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Indoor spaces offering public programs & galleries on Governors Island require proof of COVID-19 vaccination in accordance with the Key to NYC Executive Order. Click here to review all health & safety protocols prior to your visit.

Indoor spaces offering public programs & galleries on Governors Island require proof of COVID-19 vaccination in accordance with the Key to NYC Executive Order. Click here to review all health & safety protocols prior to your visit.

The Trust for Governors Island:

Assistant to the President and Chief Development Officer
The Trust for Governors Island seeks a full-time Assistant to support the President and Chief Development Officer in their job functions and generally serving as representative of the roles and the organization. The Assistant schedules all meetings for The Trust’s President and CDO, manages their calendars and answers their phones as needed. The Assistant executes all follow up from meetings and tracks a wide range of projects/tasks executed by the President.

Event Site Coordinator Intern
The Trust for Governors Island seeks a full-time, Event Site Coordinator Intern. The Event Site Coordinator Intern will report to the VP of Public  Affairs and will support the Event Manager and act as on-site manager for events as well as working cross-departmentally to coordinate logistics and handle administrative tasks.

Custodian
The Trust for Governors Island is seeing a Custodian to join the Facilities team reporting to the Facilities Supervisor. This is a full-time position that requires weekend work. The Custodian will work with a diverse team to achieve the highest standards of cleanliness in buildings and public restrooms on the Island.

Landscaper
The Trust for Governors Island seeks a full-time, year-round Landscaper. Reporting to the Trust’s Senior Landscape Manager and/or Lead Landscaper, the Landscaper will work with a broader team of landscapers to care for and maintain the Island’s diverse grounds and lawns.

Motorpool Mechanic
The Trust for Governors Island seeks a full-time, year-round Motorpool Mechanic. The Mechanic is responsible for daily inspection, maintenance, testing and repairs of the Island’s small equipment, power hand tools and landscape equipment as well as a fleet of gas and electric service carts, passenger and miscellaneous vehicles. This position will report to the Trust’s Senior Landscape Manager and Lead Landscaper and will work with the broader Operations team. This position requires superior organizational, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member in a fast-paced environment.

Seasonal Landscaper
The Trust for Governors Island seeks a full-time, seasonal Landscaper. This is a 6-month position (from July-December) that may require weekend work. The Seasonal Landscaper will work with a broader team of landscapers and horticultural staff to care for and maintain the Island’s diverse grounds, lawns and landscapes.

Seasonal Custodian
The Trust for Governors Island is seeing a Custodian to join the Facilities team reporting to the Facilities Supervisor. This is a full-time position (through December) that requires weekend work. The Custodian will work with a diverse team to achieve the highest standards of cleanliness in buildings and public restrooms on the Island.

Seasonal Groundskeeper
The Trust for Governors Island seeks a full-time, seasonal Groundskeeper. The Groundskeeper is part of the Operations team and reports to the Operations Manager. This is a 6-month position (from July-December) that requires weekend work. The Groundskeeper is responsible for providing daily hands-on work that contributes to keeping the Island, open spaces, and structures throughout the Island in a clean and safe condition for all Island visitors.

Assistant Chief Engineer
The Trust for Governors Island seeks an Assistant Chief Engineer to support the entire engineering team and their work in collaboration with the Chief Engineer. The Assistant Chief Engineer will work alongside the Chief Engineer to create work plans and execute work in the field, as well as overseeing a successful apprenticeship program in the training and execution of their responsibilities, and filling in for the Chief Engineer in their absence.

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.

Friends of Governors Island:

There are currently no job openings at the Friends of Governors Island. Please check back later.