Working With Livable City

San Francisco’s urban land use policy and advocacy nonprofit Livable City works to create a city of great streets and complete neighborhoods, where walking, bicycling, and transit are the best choices for most trips, where public spaces are beautiful, well-designed, and well-maintained, and where housing is more plentiful and more affordable.

Livable City also runs a number of programs, including Sunday Streets, Play Streets, and Neighborfest. These programs bring communities together, promoting healthy living and active transportation to create vibrant, healthy, connected communities across the city through the format of car-free streets.

Jobs

Download the Program Manager job description here.

Position Overview

Livable City, San Francisco’s urban land use policy and advocacy nonprofit, seeks a Programs Manager who is passionate about supporting environmental justice policy, advocacy, and community empowerment programs in San Francisco.

We are seeking an organized and dynamic Programs Manager with strong project and relationship management skills to develop and manage the organization’s open streets programs as they evolve in response to COVID-19 and San Francisco’s economic recovery.

As a member of a small team, the Programs Manager will also provide general organizational support.

The Programs Manager reports directly to Livable City’s Associate Director.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead planning, development, and implementation efforts for Livable City’s open streets programs.
  • Organize and supervisor project teams that include staff, volunteers, partners and vendors/subcontractors.
  • Oversee open streets and programming deployments and post-deployment evaluations and assessments.
  • Develop and oversee guidelines, policies, and systems to improve the efficiency and successful implementation and evaluation of the organization’s streets programs.
  • Build professional and collaborative relationships with residents, community leaders, community-based organizations, nonprofits, City staff, elected officials, and other partners to ensure successful execution of programs.
  • Serve as the representative for Livable City’s programs at community meetings, events, and with individual stakeholder.

Requirements

Essential:

  • A deep commitment to Livable City’s mission
  • 2+ years of program management experience; strong budgeting, time, and staff management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with individuals and institutions, including residents, nonprofits, government agencies, elected officials, community leaders, merchants, and funders
  • Sensitivity to cultural and personal differences in age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, race, ability, etc.
  • Ability to be flexible and resourceful in the moment / Excellent critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Google Apps
  • Ability to do physically demanding work, ability to stand for 4 hours, ride a bicycle, lift 25 lbs
  • Possession of a valid CA Drivers’ License with clean record

To apply

Submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Programs Manager.” Position will be open until filled.

Download the Logistics Coordinator job description here.

Position Overview

Livable City, San Francisco’s urban land use policy and advocacy nonprofit, seeks a Logistics Coordinator who is passionate about supporting environmental justice policy, advocacy, and community empowerment programs in San Francisco.

We are seeking an organized and dedicated Logistics Coordinator with a strong attention to detail and time management skills to support the organization’s open streets and small business programs as they evolve in response to COVID-19 and San Francisco’s economic recovery.

As a member of a small team, the Logistics Coordinator will also provide general organizational support.

The Logistics Coordinator reports to Livable City’s Programs Manager.

Schedule:  This position is full-time Wednesday through Sunday with significant field work required.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage permitting for multiple open street sites; permitting research, application development, application expedition, agency negotiations.
  • Plan, organize, and oversee open streets site deployments.
  • Coordinate logistics for multiple sites with partners and vendors, including:
    • Vehicle and equipment rentals
    • Cleaning and waste management services
    • Staffing plans
    • Production schedules
  • Manage equipment inventory and rental schedule; Ensure equipment is stored in an organized and safe manner.

Requirements

Essential:

  • A deep commitment to Livable City’s mission
  • 1+ year experience in event production or management
  • Experience with obtaining street closure permits in City and County of San Francisco
  • Detail-orientated, with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Capable of physically demanding work, ability to lift 50 lbs, stand for 4 hours
  • Valid CA Drivers’ License with clean record; Minimum 25 years of age, to ensure eligibility to drive rental vehicles without prohibitive insurance fees for drivers under 25
  • Adept at Google Apps, Gmail, Google Calendars

To apply

Submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line “Logistics Coordinator” Position will be open until filled.