Custodial Manager

New York, United States · Custodial


Owned by the City of New York, the High Line is programmed, maintained, and operated by the Friends of the High Line, in partnership with NYC Parks. We raise nearly 100% of the High Line’s annual budget.

Through excellence in operations, stewardship, innovative programming, and world-class design, we seek to engage the vibrant and diverse community on and around the High Line, and to raise the essential private funding to help complete the High Line’s construction and create an endowment for its future operations.

Job description

The custodial manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of the High Line’s Custodial team and custodial supervisor. In addition to maintaining the general hardscape of the High Line, the custodial manager is an ambassador to the public, contributing to our “all are welcome” spirit.

The successful candidate is an energetic and approachable colleague, a tireless advocate of the Custodial team, adept at assessing and promoting the needs of the team while being hands on supporting their work.

This is a hands-on role, requiring daily work outdoors in all weather conditions. Responsibilities include all aspects of monitoring, caring for, and reporting on designated park zones, offices, hardscape elements, restrooms, cleanliness, and public use of the park.

The custodial manager is a full-time, year-round exempt employee.

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