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Street Performer Monitor (seasonal, 3 positions)

Company: City of Cambridge
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:The Cambridge Arts Council (Cambridge Arts) promotes and presents high-quality community-based arts programming for the benefit of artists, residents, and visitors to the City of Cambridge. Cambridge Arts is currently seeking applicants for the position of Street Performer Monitor. The Street Performer Monitor(s) will work under the direction of and report to the Director of Community Arts and Executive Director. Role and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:Act as the official liaison between Cambridge Arts and performers, residents, and members of the business community in matters pertaining to the Street Performer ProgramEnsure that all active performers on public property have and display valid city-issued Performer PermitsEnforce the articles of the City of Cambridge Street Performer Ordinance (Ord. No. 1176) as outlined in theSidewalk Use Ordinance(Chapter 12.16, Section 12.16.170)Enforce and monitor appropriate COVID-19 safety precautions as identified by City and State health policiesManage sound levels of performers using a calibrated decibel reader and maintain the decibel reader while it is in your possessionMediate performer conflicts and respond to program-related complaints and concerns as necessary and at the request of the Director of Community Arts and Cambridge Arts staff as neededRoutinely monitor phone hotline' and social communication platforms for complaints/comments from performers, citizens, and local businessesSubmit weekly reports on performer/monitor activity to the Director of Community Arts and Executive Director Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with varying ability levels to perform these essential functions.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Excellent verbal communicationStrong proven mediation & conflict resolution skillsAbility to work with a diverse communityPassion for and interest in music and/or performance artsCommitment to fostering the arts, culture, and community of CambridgeThe City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Street Performer Monitors are expected to spend between 10-20 hours per week outdoors during all weather conditions to conduct routine monitoring, mediate performer conflicts, and respond to program-related complaints. While performing the duties of this job, Monitors are frequently required to sit, stand, move, talk, and listen. Must have sufficient mobility to travel throughout the city, primarily in and around Harvard Square.WORK ENVIRONMENT:Performs duties inside and outside of buildings. Exposure to all weather conditions. Exposure to moderate noise level from music, other live performances, and ambient sounds.APPLICATION PROCEDURE:Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and2 copiesof both your resume and letter of interest; external applicants submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to: or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312.Resume and letter of interest requested by 4/29/21.Position will remain open until filled.THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. THE CITY IS COMMITTED TO ADVANCING A WORKFORCE CULTURE OF ANTIRACISM, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION.CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.Department:Cambridge ArtsJob Title:Street Performer Monitor (seasonal, 3 positions)Job Code:X320Civil Service Position:Non Civil Service positionUnion Affiliation:NoneHours Per Week:10-20 hours per week, May through October, including evenings and weekends.POSTING DATE:April 1, 2021RATE:$16.65 /Hour

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