Event Support Staff (SE) (Per Diem)
Brooklyn, NY Prospect Park Special Events
Job Type
Temporary
Description

JOB OVERVIEW

Event Support Staff assist with event traffic control during event set up and break down, provide relevant information to park users regarding event and any impact affecting a specific area, and assist in ensuring producers adhere to all NYC Parks safety regulations.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS / KEY JOB OUTCOMES

  • Assist in coordinating traffic control and escort event related vehicles onsite. Assist parks users crossing safely during vehicular movement
  • Communicate with park goers when required to inform them on any event related questions, or impact
  • Check event site where equipment is being setup to ensure minimal damage to area throughout tour
  • Assist with general event/venue set-up and cleaning
  • Provide overnight onsite coverage when needed

Performs other job-related duties and functions as assigned

Requirements

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skills & Personal Attributes)

  • A passion for and commitment to the Alliance mission, sustaining the environment and the values of diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing superior customer service
  • Highly interpersonal with an approachable and positive customer facing demeanor
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work quickly and retain focus in a busy work environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in speaking and writing
  • Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail
  • Knowledge of cleaning techniques and procedures
  • Proficient with automated technologies that support area of responsibility including G-Suite and Microsoft Office Suite

WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Work involves some exposure to moderate risk of accident/injury and requires following basic safety precautions
  • Requires operating equipment where carelessness could result in injury; standing for extended periods of time and stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, lifting, pushing, pulling and/or crawling
  • Requires manual labor requiring moderate physical exertion (consistent need to lift, push, pull, carry, etc. up to 50 lbs.). May require special safety precautions, such as working around moving parts, machines or with irritant chemicals and may require use of protective clothing or gear
  • Requires communicating information with co-workers, stakeholders and/or the public; reading basic documents and/or following verbal instructions and filling in forms


Diversity Makes Us Stronger Together: Prospect Park Alliance serves park users of all socio-economic and cultural backgrounds and strives to reflect this diversity throughout our operations and in our leadership, staff, stakeholders and supporters. We know that by creating an equitable and inclusive workplace built on mutual respect and the appreciation of difference, our employees will feel safe to express themselves, voice their opinions and work together to find common ground and solutions. Integral to this vision is our longstanding commitment to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.