Source: 10000birds.com

If you are unemployed, between the ages of 18 and 24, and looking for a good paying job, than this may be the opportunity for you. The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation is hiring 200 people to help with the “clean-up, restoration, and reconstruction of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge,” according to a post on Workforce1. The job is full-time and will pay employees $11 per hour.

It is preferred that the candidates live near the Jamaica Bay area but all applicants from NYC will be considered.

No formal education is required. These are the tasks the website stated would be preformed by workers:

  • Working with NYCParks’ Natural Resources Group (NRG) and Natural Area Volunteers (NAV) to restore natural areas, woodlands, wetlands, and parkland in and around the Jamaica Bay Area
  • Removal of tree debris, tree care, and potential new tree planting
  • Trail creation and restoration
  • Removal of wood, metals, docks, concrete, housing, boats, and other inorganic floatables from the sand areas inJamaicaBaypark
  • Community outreach and educational efforts including needs surveys, customer satisfaction assessments, and interventions for residents of surrounding areas

All applications must be submitted today!

To apply fill out the form here.

Thanks to Councilman Lew Fidler’s office for tipping us off to this.

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