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OPERATIONS CREW MEMBER

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New York Restoration Project | New York, NY
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Published 10 days ago

Industry: Not‐for‐Profit – Environmental

Department: Operations

Reports to: Regional Zone Gardener

Date posted: January 9, 2019

Salary: $16.00/hr.

Start date: March 30, 2020

End Date: September 25, 2020

Schedule: Full Time - 5 days a week, 8 hours a day. Variety of schedules, including many with weekend days and evening hours.

Classification: Non-Exempt

NYRP improves, maintains, and programs open spaces in communities lacking adequate resources. Working on public and private land citywide, NYRP’s flexible approach to land management serves as a model for non-profit municipal engagement. Together with partners in city agencies, non-profit organizations, and local communities, NYRP demonstrates the social and environmental value of building ownership over open spaces.

The Operations Crew Member will assist NYRP’s Zone Gardeners in the general care of NYRP owned Community Gardens throughout New York City or City owned Parkland in Northern Manhattan. The Operations Crew Member will join an experienced team that works toward a more equitable and sustainable urban landscape, through park and garden maintenance, restoration, and public engagement. Ideal candidates will demonstrate a strong work ethic, an interest in sustainable management practices, and enthusiasm for NYRP’s mission.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Garden, sidewalk, restroom and lawn maintenance;
  • Litter removal;
  • Plant Installation;
  • Invasive plant management;
  • Graffiti removal and painting;
  • Delivery of bulk materials;
  • Light repair and maintenance of garden/park infrastructure;
  • Safe operation of tools, vehicles, and equipment;
  • Interact with staff and the public in a courteous manner;
  • Lead groups of volunteers;
  • Demonstrate efficiencies in time management and project completion;
  • Assist in executing greening projects throughout the city.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Interest or experience in one of the following fields: horticulture, grounds keeping, organics recovery, landscaping or environmental restoration;
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions;
  • Ability to lift 50-lbs;
  • Must be a team-player, willing to collaborate on any and all tasks required for maintaining the highest standards of landscape management and operations.

Application

Interested individuals are encouraged to send a cover letter and resume by email to HR@nyrp.org or standard mail to 254 W. 31st Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10001.

NYRP is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Industry: Not‐for‐Profit – Environmental

Department: Operations

Reports to: Regional Zone Gardener

Date posted: January 9, 2019

Salary: $16.00/hr.

Start date: March 30, 2020

End Date: September 25, 2020

Schedule: Full Time - 5 days a week, 8 hours a day…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

How to Apply

Location

254 West 31st Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10001

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