Jobs

Working at the Piedmont Park Conservancy is a great way to make an difference at your favorite park as well as work with park passionate individuals.

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Openings

SUMMARY
Camp Supervisors are responsible for supervising, motivating, and acting as role
models to camp counselors and camp participants. Supervisors also act as liaisons
between counselors and Piedmont Park Conservancy staff, and are the “face” of the
camp program to parents and guardians. Supervisors split the day with overlapping
schedules to share supervisory responsibilities. 2022 Summer Camp dates are June
6-July 29. Supervisors start earlier to prepare for the camp season.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties
may be assigned.
• Work with the Manager of School and Camp Programs to develop camp
programming during the month leading up to Camp.
• Supervise and coordinate group scheduling.
• Run lead on either drop-off check in or pick-up check-out
• Participate in pool supervision
• Maintain reporting system through evaluation dispersal and collection
• Produce parent updates.
• Manage assigned weekly activities focusing on environmental education,
recreation, and arts and crafts throughout each week.
• Monitor daily attendance, group roster, camper medication needs, and
any changes
• Complete written reports of camper behavior and incidents as needed
• Build and maintain good morale in all camp groups
• Serve as leader at the pool; staff must dress out and participate, but
not act as lifeguards.
• Facilitate proper group behavior in all aspects of camp
• Maintain a positive attitude toward campers, fellow staff, supervisors,
and the camp program
• Promote a positive team environment for camp staff
• Model promptness, manners, language, appearance and health for camp
participants and parents
• Model respect and care for the environment and the grounds of
Piedmont Park
• Demonstrate a love for nature and science and an enthusiasm for
sharing it with camp staff and campers
• Performs other related duties as required
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES (shared with co-supervisors)
12 Camp Counselors, and CIT counselors

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
• At least 21 years of age
• Experience working with children in an educational setting
• Experience working with a team of staff in a busy setting
• Experience or training significant for camp programming

OTHER SKILLS, EXPERIENCE OR CERTIFICATIONS
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong work ethic and follow through
• Good judgment and leadership skills
• Ability to adapt to changing needs and circumstances

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
• Ability to work outdoors all day in hot, humid conditions
• Ability to walk up to 4 miles a day and lift up to 50lbs

EFFECT ON END RESULT
Camp programs will operate smoothly and be carried out successfully.
Participants will enjoy a safe, educational, and rewarding experience.

COMMITMENT TO HEALTH AND SAFETY
If you are hired, you will be required to provide proof that you have received a
complete COVID-19 vaccine series. Reasonable accommodations for medical
and religious objections will be considered.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Please email the following items to Maya Kowalski
1. Resume
2. Cover letter that includes the following details

a. Why you want to be a camp supervisor
b. Why you think you would excel as a camp supervisor
c. Why you are interested in working with children

3. Contact information for three references

Email these items to:
Maya Kowalski
Manager of School and Camp Programs
Piedmont Park Conservancy
E-mail: mkowalski@piedmontpark.org

SUMMARY
Camp Counselors are responsible for supervising, motivating, and acting as
role models for all participants in the EnviroVentures Summer Camp program.
Camp Counselors share their enthusiasm for science and nature while
exploring Piedmont Park. Our summer camp is full of outdoor activities and
adventures that need camp counselors with positive attitudes to guide their
campers through a summer full of fun! 2022 Summer Camp dates are June
6-July 29.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties
may be assigned.
● Supervise assigned groups of campers at all times
● Counselors will be paired up into 5 groups with a ratio of 2 counselors
to every 20 kids or less.
● Manage assigned weekly activities focusing on environmental education,
sports and recreation, and arts and crafts throughout each week.
● Assist campers with their personal belongings and manage appropriate
group space throughout the park.
● Supervise all bathroom visits and pool changing areas.
● Complete written reports of camper behavior and incidents as needed
● Monitor daily attendance, group roster, camper medication needs, and
any changes
● Build and maintain good morale in all camp groups through positive
words and positive leadership
● Serve as leader at the pool; counselors will participate during swim
time, and monitor beginning swimmers, but not act as lifeguards.
● Facilitate proper group behavior in all aspects of camp
● Maintain a positive attitude toward campers, fellow staff, supervisors,
and the camp program
● Model promptness, manners, language, appearance and health for camp
participants and parents
● Model respect and care for the environment and the grounds of
Piedmont Park
● Demonstrate a love for nature and science and an enthusiasm for
sharing it with camp staff and campers
● Performs other related duties as required

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No staff supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
● At least 18 years of age
● Experience working with children in an educational setting
● Experience working with a team of staff in a busy setting
● Experience or training significant for camp programming

OTHER SKILLS, EXPERIENCE OR CERTIFICATIONS
● Strong verbal and written communication skills
● Good judgment and leadership skills
● Ability to adapt to changing needs and circumstances

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
● Ability to work outdoors all day in hot, humid conditions
● Ability to walk up to 4 miles a day and lift up to 50lbs

EFFECT ON END RESULT
Camp programs will operate smoothly and be carried out successfully.
Participants will enjoy a safe, educational, and rewarding experience.

COMMITMENT TO HEALTH AND SAFETY
If you are hired, you will be required to provide proof that you have received a
complete COVID-19 vaccine series. Reasonable accommodations for medical
and religious objections will be considered.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Please email the following items to Maya Kowalski
1. Resume
2. Cover letter that includes the following details

a. Why you want to be a camp counselor
b. Why you think you would excel as a camp counselor
c. Why you are interested in working with children

3. Contact information for three references

Email these items to:
Maya Kowalski
Manager of School and Camp Programs
Piedmont Park Conservancy
E-mail: mkowalski@piedmontpark.org

SUMMARY

Market Assistants are responsible for assisting the Market Manager before, during and after the market each Saturday. Saturdays are a must weekly from 6:30am to 2:30pm. This is a seasonal part time position starting 3/26/2022 and ending 12/10/2022.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  •  Report to Market Manager on Saturday mornings at 6:30
  • Assist with preparation of market area
  • Assist vendors with loading and unloading, booth setup and breakdown, and tent and table retrieval
  • Assists in directing volunteers
  • Assists in setup of market information tent and other market related programs as needed
  • Works market tent with other assistants to direct customer inquiries, make SNAP/EBT transactions, sell market merchandise, promote the Green Market specifically and Piedmont Park Conservancy generally
  • Customer Service
  • Performs other related duties as required
  • Stay until the market is completely broken down and all supplies are put away.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
No staff supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Experience working in customer service and/or retail
  • Experience working farmers markets a plus
  • Experience working with plants a plus

OTHER SKILLS, EXPERIENCE OR CERTIFICATIONS

  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Interest in local food and sustainable agriculture
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs and circumstances

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to work outdoors all day in hot and cold conditions
  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs

EFFECT ON END RESULT
Green Market and associated programs will operate smoothly and be carried out successfully.

COMPENSATION
Hourly $15/hr

COMMITMENT TO HEALTH AND SAFETY
If you are hired, you will be required to provide proof that you have received a complete COVID-19 vaccine series. Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Please email the following items to Matthew Bagshaw

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. Contact information for three references

Email these items to:
Matthew Bagshaw
Green Market Manager and Programs Coordinator
Piedmont Park Conservancy
E-mail: mbagshaw@piedmontpark.org

Job Title: Landscaper Technician

Summary: Piedmont Park Conservancy seeks experienced Landscape Tech. for park maintenance team. Must be able to perform wide range of landscaping tasks including experience using rider and manual lawn mowers, tree and shrub trimming, planting and edging, fertilizing and other landscaping & maintenance tasks. Pesticide license a plus. High School Diploma/GED, good references and ability to pass background check and drug testing required. Full benefits. 40 hour week; Monday – Friday; with occasional overtime & some weekend hours as needed. No calls please.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $12.00 – $18.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Landscape maintenance: 3 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location – Piedmont Park

Job details:

  • Salary: $12 – $18 an hour
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Number of hires for this role: 1

Qualifications:

  • US work authorization (Required)
  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Landscape maintenance: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain park grounds by cleaning, sweeping, blowing, raking, trimming, mowing, weeding, edging, aerating, de-thatching, cultivating, digging, watering and various other activities.
  • Operate and maintain a variety of light and heavy equipment, and power tools relating to grounds maintenance and landscape installation.
  • Maintain, repair and install automatic irrigation systems and their related fixtures.
  • Apply herbicides, pesticides and fertilizers on turf, trees, shrubs, ground covers, flowers and all other areas requiring weed and pest control on park grounds.
  • Assist with general maintenance of park buildings
  • Maintain and generally repair other areas of the park.
  • Assist in the installation of new landscaping and the renovation of existing landscaping and related infrastructure.
  • Reporting of any situation that might be potentially hazardous to supervisor.
  • Performs other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, 4 years or more of full time experience performing landscape maintenance.

OTHER SKILLS, EXPERIENCE OR CERTIFICATIONS
Below is a list of skills/abilities/behaviors that are deemed to be required for the incumbent to excel in fulfilling the responsibilities of the position.

  • Ability to adapt in a changing workplace
  • Ability to display expertise in areas of responsibility
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently with speed and safety in mind
  • Physical ability
  • Problem solving skills
  • Safety awareness

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Performs physically demanding manual work lifting, pushing or pulling heavy objects and/or power equipment. Exposure to adverse weather conditions.

EFFECT ON END RESULT
The park’s appearance will continue to improve and flourish.

APPLY

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Internships

The Conservancy’s Marketing and Development team has internships available for the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters. The M&D team raises awareness about the public-private partnership between our nonprofit and the City of Atlanta. They inform the public about the necessity of this partnership as well as the need for them to get involved, whether that means becoming a member, volunteering, donating or engaging in one of our programs.

The Piedmont Park Conservancy is now accepting applications for a communications intern! The Conservancy’s Marketing and Development team raises awareness about the public-private partnership between our nonprofit and the City of Atlanta. We inform the public about the necessity of this partnership as well as the need for them to get involved, whether that means becoming a member, volunteering, donating or engaging in one of our programs. The Communications Intern will aid our team to tell the story of the Conservancy, and how we make an impact on Piedmont Park and the surrounding communities. This position reports to the Director of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations.

  • Key Tasks:
    • Content writing to include blogs, emails, press releases, social media posts and more
    • Content staging to include WordPress blogs, Hootsuite social media scheduling and potentially other software applications
    • Content curation through photography, videography and digital sourcing.
      • Use of simple Canva design software
      • Content will relate to Conservancy efforts, announcements or Piedmont Park topics of interest, reviewed by Director.
    • All training will be provided for software use
    • Additional tasks may occasionally include:
      • Event preparation
      • In-person solicitation and raising awareness (booths, talking to people)
    • Details:
      • Unpaid internship – 15 hours a week, over a minimum of three days. There will be occasional needs for up to 5 additional hours for events or promotions. Hours are flexible to university/college schedule and can be adjusted to meet program requirements. Depending on the relevancy of COVID-19, you may have a mix of remote and in-park work.
      • Starting January 19, 2022 and ending May 6, 2022. Exact length may be determined by university/college requirements, if applicable.
    • Requirements:
      • Four months of paid or unpaid relevant experience; can be through volunteer efforts
      • Must own a laptop that can be used for the duration of the internship
      • Must be a currently enrolled junior, senior, graduate student, or no more than one year past graduation
      • Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
      • Must be able to pass an e-verification and background check
    • Desired Qualifications:
      • Superb writing skills – prefers knowledge of AP style writing
      • Attention to detail
      • Creative mind and spirit
      • Comfort with talking to and soliciting strangers
    • To Apply:
      • Submit a 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) two writing samples to Amy Han Risher, Director of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations via email: arisher@piedmontpark.org

The Piedmont Park Conservancy is now accepting applications for a marketing intern! The Conservancy’s Marketing and Development team raises awareness about the public-private partnership between our nonprofit and the City of Atlanta. We inform the public about the necessity of this partnership as well as the need for them to get involved, whether that means becoming a member, volunteering, donating or engaging in one of our programs. The Marketing Intern will help our team to tell the story of the Conservancy, and how we make an impact on Piedmont Park and the surrounding communities. This position reports to the Director of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations and receives daily supervision by the Marketing Coordinator.

  • Key Tasks:
    • Build marketing emails in MailChimp
    • Design branded promotional materials and park signage
    • Edit content on website, including minor use of WordPress
    • Assist building reports for market data and research
    • One concentrated marketing research project per intern, per semester
    • All training will be provided for software use
    • Additional tasks may occasionally include:
      • Aid in in-park activations (raising awareness at booths/talking to people)
      • Brand assurance in existing materials within the organization
    • Details:
      • Unpaid internship – 15 hours a week, over a minimum of three days. There will be occasional needs for up to 5 additional hours for events or promotions. Hours are flexible to university/college schedule and can be adjusted to meet program requirements. Depending on the relevancy of COVID-19, you may have a mix of remote and in-park work.
      • Starting January 19, 2022 and ending May 6, 2022. Exact length may be determined by university/college requirements, if applicable.
    • Requirements:
      • Four months of paid or unpaid relevant experience; can be through volunteer efforts
      • Must own a laptop that can be used for the duration of the internship
      • Must be a currently enrolled junior, senior, graduate student, or no more than one year past graduation
      • Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
      • Must be able to pass an e-verification and background check
    • Desired Qualifications:
      • Beginner design skills
      • Attention to detail
      • Academic or professional experience in market research
      • Comfort with talking and soliciting strangers
    • To Apply:
      • Submit a 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) one marketing design (flier, marketing email, etc.) to Amy Han Risher, Director of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations via email: arisher@piedmontpark.org