Job Opportunity: Parks & Recreation Aide 3

The following seasonal vacancy is announced at Walkway Over the Hudson State Park, Highland, NY 12528 or 5 Parker Avenue, Poughkeepsie NY 12601 in the Taconic Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.

TITLE: Park & Recreation Aide 3 (Maintenance)

SALARY: $12.50/hr., (includes weekends & holidays)

WORK SCHEDULE: Up to 32 hrs. /week

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Seasonal.  Eligible for health insurance benefits and to join NYS Retirement System


  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Establish strong working relationship with WOTH supervision, other staff and patrons
  • Be able to multitask, take initiative and be a motivated self-starter  
  • Be able to work independently and in a group setting
  • Be able to remain calm under pressure, adapt to unique situations and apply critical thinking
  • Be able to take direction but also be willing to ask for clarification on tasks assigned
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Must be able to work weekends and evenings and holidays.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

START DATE:  As soon as possible.

CONTACT: Denise Murtagh, Office Manager @ Walkway Over the Hudson, 845-834-2867 or via email jeff.litwinowicz@parks.ny.gov


Mail (87 Haviland, Highland, NY  12528) a completed New York State OPRHP Employment Application (available at all site and park offices, or online at the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website, www.nysparks.com).  Include three work references with contact name, name of business/facility and phone number.

“Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.”

 Posting Date:   2/5/2020                                                      

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