Special Events Per Diem

The Prospect Park Alliance is seeking candidates to be part of a pool of per diem, temporary employees to work various special events throughout the year.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following for both large and small events at Prospect Park: crowd and traffic control; providing security; ensuring organizers are adhering to Park rules and regulations; etc.  These per diem staff members will ensure that events run smoothly under the guidance of the Special Events Supervisors.

Candidates for the pool must be flexible with their time schedules and be available nights and weekends as needed. Punctuality is an absolute must, as is the ability to communicate with the public. The ability and willingness to stand for long periods of time and work outside in all weather conditions is a must. Ideal candidates will have solid customer service and problem-solving skills and be able to think on their feet.

The pay for these positions is $10 an hour.

The Prospect Park Alliance is an equal opportunity employer.

About the Prospect Park Alliance

Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux in the mid-nineteenth century, Prospect Park is one of Brooklyn’s most treasured destinations and a national landmark. The Prospect Park Alliance is a nonprofit organization founded in 1987 to restore and maintain Prospect Park after a long period of steady deterioration and decline. We preserve the natural environment, restore historic design and provide public programs and amenities for the Park, which receives more than 10 million visits each year. The Alliance plays a significant role in funding the operating budget that keeps the Park clean, safe and beautiful, and employs three-quarters of the staff that take care of the Park and engage its diverse surrounding communities. Today, Prospect Park is an international model for urban parks, and one of the premier green spaces in the United States. Learn More.

To apply, please send your resume as well as schedule and availability 

Offers will only be made to candidates who are able to provide references.

No phone calls, please. Although we appreciate your interest, we will only contact applicants we are considering for interview.

The Prospect Park Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.