Park Program Staff

Firm: Biederman Redevelopment Ventures
San Francisco, CA

Payment: Paid
Start Date: Sep 1, 2021
Category: Other
Contact: Nina Coveney

Posted: Jul 16, 2021

Park Program Staff, San Francisco

Biederman Redevelopment Ventures (BRV) seeks friendly, responsible individuals as part-time Park
Program Staff, reporting to our San Francisco office. BRV is a public space consulting firm contracted to
manage free public programming at Salesforce Park, on top of the Salesforce Transit Center, in the
SOMA neighborhood of San Francisco. BRV is charged with planning and implementing an extensive
calendar of community-based programming and events to draw people to the park and enrich the

A strong candidate will be passionate about public events, urban parks, and other urban planning-
related topics. The ideal candidate will enjoy engaging with the public, be comfortable working independently and entirely outdoors, and have the maturity to troubleshoot and handle issues as they arise in a public park setting. They will be expected to embrace our park management philosophy and be
interested in learning to independently coordinate small programs/events on the park.

This position pays $17/hour, and is likely to be 2-3 days per week, with hours divided between one
weekend day and one to two weekdays (weekday hours somewhat flexible). Working hours will be spent outside in the park, with little to no time in an office setting.

Responsibilities include:
• Executing Salesforce Park’s robust, year-round schedule of public programs and performances,
which includes crafts, music, dance, fitness classes, and children’s activities. Includes greeting
instructors/performers/speakers, light equipment set-up, ensuring programs start and end on
time, and counting participants.
• Opening, closing, and monitoring 3 free activity zones in the park (reading room, art cart, games
cart) - this includes keeping the areas neat and orderly, managing materials inventory, and
facilitating public use of the activity zones.
• Working outdoors in the park, interacting with the public, park staff and programming partners
• Tracking observation-based data

Desired qualifications:
• High school degree or higher
• Preferred: Local college students or recent graduates with academic or extracurricular interest
in urban parks, urban planning, event planning, and/or cultural institutions/activities
• Interest and ability to engage with the public
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Reliable, responsible and detail-oriented with excellent observational skills
• Outgoing, mature, and assertive, with a “no job too small” attitude
• Willingness, desire, and ability to get hands dirty
• Ability to maintain high energy and positive attitude over the course of the day

Please apply by emailing with “Park Programs Staff” and your name in the
subject line. Include a short cover note and attach a resume. Applications must be submitted on or
before August 1, 2021.