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Urban Park Ranger

New York NY

The Urban Parks Rangers’ (UPR) mission is to link New Yorkers to the natural world through environmental education, outdoor recreation, wildlife management and active conservation.


  • Under supervision, lead educational and recreation based programs for school children, summer camps and adults in natural areas throughout the city.
  • Lead active conservation projects that support wildlife, preserve the urban natural world and promote stewardship of parks and natural resources.
  • Guide new and current Ranger programming.  Current programs include canoeing, hiking, seining, fishing, biking, historical tours as well as educational programming.
  • Staff nature centers, greet visitors and disseminate information regarding rules and regulations, health and safety hazards and park events to the public.
  • Patrol parks and natural areas, provide a uniform presence and enforce Parks Rules and Regulations.
  • Provide first aid and emergency response to park patrons.
  • Issue summonses for the violation of park rules and regulations; may detain or arrest violators of city and state laws.
  • May be assigned to work in any borough.

Salary: $47,135 plus excellent benefits


Apply by 7/22/2019


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

1) Go to www.nyc.gov/careers/search
2) Search for Job ID#: 399232


For details about NYC Parks go to www.nyc.gov/parks
References will be required upon request.

Posted July 2, 2019

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