Careers in City Park

An equal opportunity employer and a priority is a diverse staff that reflects our community.

City Park Employment Opportunities

New Orleans City Park is seeking seasonal, part-time, and full-time positions. We are looking for passionate individuals—ready to make a difference and serve the New Orleans community. Please click here to see open positions and to apply. Part-time and seasonal positions start at $11.19 an hour.

For over 170 years, City Park has provided access to abundant natural and cultural resources to residents of the region and visitors from around the world.  The Park’s 1,300 acres make it one of the largest urban parks in the United States, distinguished by its expansive urban wilderness, variety of active recreation offerings and location in the middle of New Orleans. City Park is a safe haven from life's stresses that requires a unique set of skills in order to maintain it to the highest standards. Our staff is comprised of dedicated individuals with a diverse range of skills, centering around one goal—keeping New Orleans City Park beautiful year-round.

City Park Amusements and Recreational facilities are just as exciting a place to work as it is to visit. “I’ve been so fortunate to have met some of the brightest young people in our city and can’t wait to see them lead us into the future,” says Waymon Morris, Director of Recreational Services. The Carousel Gardens Amusement Park employment start date is June 16.

If you are a friendly person who is motivated by a dynamic workplace, you will love our high-energy environment. Working hard while having fun is one of our goals. Our hiring process is selective; we put together a group of people that act and function as a team. We're looking forward to speaking with you, reaching our goals with fun, and having you as a team member.

City Park is an equal opportunity employer and a priority is a diverse staff that reflects our community. 

All employees receive free admission to City Park recreational facilities (City Putt, Storyland, and Carousel Gardens), 50% discount on food and beverages during their shift at any City Park concession stand (excluding alcohol and candy), and one driving tour pass to Celebration in the Oaks and with up to eight add-on experiences. Full time employees also receive two adult tickets to the Celebration in the Oaks Preview Party and receive a $500 discount of the Pavilion of the Two Sisters and the Arbor Room and $250 discount on the Parkview Terrace for catered functions and rentals (provided these facilities are rented no earlier than 90 days prior the event).

ATTENTION: Please apply only for positions for which you are qualified. Applications not meeting the qualifications will be routed to a different department for a position you are qualified for or it will be filed. All applicants are subject to a drug test, background check, and all previous employment will be verified.

New Orleans City Park  participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States.


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