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 and prepare for our opening in Spring 2021, 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’s 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 position is full-time, year-round, and reports to the Maintenance Supervisor.
About the Role
Little Island seeks an organized, welcoming and self-motivated Office Operations Assistant to support the reception and operations of Little Island’s Headquarters. Little Island’s Headquarters is a multi-purpose working space that includes administrative offices, a locker room, a rehearsal room, kitchen areas, storage, and common staff areas. This position will be the first line of communication for all Headquarters’ visitors, stakeholders and general inquiries, as well as provide some administrative support to members of the Operations department. This role is full-time, year-round, and reports to the Office Operations Associate.
About the Role
The Little Island Internship Program is designed to grow and develop on-the-job skills for young people ages 18-24 who are curious about the five following areas: Leadership, Collaboration, Financial Capability, Public Art, and Public Space. Interns will receive hands-on professional development through virtual workshops in these five key areas, monthly meetups with Little Island Staff, and by performing administrative tasks outlined by their supervisor. We are hiring two interns for the Spring of 2021, which is a 10-week program beginning Monday, February 8th, 2021.