Challenge Course Facilitator

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary

Salary

Details: $19.53/hr

Published

07/12/2018

Address

Alley Pond Park
Queens Village
New York
11427
United States

Description


The Urban Park Rangers of the City of New York/Parks & Recreation seek athletic, outdoor recreation leaders and youth development outdoor educators to work as facilitators at an exciting challenge course facility in Queens. Facilitate high and low-ropes programs for a diverse community including youth, adults, and people with disabilities. Lead off-course programs focusing on team building, leadership, and group dynamics. Perform routine assembly, inspection and maintenance of challenge course.

http://www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS 


1. High school graduation or equivalent and three years of experience in community work or community centered

activities in an area related to duties described above; or

2. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to "1" above.


PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience using ropes, harnesses, belay systems and carabiners.
  • Comfortable working at heights.
  • Experience coordinating and leading curricula-based youth and adult programs.
  • B.A. preferred. 
  • Driver's License preferred. 
  • Ability to work weekends as needed.
  • Experience in adventure education area related to the duties described above.


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 $61.00. Hired candidates who are not currently employed by the City will be subject to an $89.75 background check fee.

Benefits

None

Level of Language Proficiency

None

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply


Send resume and cover letter by mail, fax or email to: ranger.recruitment@parks.nyc.gov  


Dominique Partin 

Urban Park Rangers

Attn: Adventure Course Facilitator

1234 Fifth Avenue – 5th floor

New York, NY 10029


Ph: 212-360-2774

Fax: 212-360-2794


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