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Working at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Bridge Park is an 85-acre, 1.3-mile public space along the Brooklyn waterfront. Our mission is to connect people, nature, and the waterfront through inclusive, innovative, and sustainable management and design. Our vision is to contribute to a healthier, more livable city.

We believe that BBP is a park for all people. We take pride in our ability to provide the community with a beautiful, functional, clean, and safe green space. We strive to provide a work environment where employees feel supported and respected.

Our staff are professionals with expertise on everything from horticulture to community engagement to park operations and events. The work environment is welcoming, with a hardworking and diverse staff dedicated to building, beautifying, and maintaining the park.

We offer benefits like affordable healthcare, retirement plans, and tuition reimbursement, and prioritize the importance of work-life balance.

About Our Staff

We strive to be inclusive and collaborative. At BBP, we recognize that doing our best work means working together. We have each other’s back – and are helpful, humble and open.

We are committed. At BBP, we approach our work with integrity, positivity, and pride. We are committed to the public, the park and each other.

We are problem-solvers. At BBP, we prioritize learning, evolving and building creative solutions to ensure the Park remains a leader in sustainable green space for generations to come.

We value people and the environment. At BBP, respect is important to us. We strive to trust each other, act with good intention and communicate with openness.

Open Positions

When positions become available, they will be posted below, in addition to other places. Please follow application instructions as noted in the job description.

You may send unsolicited resumes and cover letters to [email protected] Once your resume is received, and if there is a position available that matches your credentials with our staffing needs, a member of our staff will contact you.

As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability.  If you are offered BBP employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by BBP.

  • Operations, Maintenance Technician

      Maintenance Technician Complete Posting

      Essential Functions: 

      • Contribute to the ongoing operation and preventative maintenance of all working systems and assets under the jurisdiction of Brooklyn Bridge Park.
      • Provide emergency response to numerous park-wide elements including mechanical, electrical, plumbing and irrigation equipment.
      • Coordinate with outside contracted specialists to perform tasks, adjustments, and repairs.
      • Participate in seasonal maintenance activities including snow removal and water start-up/winterization.
      • Collaborate with co-workers to maintain a proper inventory of Maintenance-related supplies, materials, and equipment.
      • Follow through on daily work orders, document progress via regular reporting, and complete tasks in an efficient and timely manner.
      • Provide positive customer service to park visitors including answering questions and conveying park information.
      • Perform other duties as required in the scope of the job and as designated by Operations Management.

      Qualifications:

      • Previous experience in a facility maintenance and/or park-setting
      • Hardworking, energetic, self-motivated, and dedicated to the details
      • Basic knowledge and understanding of mechanical, electric, and plumbing systems
      • Strong communication skills and basic computer knowledge
      • Ability to work overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed
      • Comfortable working independently or with a team and outside in a park-setting
      • Valid NYS Driver License.
      • NYC residency required. Employees are required to be vaccinated against Covid-19 by the first day of employment apart from a medical or religious accommodation request.
  • Operations, Facilities & Turf Assistant

      Operations, Facilities & Turf Assistant Complete Posting

      Essential Functions (Summer):

      • Perform daily turf maintenance including mowing and string trimming
      • Assist with irrigation repairs
      • Perform detail-oriented tasks such as edging valve boxes, weeding small areas, hand watering, filling in holes
      • Perform fertilizer applications
      • Maintain and clean turf equipment
      • Assist in aerification and seeding
      • Assist other departments with tasks as needed
      • Assist Facilities department with tasks as needed

      Essential Functions (Winter):

      • Assist Equipment Coordinator with off-season equipment maintenance
      • Prepare Snow Equipment for winter season
      • Assist in BBP Fleet maintenance of all park vehicles
      • Aid Equipment Coordinator with material and part inventory
      • Maintain Equipment workshop area to always keep clean and accessible
      • Maintain tools, materials and equipment related to the highest standards
      • Other equipment related tasks assigned by Equipment coordinator

      Physical Requirement:
      The employee frequently is required to stand and be active. The ability to lift 50 pounds is required.

      Qualifications:
      • Valid Driver’s license
      • Job Type: Full-time/ 40 hours per week
      • Schedule: Monday through Friday
      • Pay: $22 /Hour plus OT as required
      • High school or equivalency (preferred)
      • NYC residency required. Employees are required to be vaccinated against Covid-19 by the first day of employment with the exception of a medical or religious accommodation request.

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