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Governors Island will be open until 7 PM on Monday, October 14 with Manhattan and Brooklyn ferries will running on a weekend schedule.

Governors Island will be open until 7 PM on Monday, October 14 with Manhattan and Brooklyn ferries will running on a weekend schedule.

Job Openings

The Trust for Governors Island:

Director of Maritime Infrastructure and Planning, Capital Projects
The Director of Maritime Infrastructure & Planning will manage maritime and resiliency related capital projects, through all stages of planning, design and development, ensuring that projects proceed in coordination with available funding sources, the Island operation’s needs, and the Island’s short-term and long-term real estate development plans. The Director of Maritime will manage capital needs assessments, rehabilitation and planning for future repairs of the seawall, piers, docks, lift bridges, and related terminal infrastructure. The Director of Maritime will direct planning for immediate new ferry vessel design and acquisition, as well as manage long-term ferry asset planning including coordinating closely with other potential ferry operators. The Director of Maritime will also lead planning efforts for future freight and vehicle terminal needs, both on and off-Island.

Counsel
The Trust for Governors Island seeks Counsel to provide legal and administrative support for all of the Trust’s legal matters. Counsel will report directly to The Trust’s General Counsel. Counsel will also work closely with the New York City Law Department, which provides outside counsel services pursuant to the agreement between the Trust and the City, as well as law firms retained by The Trust.

Director of Human Resources
The Trust for Governors Island seeks an experienced professional for a new, full-time leadership role as the Director of Human Resources. The Director oversees all HR functions for the Trust’s expanding team, which is currently 39 people. The Director will be joining the organization at an exciting time of growth and will shape HR protocols for the organization along with The Trust’s Professional Employer Organization (“PEO”). As the sole HR professional reporting to the General Counsel, this position manages the day-to-day operations, administration, and coordination of the human resource function for Governors Island. This is a generalist position requiring expertise in HR practices, procedures, policies and benefits as well as excellent judgment, communications and people management skills.