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Nature Adventure Guide

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NYC Parks & Recreation
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New York, NY
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Published 6 days ago

The Urban Park Rangers’ (UPR) mission is to link New Yorkers to the natural world through environmental education, outdoor recreation, wildlife management and active conservation.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

• Lead environmental education programs and activities for various audiences throughout New York City parks.

• Conduct public programming at multiple locations in flagship and local parks.

• Develop engaging environmental education programs for families with children.

• Conduct outreach to Friends of groups, schools, day camps and other community organizations, as well as the general public to ensure high program attendance.

• Greet park visitors and provide information as requested. Answer phones, take messages, and provide customer service.

• Maintain nature center cleanliness including sweeping, mopping, dusting, removing garbage and other organizational tasks.

• Perform other duties as needed.

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 related to natural science and/or environmental education.

• Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

• Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

• Experience with Microsoft Word and booking / scheduling programs and other events.

• Valid New York State Driver License and comfortable driving in New York City


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 within 90 days of hire.


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 $88.25 background check fee.


The Urban Park Rangers’ (UPR) mission is to link New Yorkers to the natural world through environmental education, outdoor recreation, wildlife management and active conservation.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

• Lead environmental education…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    June 7, 2021

Salary

$20.98 per hours

Location

On-site
New York, NY

How to Apply

Submit Resume and Cover Letter to: ranger.recruitment@parks.nyc.gov

or mail to: Marc Sanchez

Urban Park Rangers

Attn: Nature Adventure Guide

1234 5th Avenue – 5th Floor

New York, NY 10029


Submit Resume and Cover Letter to: ranger.recruitment@parks.nyc.gov

or mail to: Marc Sanchez

Urban Park Rangers

Attn: Nature Adventure Guide

1234 5th Avenue – 5th Floor

New York, NY 10029


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