Job Openings

The Trust for Governors Island:

Director of Horticulture

The Director of Horticulture is a new, full-time leadership role at the Trust for Governors Island (Trust). The Director will be responsible for all aspects of management and long-term care of Governors Island’s diverse gardens and landscapes. The Director will be joining the organization at an exciting time of growth and will shape park management protocols and build a professional horticulture team. The ideal candidate will have a hands-on leadership style, strategic vision, in-depth knowledge of native plants and ecological landscaping, and an understanding of turf management and arboriculture.

Legal Assistant

The Trust for Governors Island (“The Trust”) seeks a Legal Assistant to provide administrative support for all of the Trust’s legal matters. The Legal Assistant will report directly to The Trust’s General Counsel. The Legal Assistant will also work closely with the 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.

Assistant Attorney

The Trust for Governors Island (“The Trust”) seeks an Assistant Attorney to provide legal and administrative support for all of the Trust’s legal matters. The Assistant Attorney will report directly to The Trust’s General Counsel. The Assistant Attorney 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.


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.