Public Space Manager

Job Locations US-DC
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/17/2022 4:21 PM)
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Do you love working outdoors, making the city more attractive, and solving problems in public space? We are seeking a passionate and energetic person to be the BID’s eyes and ears on the street. The BID manages the public realm by picking up trash, removing graffiti, fixing brick sidewalks, planting flowers, installing holiday lights, and even abating rodents. We resolve problems with city agencies and public utilities, and work with the police to address crime. Georgetown is a 7-day-a-week, 18-hour-a-day neighborhood and our team loves taking care of it.


The Public Space Manager maintains a strong visible presence in the neighborhood and works a flexible schedule that includes some weekend hours. This is a great opportunity to make a difference!


· Regular inspections of the Georgetown BID area looking for and reporting, trash, street and sidewalk maintenance, graffiti, and poor landscaping, or other issues that need to be addressed

· Monitor daily operations of the 20-member contracted Clean Team

· Manage community service program (court-assigned and other volunteers)

· Manage BID assets (i.e., public chairs, trash cans, baskets, etc.)

· Coordinate maintenance activities with various city agencies and utilities as needed

· Maintain work order system and generate and maintain regular program reports

· Provide support for other BID projects and programs

· Represent the organization with merchants, property owners and managers, as well as city agency employees and utility company staff


• Must have at least 2 years of working experience in a related field such as cleaning, landscaping, maintenance, operations, management, or constituent services

• Demonstrated experience managing contractors

• Is an organized and detail-oriented person who observes and addresses disorder in the public environment

• Must have the ability to operate in year-round outdoor conditions and to be on their feet for extended periods of time

• Has a demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and solve problems in a timely fashion

• Possesses good verbal communication skills

• Has basic computer skills especially Microsoft Office applications

• Helpful to have experience working with public agencies


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