The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation has six openings for an Outreach Coordinator/Partnerships for Parks. The civil service title is Community Associate. This is an experienced, non-managerial full-time position, in the Deputy Commissioner Community Outreach Division located at The Arsenal Building, 830 Fifth Avenue, New York. The starting annual salary is $44,000.00 to $52,000.00. The job ID number is 155987. This job will be posted until August 1, 2014.
The minimum educational requirements are a high school diploma or equivalent and three years of satisfactory work experience in community work or community centered activities. Some of the responsibilities associated with this position, but not limited to are; establish and maintain contact with community groups, update and maintain records of individuals and community groups, work closely with other Outreach Coordinators and identify goals and priorities related to community involvement.
Some of the preferred skills sought for this title are; a bachelor's degree, background in community organizing, ability to work with diverse constituents, ability to work independently and a valid New York State Driver's License. For a complete and detailed description of responsibilities and preferred skills, please go to http://www.nyc.gov/jobs, and hit on the link 'Community and Business Services'. Once there, find job ID number 155987, where you will be able to apply online by uploading your resume and cover letter.
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