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If you are interested in joining the Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. team, please apply for one of our open positions below. Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Downtown Ambassador

We are always accepting resumes and applications for our downtown ambassadors!  You can download the Application for Employment 2020 here and email it to info@anchoragedowntown.org  For more details on the position, read below.

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Downtown Ambassador | Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. | Anchorage, AK         

The Position: Downtown Ambassador

Anchorage Downtown Partnership Ltd. (ADP) seeks a qualified ambassador responsible for the security and maintenance within the Downtown Improvement District (DID). This includes picking up trash, emptying garbage receptacles, removing graffiti, providing directions, responding to security issues such as trespassing, loitering, pan handling and volatile people. Ambassadors will either resolve the issue or call the appropriate agency (APD, AFD, ASP, etc.).  Maintenance and security are the responsibility of every ambassador.

Reporting Relationship

The Downtown Ambassador reports to the Operations Director

Position Status and Classification

This is a full-time, non-exempt position.

Wage Range

$13.00-$15.00 DOE

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

In collaboration with the Operations Team, this important member of the ADP team will be responsible for:

Maintenance (Clean)            

  • Ensure all sidewalks in the DID are clean of trash and debris.
  • Ensure adjacent areas such as grass areas and fence lines are clean of trash and debris.
  • Pressure wash sidewalks as needed.
  • Identify, log, and remove graffiti on public property.
  • Identify, log, and report graffiti on private property to your supervisor.
  • Identify, log, and remove all stickers and posters attached to municipal property.
  • Ensure all municipal trashcans are checked and emptied as needed.
  • Ensure all maintenance issues are reported via online reporting (Wufoo).
  • Ensure all requests for maintenance and/ or service is reported to supervisor.
  • Complete various security and maintenance contracts as required.
  • Maintenance is ongoing and continuous for all shifts.

Security (Safe)

  • Ensure all security interactions are reported via online reporting (Wufoo).
  • Identify and report to outside agencies issues that we cannot resolve (APD, AFD, ASP, etc.).
  • Acknowledge, respond to, and report online all Safety First dispatch calls.
  • Patrol assigned zones; call in location and hot spot checks regularly.
  • Conduct check-ins with ambassadors working contracts in your zone.
  • Validate and assess hot spots.
  • Security is ongoing and continuous for all shifts.

Interact with Property Owners and Businesses

  • Identify issues and concerns of property owners, businesses, and the general public while on duty.
  • Report all issues to on duty supervisor for action.
  • During patrol stop into businesses to identify any issues they may have.
  • Identify and report trouble spots and work to resolve issues.

Snow Removal Responsibilities

  • Clear sidewalks of snow and ice.
  • Begin snow removal once snow is done falling or no later than 5am.
  • Schedule may be adjusted for snow days.
  • Complete training with various pieces of snow removal equipment.
  • Ensure icy sidewalks are treated with ice melt.
  • Identify and remove any snow on sidewalks while on patrol.
  • Complete various contracts as required.
  • Snow removal is ongoing and continuous for all shifts.

Qualifications Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. 

Language Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to read and interpret manuals.
  • Ability to effectively report information to supervisor and outside agencies for action.
  • Ability to complete online reporting (Wufoo, etc.)
  • Ability to complete training classes

Certificates, licenses, registrations

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid and clean Alaska Driver’s License
  • Emergency Medical Response Training – Preferred
  • CPR/ AED Training- Preferred
  • Cultural Sensitivity Training – Preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to effectively interact with co-workers to give and receive work direction
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
  • Ability to adapt and innovate for maximum efficiency in a fast pace and ever dynamic community environment
  • Open to direction and collaborative work style and commitment to job accomplishment
  • Ability to effectively communicate with mobile radios

Tools and Equipment Used

  • Knowledge in the use of motorized vehicles and equipment, including pickup truck, utility truck, ATVs, tractors, street sweeper, saws, pumps, compressors, sanders, generators, common hand and power tools, shovels, wrenches, paint sprayers, paint stripers.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Must possess strength, stamina and mobility to perform heavy physical work in and out of doors in all weather conditions and with exposure to potentially hazardous conditions, use varied hand and power tools, drive a motor vehicle and/ or various motor driven equipment; lift and move materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds and heavier weights with the use of proper equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone and/or radio. 

Work Environment

Characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. Work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing of multiple flights of stairs, walking and/or standing for entire work shifts.  The employee occasionally works near machinery and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Routinely while dealing with clients, extreme caution must be exercised to avoid both violating the rights of the client and contracting communicable diseases.  Furthermore, clients will occasionally attempt to inflict psychological trauma and humiliation through their use of lewd, obscene and vulgar verbal attacks.

Key Relationships

The key relationships described are representative of those the Downtown Ambassador may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the Downtown Ambassador will provide information to and collect information from various people throughout their shift. Contact will be reported and/or logged in writing to ensure follow through with the request.

Application Process

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and a resume to Amanda Moser at AMoser@Anchoragedowntown.org.  The position is open until filled. 

Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation or any other class protected by law.

Training Coordinator

The Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. seeks a qualified individual that excels in a fast-paced, community environment for a Training Coordinator to provide consistent and professional training to all ambassadors to increase longevity and maintain standards of work within the Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. Operations section. The Training Coordinator will create, improve, instruct, and verify all Ambassadors have been trained properly and continue to maintain a strict standard of work. For detailed information on the position, click here.

To apply for this position, email a resume to Amanda Moser at AMoser@Anchoragedowntown.org. The position closes on August 7, 2020 and resumes will be reviewed on that date.

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Training Coordinator | Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. | Anchorage, AK

The Position: Training Coordinator

Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. seeks qualified individual that excels in a fast paced, community environment for a Training Coordinator to provide consistent and professional training to all ambassadors to increase longevity and maintain standards of work within the Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. Operations section. The Training Coordinator will create, improve, instruct, and verify all Ambassadors have been trained properly and continue to maintain a strict standard of work.

Reporting Relationship

The Training Coordinator reports directly to the Operations Director. 

Position Status and Classification

This is a full-time, non-exempt/hourly position. 

Wage Range

$18.00

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

In collaboration with the Operations Director, this important member of the ADP team will be responsible for the initial and ongoing training to all ambassadors, but not limited to:

  • Creating and maintaining a training program for security, maintenance, and events;
  • Facilitating training for new hires;
  • Coordinating professional development and ongoing training opportunities;
  • Ensuring all Ambassadors complete required training for all modules and maintain qualifications;  
  • Coordinating with Shift Supervisors to plan and conduct training during shift hours;
  • Identifying training shortfalls and implement new, improved, or adjusted training to correct deficiencies;
  • Keeping accurate records of Ambassador training, Operations training, and a calendar of scheduled training events; and 
  • Successfully complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Language Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing in English.

Diplomas, Degrees

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Associates degree, preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office products 
  • 2 years’ experience with security
  • 2 years’ experience in supervising
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage staff groups and major projects or initiatives
  • Ability to interact effectively and respectfully with diverse audiences
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to deal effectively under pressure with frequent changes in priorities, delays, or unexpected events
  • Ability to think and act strategically 
  • Ability to look at situations from various points of view
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, members, and the general public

Tools and Equipment Used

  • Desktop and/or laptop computer(s)

Work Environment

The Training Coordinator will work within the shop and in the Downtown Improvement District. There may be exposure to loud noise and inclement weather.

The Organization

The Anchorage Downtown Partnership is comprised of three separate but interrelated nonprofits, that together help create a clean, safe and vital downtown Anchorage. These include Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd., the primary membership organization; ADP Development Corporation, which holds the organization’s capital resources and equipment rental; and ADP Community Services which handles events, sponsorships, grants and donations. With a budget of $1.8 million annually, the Anchorage Downtown Partnership provides services for the Anchorage Downtown Improvement District (DID), covering a 120 square block area. The improvement district was created by downtown property owners to improve the cleanliness of downtown, decrease crime, increase investment values and occupancy rates, and to stimulate economic development. Approximately two-thirds of ADP’s revenue is generated from monthly payments self-assessed by downtown property owners. The remaining revenue is generated through services and events. 

Programs 

Clean and Safe – Safety Ambassadors 

Anchorage Downtown Partnership’s Safety Ambassadors are the “eyes and ears” of downtown Anchorage. Easily identifiable and ever-present the Ambassadors assist local businesses and residents in keeping downtown Anchorage a safe and friendly place to work and visit. The Safety Ambassadors work closely with first responders. As true ambassadors, they are always ready to assist residents and visitors so they experience the best of downtown Anchorage. 

Maintenance Ambassadors

ADP’s Maintenance Ambassadors work 7 days a week picking up trash and removing snow from public spaces and sidewalks and assisting in graffiti removal. Ambassadors are a welcome presence on downtown streets whether it’s assisting property owners, businesses, visitors and residents or ensuring downtown events are clean and safe. Maintenance Contract Services ADP’s maintenance team offers contracted services to aid in additional maintenance for businesses throughout the Downtown Improvement District, and other neighborhoods around downtown. 

These include: ∙ Snow removal ∙ Ice melt ∙ Event rentals ∙ Gravel removal ∙ Weed Abatement ∙ Power washing ∙ Graffiti removal Security Contract Services Anchorage Downtown Partnership provides security services on a contract basis, meeting the unique needs of business and property owners. ADP currently holds security contracts with a variety of businesses including religious institutions, retail, and entertainment. 

Anchorage Downtown Place-making

Annual Events 

Anchorage Downtown Partnership hosts a series of annual events to capture and enhance the vibrancy of downtown Anchorage. The events range from small outdoor concert series to large festivals, ceremonies, and fireworks displays. Events are funded primarily through sponsorship dollars and community support. ADP events utilize underused public spaces, stimulate economic development, attract residents and visitors downtown and provide activities for the whole family.

Annual events include: ∙ Downtown Summer Solstice Festival ∙ Holiday Tree Lighting ∙ Live After Five Summer Concert Series ∙ Music in the Park ∙ Music for Little Ones ∙ New Year’s Eve ∙ Small Business Saturday ∙ Trick or Treat Street ∙ St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl Space Activation Anchorage Downtown partnership works to energize the downtown core by using public spaces, parks, vacant storefronts and alleys in creative and collaborative ways that bring people together. 

Anchorage, Alaska 

Anchorage is Alaska’s largest and most diverse city with a population of nearly 300,000, representing 40 percent of the state’s population. Long considered the “air crossroads of the world” Anchorage lies within 9.5 hours by air of nearly 90% of the industrialized world. Ted Stevens International Airport is the third busiest cargo airport in the world and home to a major FedEx hub. Anchorage has been named an All-America City four times by the National Civic League. Though the climate is classified as subarctic, temperatures are moderated by Cook Inlet and the influence of the Gulf of Alaska. With more than 19 hours of daylight at the height of summer, Anchorage visitors and residents stay active throughout the year enjoying more than 250 miles of walking, biking and skiing trails. The city is proud of its diversity with more than 100 languages spoken in the Anchorage school district. Downtown Anchorage is the hub of Alaska’s cultural offerings, including the Anchorage Museum and the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. Among the most pressing issues impacting the vitality of downtown include; a migration of businesses to the mid-town area; lack of urban living space for those who might choose to reside downtown; a perception that downtown parking is both limited and expensive; and the concentration of Anchorage’s public inebriates and homeless populations. 

Application Process

To apply for this position, email a resume to Amanda Moser at AMoser@Anchoragedowntown.org. The position closes on August 7, 2020 and resumes will be reviewed on that date.

Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation or any other class protected by law.

Office Manager

Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. seeks an organized, multi-tasker, and strong communicator with a positive attitude for an Office Manager. The Office Manager organizes and coordinates administration duties to facilitate organizational effectiveness and efficiency. The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, adaptable to change, and have excellent follow-through. For more information on this position click here or read below.

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and a resume to Amanda Moser at AMoser@Anchoragedowntown.org.  The position closes on August 7, 2020 and resumes and cover letters will be reviewed on that date. 

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Office Manager | Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. | Anchorage, AK

The Position: Office Manager

Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. seeks an organized, multi-tasker, and strong communicator with a positive attitude for an Office Manager. The Office Manager organizes and coordinates administration duties to facilitate organizational effectiveness and efficiency. The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, adaptable to change, and have excellent follow through.

Reporting Relationship

The Office Manager reports directly to the Executive Director. 

Position Status and Classification

This is a full-time, non-exempt/hourly position. 

Wage Range

$22.00-$24.00

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

In collaboration with the ADP staff and Board of Directors, this important member of the ADP team will be responsible for general office management including, but not limited to:

  • Providing excellent customer service in person and by phone and serving as the initial point of contact for visitors, downtown residents and the business community;
  • General reception and administrative duties including, but not limited to: greeting customers, answering multi-line phones, arranging logistics for meetings, scheduling, and taking meeting minutes as needed;  
  • Bookkeeping duties to include: creating check requests, invoices, bank deposits and tracking related information;
  • Maintaining office services by organizing office operations and procedures; preparing payroll; controlling correspondence; designing filing systems; reviewing and approving supply requisitions; assigning and monitoring clerical functions;
  • Record retention including, but not limited to: defining procedures, protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposal of records; and 
  • Successfully complete other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Language Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing in English.

Diplomas, Degrees

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office products and QuickBooks
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing 
  • Ability to interact effectively and respectfully with diverse audiences
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to deal effectively under pressure with frequent changes in priorities, delays, or unexpected events
  • Ability to think and act strategically 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, members, and the general public

Tools and Equipment Used

  • Desktop and/or laptop computer(s)

Work Environment

The Office Manager is required to work at the front desk for the office.

The Organization

The Anchorage Downtown Partnership is comprised of three separate but interrelated nonprofits, that together help create a clean, safe and vital downtown Anchorage. These include Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd., the primary membership organization; ADP Development Corporation, which holds the organization’s capital resources and equipment rental; and ADP Community Services which handles events, sponsorships, grants, and donations. With a budget of $1.8 million annually, the Anchorage Downtown Partnership provides services for the Anchorage Downtown Improvement District (DID), covering a 120 square block area. The improvement district was created by downtown property owners to improve the cleanliness of downtown, decrease crime, increase investment values and occupancy rates, and to stimulate economic development. Approximately two-thirds of ADP’s revenue is generated from monthly payments self-assessed by downtown property owners. The remaining revenue is generated through services and events. 

Programs 

Clean and Safe – Safety Ambassadors 

Anchorage Downtown Partnership’s Safety Ambassadors are the “eyes and ears” of downtown Anchorage. Easily identifiable and ever-present the Ambassadors assist local businesses and residents in keeping downtown Anchorage a safe and friendly place to work and visit. The Safety Ambassadors work closely with first responders. As true ambassadors, they are always ready to assist residents and visitors so they experience the best of downtown Anchorage. 

Maintenance Ambassadors

ADP’s Maintenance Ambassadors work 7 days a week picking up trash and removing snow from public spaces and sidewalks and assisting in graffiti removal. Ambassadors are a welcome presence on downtown streets whether it’s assisting property owners, businesses, visitors, and residents or ensuring downtown events are clean and safe. Maintenance Contract Services ADP’s maintenance team offers contracted services to aid in additional maintenance for businesses throughout the Downtown Improvement District, and other neighborhoods around downtown. 

These include: ∙ Snow removal ∙ Ice melt ∙ Event rentals ∙ Gravel removal ∙ Weed Abatement ∙ Power washing ∙ Graffiti removal Security Contract Services Anchorage Downtown Partnership provides security services on a contract basis, meeting the unique needs of business and property owners. ADP currently holds security contracts with a variety of businesses including religious institutions, retail, and entertainment. 

Anchorage Downtown Place-making

Annual Events 

Anchorage Downtown Partnership hosts a series of annual events to capture and enhance the vibrancy of downtown Anchorage. The events range from small outdoor concert series to large festivals, ceremonies, and fireworks displays. Events are funded primarily through sponsorship dollars and community support. ADP events utilize underused public spaces, stimulate economic development, attract residents and visitors downtown and provide activities for the whole family.

Annual events include: ∙ Downtown Summer Solstice Festival ∙ Holiday Tree Lighting ∙ Live After Five Summer Concert Series ∙ Music in the Park ∙ Music for Little Ones ∙ New Year’s Eve ∙ Small Business Saturday ∙ Trick or Treat Street ∙ St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl Space Activation Anchorage Downtown partnership works to energize the downtown core by using public spaces, parks, vacant storefronts and alleys in creative and collaborative ways that bring people together. 

Anchorage, Alaska 

Anchorage is Alaska’s largest and most diverse city with a population of nearly 300,000, representing 40 percent of the state’s population. Long considered the “air crossroads of the world” Anchorage lies within 9.5 hours by air of nearly 90% of the industrialized world. Ted Stevens International Airport is the third busiest cargo airport in the world and home to a major FedEx hub. Anchorage has been named an All-America City four times by the National Civic League. Though the climate is classified as subarctic, temperatures are moderated by Cook Inlet and the influence of the Gulf of Alaska. With more than 19 hours of daylight at the height of summer, Anchorage visitors and residents stay active throughout the year enjoying more than 250 miles of walking, biking, and skiing trails. The city is proud of its diversity with more than 100 languages spoken in the Anchorage school district. Downtown Anchorage is the hub of Alaska’s cultural offerings, including the Anchorage Museum and the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. Among the most pressing issues impacting the vitality of downtown include; a migration of businesses to the mid-town area; lack of urban living space for those who might choose to reside downtown; a perception that downtown parking is both limited and expensive; and the concentration of Anchorage’s public inebriates and homeless populations. 

Application Process

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and a resume to Amanda Moser at AMoser@Anchoragedowntown.org.  The position closes on August 7, 2020 and resumes and cover letters will be reviewed on that date.

Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation or any other class protected by law.