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Houston Parks Board creates, improves, protects, and advocates for parks for everyone. Please see the links below for current job openings and descriptions.

Parks Project Manager

The Houston Parks Board plays a leading role in preserving and enhancing open space for park use throughout the Houston region. One of the organization’s key functions involves improving existing parks and creating new parks within the City of Houston and Harris County. To help facilitate this function, HPB seeks proven project managers possessing comprehensive skills to implement projects from programing through design, permitting and construction.

Parks Project Manager Job Description


Director of Individual Giving

The Director of Individual Giving is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising plan for identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual donors and prospective donors. The Director will provide leadership for the Parks Board's new direct mail program, annual giving campaign activities, support the annual luncheon and other events, and will work as a member of the development team on other activites as needed.

Director of Individual Giving

Greenspace Manager

With guidance from and under the direction of the Conservation and Maintenance Director, the Greenspace Manager is responsible for the following activities within the Bayou Greenways 2020 maintenance program:
• Maintenance of greenspace areas and park/recreational facilities along bayous, including meadows, lawns, woodlands, multi-use trails, bridges, site structures, site amenities, and signage.
• Monitoring and maintenance of parcels of land owned by the Houston Parks Board within segments of the Bayou Greenways 2020 project which are not “on-line” or have trail/amenity development completed yet.

This position involves both man-made and natural environments, therefore it requires knowledge of ecosystems, landscaping and grounds keeping, cleaning, maintenance and repair practices.

Greenspace Manager Job Description