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Employment

Little Island is a public park providing all New Yorkers and its visitors with a unique urban oasis on the Hudson River—a place for experiences that ignite imagination, foster spontaneity and play, and support camaraderie and connection.

To make the Little Island vision a reality, we rely on a dedicated staff who are passionate about creating an engaging public space for all to enjoy. We bring the following values to our work every day, and seek candidates who embody these qualities:

We pursue excellence with vigor, constantly striving to deliver an experience with a high standard of care for our environment and our visitors.

We create an environment of welcoming and inclusive hospitality.

We are problem solvers, committed to responding to challenges with integrity.

We collaborate enthusiastically across departments to reach our shared goals.

We believe that trust matters, and work to provide consistency, dependability, and accountability in all relationships.

Thanks for your interest in joining our team. As we continue to grow, we’ll be posting new opportunities regularly so please check back for new positions!

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. If you require reasonable accommodation in order to complete an application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please let us know at by contacting us here.

Park Operations Coordinator

Little Island seeks a Park Operations Coordinator to support all aspects of the Park Operations department, which is responsible for park maintenance, custodial services, safety, access control, logistics, storage, and many capital facilities projects. A successful Park Operations Coordinator will be detail-oriented and committed to excellence in service to all members of the Park Operations team members having the information and supplies they need to keep the park clean, safe, and well-maintained. They have a passion for learning new things, enjoy tackling challenging problems head-on, and thrive in a dynamic, ever-evolving public outdoor space. This role reports directly to the Park Operations Manager.

Audio Technician (Swing A1)

Little Island is home to three unique outdoor spaces for social gathering and live performance. We seek Audio Technicians (Swing A1)’s to join the Artistic Programming Department to install, operate, and maintain the audio elements for a variety of multi-disciplinary events and performances. A successful Swing A1 will be an adaptable team member with a passion for supporting artistic needs and strong problem-solving skills. They are hardworking, energetic, self-motivated, and prioritize safety and hospitality in their work. Candidates with experience in a variety of performance settings, including outdoor spaces, are encouraged to apply.

Park Operations Associate

Little Island seeks a Park Operations Associate to join the team. Reporting to the Park Operations Manager, this position will support all aspects of the Park Operations department, which is responsible for park maintenance, custodial services, safety, access control, logistics, storage, and many capital facilities projects. A successful Park Operations Associate will be a strong systems-thinker who is committed to ensuring organization-wide systems related to the park are operating excellently and is excited to contribute to an evolving outdoor environment.

Visitor Experience Host

Little Island seeks several outgoing, accountable, and energetic Visitor Experience Hosts to serve as the primary Little Island representatives for the public and cultivate a meaningful and memorable experience for all park visitors. The Host team is composed of dynamic and reliable individuals with excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills. A successful Visitor Experience Host has a passion for engaging with the public, an enthusiasm for working in outdoor public spaces, and prioritizes safety and an excellent standard of care. Candidates who can converse in multiple languages (including but not limited to Spanish, Mandarin, American Sign Language, etc.) are encouraged to apply. Applications for Hosts will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Custodian

The maintenance of Little Island is in the hands of its Custodial team. The ideal teammates are hardworking self-starters who appreciate the outdoors, enjoy welcoming people into a space, and care about the details. In addition to a beautiful park, Little Island’s facility includes performance spaces, public restrooms, indoor spaces, food stalls, and equipment. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.