Riverside Park Conservancy (RPC) is the non-profit conservancy that supports the New York City Parks Department in the care and restoration of Riverside Park, one of New York’s flagship parks and a registered Scenic Landmark that runs from 59th Street to 156th Street. RPC contributes a horticulture layer to Riverside Park through its zone gardener and large volunteer program.
RPC is looking for a full time Manager of Park Operations. The Manager is part of a team of people working collaboratively, leading by example and expediting work with Operations team. This is a project management role, requiring office and outdoor work, in all weather conditions. This role will report to VP of Park Operations managing a team of gardeners, field technicians, Parks Department staff and volunteers. The Manager’s responsibilities include all aspects of planning, monitoring, caring for, and reporting on horticulture and restoration projects and irrigation needs. This position works closely with the Volunteer Manager to assign staff and ensure volunteer sites and volunteer events are supported.