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 email@example.com.
About the Role
Little Island seeks several outgoing and energetic Visitor Experience Hosts as it builds its inaugural Visitor Experience Host team. The ideal team will be composed of dynamic and accountable individuals with excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills. They will serve as the primary Little Island representatives for the public, cultivating a dynamic and memorable experience for all park visitors. Candidates who can converse in multiple languages (including but not limited to Spanish, Mandarin, American Sign Language, etc.) are encouraged to apply.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with Hosts starting as needed throughout the season. Currently, we are prioritizing candidates who are available to work weekends and late evenings.
About the Role
Little Island seeks a goal-oriented and self-motivated Visitor Experience Associate to join the Visitor Experience team. This team fosters and maintains a welcoming, safe and positive atmosphere within the park, and the Visitor Experience Associate will perform a variety of administrative tasks to support all department systems, processes, and administration. The ideal candidate will have experience working administratively for a dynamic and fast-paced start-up environment. This role is full-time, year-round, and reports directly to the Visitor Experience Manager.
About the Role
Little Island seeks an experienced Lead Visitor Experience Supervisor who will embody our commitment to cultivating a dynamic and memorable experience for all park visitors and staff. The Lead Visitor Experience Supervisor will be responsible for fostering and maintaining a welcoming, safe and positive atmosphere within the park. While onsite, the Visitor Experience Supervisor team drives onsite decision-making and communication for Little Island, and the Lead Visitor Experience Supervisor will collaborate closely with the Visitor Experience Manager and other department heads on the holistic alignment, ongoing training, and field communications across the Visitor Experience department and the larger organization.
The ideal candidate will be a dynamic collaborator and leader with experience in hospitality who is excited to work outdoors and support a diverse part-time team and our park’s visitors. Candidates who can converse in multiple languages (including but not limited to Spanish, Mandarin, American Sign Language, etc.) and are passionate about people management are especially encouraged to apply. This role is full-time, year-round, and reports to the Visitor Experience Manager.
About the Role
Savory, Little Island’s food and beverage vendor, is seeking Porters, Cooks, Baristas, and Cashiers to join their team this season. The ideal team will be composed of tenacious and spirited individuals who enjoy making people smile while working with a wonderful team in a dynamic, outdoor environment.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the season.