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NYC Department of Parks & Recreation City Seasonal Aide/Security Guard in Far Rockaway, Queens, New York

NYC Parks is the steward of over 30,000 acres of green open spaces in New York City including parks, playgrounds, beaches, tennis courts, golf courses and recreation centers. Members of the Parks Security Service are City Seasonal Aides/Security Guards and perform routine patrols of parks, beaches, pools and related facilities to promote proper use and enjoyment of parks. CSA/Security Guard candidates will work outdoors in the field of security at beaches, pools, or regional parks to advise patrons of park rules and regulations. Newly hired staff will patrol our parks on foot, greet patrons, and help whenever possible. During their time with Urban Park Service, employees may have the opportunity to take the 8- and 16-hour Security Certificate course. These certifications can be used to help the employee get their Security Guard License if they choose to pursue that independently.

Job Qualifications for City Seasonal Aide/Security Guard • Must be at least 18 years of age • Must pass a background check • Must be able to work holidays, weekends and flexible shifts

Preferred Skills/Qualifications • Valid New York State Driver License • High School Diploma and 60 College credits or higher in Environmental or Criminal Justice • Military experience a plus • Related security experience

Residency in New York City, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam or Westchester counties required for employees with over two years of city service. New York City residency required within 90 days of hire for all other candidates.

Vaccination Requirement: 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 city employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the hiring agency.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Parks Security Service and meet the above qualifications, please apply.

How to Apply Go to nyc.gov/careers/search and search for Job ID\# 513843.

Starting Salary: $15.45/Hour

Number of Positions: To Be Determined (TBD).

Fees: Hired candidates who are not currently employed by the City will be subject to a $88.25 background check fee.

Duration: Approximate start date: April 1 to June 1, 2022. Duration: 4 to 8 months

Work Location: Far Rockaway, Queens

For external applicants, please apply through www.nyc.gov/careers

Go to nyc.gov/careers/search and search for Job ID\# 513843.

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy or require a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please call 212-360-2778.

For details about NYC Parks and other job opportunities, please visit: www.nyc.gov/parks

References will be required upon request.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

THE CITY OF NEW YORK IS AN INCLUSIVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO RECRUITING AND RETAINING A DIVERSE WORKFORCE AND PROVIDING A WORK ENVIRONMENT THAT IS FREE FROM DISCRIMINATION AND HARASSMENT BASED UPON ANY LEGALLY PROTECTED STATUS OR PROTECTED CHARACTERISTIC, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO AN INDIVIDUAL'S SEX, RACE, COLOR, ETHNICITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, RELIGION, DISABILITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, VETERAN STATUS, GENDER IDENTITY, OR PREGNANCY.

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