Job Openings

The Trust for Governors Island:

Gardener
The Trust for Governors Island seeks a full-time Gardener. Reporting to the Director of Horticulture, this position is providing care and maintenance of the gardens on Governors Island. The Gardener will be responsible for all aspects of monitoring and caring for the diverse gardens within the park or Island’s historic district. This position requires superior organizational, interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team member in a fast-paced environment.

Director of Real Estate & Planning
The Director of Real Estate & Planning will be a full-time employee of The Trust for Governors Island (Trust) to support all aspects of the future development of the Island. The Director will lead a range of mixed-use real estate development projects from historic rehabilitations of existing North Island structures to future ground-up development on large development parcels on the South Island. The projects will range from public-private partnerships, self-developed buildings, tax-credit financings, long term planning, marketing efforts related to real estate and other one-time special projects that help achieve the Trust’s development goals. The Director will work on all phases of development projects: from conception, through lease and financial structuring, closing, and overseeing construction. The Director will also play a key role in strategic planning for the Island’s mid- and long-term development.