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Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is seeking part-time Seasonal Associates for its 2021 season, from approximately May 17-October 17, 2021. 


Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy has worked for over 35 years to bring Brooklyn Bridge Park to life. Now an essential supporter, the Conservancy serves as the Park’s main programming partner. Through a yearly line-up of hundreds of free and low-cost cultural, recreational, and educational events, our programs help the Park reach its full potential as a dynamic and vibrant public space for all. Since 2000, over 1.8 million visitors have enjoyed the Conservancy’s free, public programs in Brooklyn Bridge Park. 


Ideal applicants have an interest in supporting socially-distant public programs, working with volunteers, and an ability to lead small projects independently or with groups. An interest and background in public programming, outdoor and water recreation, and environmental stewardship is welcome. The successful applicant will understand our mission quickly and understand the position within the rest of the organization. The applicant will be comfortable working outside in all types of weather and with a wide range of park staff and constituents. This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience by working as part of a small team, making sure our 400+ programs are effectively executed.


Please note: Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is committed to keeping staff, program participants and park visitors safe with regards to COVID-19. The Conservancy follows strict safety protocols for all in-person programs, including wearing masks, sanitizing equipment, maintaining distance and limiting numbers.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work outdoors to facilitate various public programs, including setup, breakdown, check-ins and on-site presence. Events include arts and cultural programs (outdoor rehearsals, concerts, theater, family events), recreational programs (fitness classes, kayaking, sports leagues) and volunteer programs (horticulture projects, coastal cleanups, corporate groups).
  • Assisting our partners, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse, with the kayaking program.
  • Assisting staff with public environmental education workshops in the Park.
  • Work and communicate with program partners to ensure they are supported.
  • Track visitor information, including waivers, demographic information and program participant numbers and ensure all data and program numbers get properly entered into the internal database.
  • Maintain public programming equipment; inventory and organize all supplies.
  • Provide general administrative support to staff, including taking pictures and putting up signage throughout the Park.
  • Assist in community outreach efforts and program promotion.


Qualifications:

  • Current college student or recent college graduate, or comparable training and vocational education
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outgoing, curious, mature, positive, and a self-starter
  • Interest in executing hands-on, public-facing events
  • Ability to perform outdoor physical labor (lift 40 lbs) in all weather conditions and on various surfaces (asphalt, grass, turf, natural shore line)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Ability to use the Internet for research and communication
  • Responsible and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work quickly, independently, accurately and consistently


Compensation: 


This is a part-time, approximately 20-25 hours per week, hourly position. Pay rate is $15/hour. 

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is seeking part-time Seasonal Associates for its 2021 season, from approximately May 17-October 17, 2021. 


Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy has worked for over 35 years to bring Brooklyn Bridge Park to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    May 17, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    April 23, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

Pay rate of $15 per hour

Location

On-site
334 Furman Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single PDF file to programming@brooklynbridgepark.org. Please include “Seasonal Associates - [YOUR NAME]” as your subject line. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Committed to an inclusive and equitable work environment, BIPOC candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 


If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please contact programming@brooklynbridgepark.org or leave a message at 718.412.1029. However, please note we cannot accept any emails or phone calls with questions regarding the position.

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single PDF file to programming@brooklynbridgepark.org. Please include “Seasonal Associates - [YOUR NAME]” as your subject line…

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