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NYC Parks Looking for Workers

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:39 pm    Post subject: NYC Parks Looking for Workers
From Nov 14, 2012 to Nov 15, 2012 (included)
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Immediate opportunities are available with the NYC Parks Department to hire workers to assist with clean-up efforts following Hurricane Sandy

Eligible Candidates:
Must be unemployed and meet at least one of the following:
Lost employment temporarily or permanently as a direct result of Hurricane Sandy
Dislocated worker (laid off and unable to find a job in the same industry or occupation, lost employment due to business closing, looking for a job because of reduced financial support from family)
Unemployed for more than 27 consecutive weeks

Position description:

Must be 18 years of age or older
Must be responsive to taking orders, as well as working autonomously
The physical demands of the position require energetic, able bodied jobseekers, willing to work in often unpleasant conditions
Indoor and outdoor manual labor will be required
Jobseekers should have compassion and sensitivity towards the relief effort experience

Date: Wed. November 14, 2012
Thu. November 15, 2012
Time: 9:00am
Locations: Staten Island Workforce1 Career Centers
120 Stuyvesant Place, 3rd floor SI, NY 10301

Please bring two forms of valid government issued ID, dress neatly and bring copies of your resume if available. Candidates must be 18 years of age or older to apply.

For more information regarding screening call: 718-285-8440
Email: siworkforce1@gmail.com

These are the job duties required to assist with with clean-up efforts after Hurricane Sandy:

Assist with removal of wood, metals, docks, concrete, housing, boats and other inorganic floatables from sand areas from 126 - 149st

Rake, sweep and remove wind-displaced sand from 27th Street to 34th Street

Remove sand from synthetic turf field, parking areas and newly renovated PlaNYC comfort station using mechanized equipment

Remove organic debris from beaches

Hand load trucks in support of debris removal operations

Collect, stack and sort debris for removal

Secure hazardous areas and minor unsafe conditions in affected areas

Hand pick debris from horticultural areas

Remove large debris from areas inaccessible to motorized vehicles

Remove debris from parks and playgrounds

Assist in the installation of temporary security fencing in necessary areas

Use mechanized equipment and hand tools on concrete promenade

Support DSNY staff in cleaning of streets and debris dumping efforts

Work in staff recovery sites/crowd control

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