Bryant Park Hospitality Crew

Bryant Park is a public park conveniently located at 6th Avenue between 40th and 42nd Streets in midtown Manhattan. It is visited by over 5 million people each year and is one of the busiest public spaces in the world. Our website, bryantpark.org, is available for more detailed information.

Bryant Park hospitality crew members are expected to:

  • Read and follow written directions from the executive office staff
  • Prepare the park for events, including the placement of barricades, set-up of equipment, and rearrangement of park furniture
  • Assist with openings and closures of the lawn, including informing the public, removing furniture, and placing proper signage throughout the park
  • Rake gravel paths and lawn
  • Restock visitor guides and events brochures in park racks
  • Conduct daily counts of all Bryant Park visitors
  • Collect litter along a specific route in the park after events and during slow days
  • Familiarize themselves with information about the park and layout to assist park visitors
  • Take directions from management staff regarding special assignments
  • Work evenings and weekends as needed on a scheduled basis
  • Work outdoors in most weather conditions
  • Maintain neat appearance in uniform and hygiene

Successful Bryant Park hospitality crew members are:

  • Able to understand written and spoken English
  • Proficient in interpreting maps of the park to complete supervisors' instructions
  • Perceptive to surroundings
  • Prompt in completing tasks
  • Flexible in their willingness to switch tasks at a moment's notice
  • Courteous and helpful when answering any questions from park patrons
  • Tidy in appearance and grooming

There are several full-time positions available with varying hours. Applicants with previous maintenance experience are given preference in hiring. Pay is $8/hour with opportunity for overtime and raises for good performance. Employees who work 30 hours a week will be eligible for health insurance and other benefits after 90 days of full-time work.

To Apply:

To apply, please email a resume with job history and a current phone number to parkstaffjob@urbanmgt.com. In the subject line, write "Hospitality Crew Application." Only applicants selected for an interview will be called. The interview will include a brief reading and comprehension test as well as a basic map-interpretation test. No advanced preparation is necessary for these tests.