New York State
Recreation & Park Society

Town of Perinton


We are providing you with this membership benefit to help you with staffing opportunities. Just send a link or PDF of your position listing to us at and we will get it posted both here and via our social media outlets!

Employment Opportunities

The employment board is a great benefit for park and recreation professional members needing to post employment opportunities. All can access the list of current needs on the NYSRPS website and easily apply.

Westchester County Parks


City of Syracuse

Westchester County Parks


Albany County

Town of Onongada


LynnBrook Village


Town of Pound Ridge

Updated 12/1

Town of Lewisboro


City of White Plains


Creative Arts/Activity services at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens.

We are currently seeking a full time therapist who would have a dual function. This is a unique position in that not only would the person provide recreational therapy to inpatient psychiatric patients for 20 hours per week, but they would be participating in a pet therapy program for 20 hours per week. This person would be the primary handler of the dog which would require housing the dog and maintaining all of the dog’s needs. Expenses for the dog would be paid through the hospital.

Michelle Helfman


The City of Syracuse

The Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation & Youth Programs is hiring a full-time Trails Coordinator. The work involves management of the City of Syracuse Creek Walk, Empire Trail and other local trails that run within City limits with a focus on maintaining, improving, and enhancing. The work entails coordination and collaboration with Parks Grounds staff and other City departmental personnel. Supervision is not typically a function of this class. Work is carried out under the administrative supervision of the Commissioner of Parks and Recreation. Does related work as required. Salary: $52,600Learn more and apply at OR, send application and/or resume to Kass Merrick at kmerrick@syrgov.netFor questions about the position contact Julie LaFave at 

The City Of Syracuse

The Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation & Youth Programs is hiring a full-time Forestry TechnicianThe work involves responsibility for a variety of technical and administrative tasks to support management and urban forestry operations activities. Supervision is not typically a function of this class. Work is carried out under the general supervision of the Arborist. Does related work as required. Salary: from $53,882 a year. Learn more and apply at For questions about the position contact Steve Harris

Updated 12/1

Town of Hilton-Parma Parks and Recreation

Hilton-Parma Parks and Recreation and the Town of Parma are excited to announce a full-time job opportunity with their Recreation Department. They are currently seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Recreation Leader. All details including pay range, qualifications, and job responsibilities can be found on the attached job announcement. For those interested in applying, completed Monroe County Employment Applications along with a cover letter and resume should be mailed as instructed in the attachment postmarked by Friday, November 4th

Please reach out to Tom Venniro, Director of Hilton-Parma Parks and Recreation at with any questions.


Village of Briarcliff Manor


Town of Pleasant Valley

Asst Rec Dir.docx


Town of Greece


Town of Hyde Park New York 

Recreation Leader

Part-time position (17 hours/wk) in the Town of Hyde Park Recreation Department. Responsible for routine tasks that involve planning Town parades, Music in parks, programs and events. Also oversees the activities of the Senior Activities Club (including 2 Seniorcize classes per week) and Teen Center Friday nights at Haviland Middle School. Ability to do Facebook postings. Must be courteous, dependable, and able to work independently and on weekends and holidays. Will be required to complete a Certification class for teaching senior exercise classes.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school or possession of a High School Equivalency diploma or GED certificate and one year of experience which involved conducting, organizing, and leading recreation activities.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $20.76 per hour

Please e-mail Resume to


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