Little Island is a beautiful, welcoming and unique public park located in Hudson River Park at 13th/14th St. Opening in spring 2021, Little Island invites all New Yorkers and visitors to experience a new public space that is designed to inspire imagination and creativity and provide visitors of all ages with a one-of-a-kind relationship with nature and art.
Maintenance Technician (Seasonal)
Little Island’s seasonal Maintenance Technician will work collaboratively with the operations team to maintain a safe and welcoming park for all, by performing preventive and reactive maintenance tasks and for park fixtures, equipment, and the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and irrigation systems. This is a full-time, seasonal position beginning April 2021.
-Perform preventive and reactive maintenance tasks, as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor.
-Follow through on daily work orders, document progress via regular reporting in an online work order system, and complete tasks in an efficient and timely manner.
-Supervise and coordinate with outside contracted specialists as needed.
-Participate in seasonal maintenance activities including:
-Exhibit a passion for collaborating cross-departmentally to ensure a safe and welcoming experience for visitors that encourages camaraderie and connection.
What You Bring
-Ability to work and communicate with a diverse field-based facilities team
- Availability to work a Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday work schedule, with the willingness to work evenings and holidays as needed
-Comfortable working independently and with a team outside in a park setting
-Hardworking and energetic self-starting attitude; dedication to the details
-Ability to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment
-Experience prioritizing safety and an excellent standard of care
-Enthusiasm for public space, experience working in a public or outdoor space a plus
-Ability to transport park equipment weighing up to 50 lbs, as well as set-up and breakdown materials and equipment into various positions within the park and our storage facilities
-Possession of OSHA 10 or 30, Fall/Arrest training, or other relevant certifications a plus
-Eligibility to work in the US
-Availability to participate in Little Island’s seasonal employee training, currently scheduled for the week of April 19th - April 23rd
What to Expect
-Little Island will be open year-round, from 6am-1am daily.
-Little Island has 3 distinct performances spaces hosting a wide variety of artistic programs throughout the season including a 700-seat amphitheater
-Park employees will work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
-Park employees will spend time onsite at Little Island, navigating the entire park and interacting with park visitors to ensure operations are running effectively. Little Island is ADA compliant, and park employees are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for each other and our park’s visitors.
-Little Island’s Headquarters, located near the park, provides an open floor plan office, shared work areas and kitchen, a locker room, rehearsal space, and storage for the park. It is a dynamic and multi-use space where employees and artists can collaborate, connect, and unwind in between shifts, meetings and events.
-Little Island is opening its park for all New Yorkers in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. All park employees are expected to actively participate in our communal commitment to employee safety and health and all related employee policies, which are reinforced with our current employees often and will be shared throughout the interview process.
Little Island is a proud equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, familial or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
Little Island is a beautiful, welcoming and unique public park located in Hudson River Park at 13th/14th St. Opening in spring 2021, Little Island invites all New Yorkers and visitors to experience a new public space that is designed to…
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How to Apply
Visit our website www.littleisland.org/employment to submit your application via Submittable. Please note that you will have to make a Submittable account. If you…