ABOUT THE CITY
The City of Cambridge is a diverse and vibrant community that people of different ethnic, racial, religious, national, and other backgrounds call home. We take pride in our city’s diversity and strive to create a workplace that is reflective of the community we serve. The city is also deeply committed to creating an environment in which all our employees are treated equitably and feel included. We seek to hire, develop, and advance individuals who value antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion (ADEI), and are committed to embedding ADEI best practices and tenets in all aspects of our work.
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT:
The Community Development Department (CDD) is the planning agency for the City of Cambridge. Encompassing the Community Planning, Economic Opportunity and Development, Environmental & Transportation Planning, Housing, and Zoning & Development divisions, CDD’s mission is to foster a livable, sustainable, just, and equitable community. CDD engages and collaborates with community partners, other government agencies, businesses, and residents to make Cambridge a desirable place to live, work, learn, play, and innovate.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
Under the supervision of the Arts and Cultural Planning Director, this position will assist the Community Development Department in the implementation, community outreach, and coordination of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) programs between October 2023 – August 2024. This is a temporary, grant-funded position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Education & Experience:
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Standard office environment with fluorescent lighting, heating, and air conditioning systems, moderate noise level, telephones, personal computers, printers, and other office equipment. This position may be eligible for hybrid work under the City’s Telework Policy, depending on operational needs. Hours are flexible but must be within regular City of Cambridge working hours (Our offices open at 8:30 A. M. Monday through Friday. They close at 8:00 P. M. on Monday, 5:00 P. M. on Tuesday through Thursday, and Noon on Friday).
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to operate office equipment including copiers, printers, fax, and scanners; ability to answer telephones. Work occurs in the office and around the community so candidates should be able to travel around the City independently as needed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
Please upload the below documents to complete your application.