Job Openings

The Friends of Governors Island:

There are currently no open job positions at the Friends. Interested in other was to get involved? Learn more here.

The Trust for Governors Island:

Operations Supervisor

The Trust seeks a full-time, seasonal (May 1-October 31) Operations Supervisor to work collaboratively to expedite work and event logistics with the on-site operations team. The Operations Supervisor shares the responsibility of acting as point-person for the entire Island with a team of other supervisors.

Overnight Operations Supervisor

The Trust seeks a full-time, seasonal (May 28-October 31) Overnight Operations Supervisor to work on the Island overnight 3 nights per week from 6pm to 7am. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Overnight Operations Supervisor will be the main point-of-contact to coordinate late night and overnight activities.

Seasonal Groundskeeper

The Trust seeks a full-time, Seasonal Groundskeeper (April 16-November 9). Reporting to the Trust’s Superintendent of Grounds and/or Assistant Superintendent of Grounds, the Seasonal Groundskeeper will work with a broader team of groundskeepers, horticultural staff, and volunteers to care and maintain the Island’s diverse grounds, lawns and landscapes.

Operations Intern

The Operations Intern is a full-time, paid, seasonal internship with the Trust for Governors Island. The Trust is hiring multiple Interns in this role. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Intern will work alongside the Island’s team to provide critical support during the Trust’s public access season (May 1 – October 31, 2018).

Design & Construction Intern

The Design & Construction Intern is a paid full-time, seasonal position with a duration of 3 months over the summer. Start and end dates are flexible based on academic schedule. The intern will report to the Trust’s Senior Director of Design & Special Projects and will work with various departments and outside contractors to support the implementation of projects.

Programming Site Manager

The Trust for Governors Island is looking for an experienced and energetic Programming Site Manager to support the Island’s robust calendar of public and private seasonal events. The Site Manager will play a critical role in supporting organizations, institutions and tenants who have a season-long presence on the Island, as well as special events that happen both during the day and after hours.