ing board rela­tions and donor cul­ti­va­tion, and coor­di­nat­ing meet­ings and spe­cial events. 

Cor­po­rate Rela­tions and Events Man­ag­er (full-time, per­ma­nent)

The Friends of Gov­er­nors Island seeks a full-time Cor­po­rate Rela­tions and Events Man­ag­er to plan, man­age, and exe­cute cor­po­rate events on Gov­er­nors Island. This is a full time posi­tion. 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!

Cor­po­rate Events Asso­ciate (full-time, sea­son­al)
The Friends of Gov­er­nors Island seeks a full-time, sea­son­al Cor­po­rate Events Asso­ciate to assist with plan­ning and coor­di­na­tion of cor­po­rate events on Gov­er­nors Island. 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!