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Commercial Corridor Steward—NKCDC, Philadelphia

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Philadelphia, PA

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Published 9 days ago

November 16, 2020
Wage for this position will be $15 hourly, 35 hours a week, year-round.

About NKCDC

At New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC), we believe that neighborhood development can and should benefit all residents. NKCDC provides free housing counseling to anyone in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and offers many additional resources to residents and businesses in the Kensington, Fishtown, and Port Richmond neighborhoods.

We use a strategic combination of catalytic real estate development, community engagement, and people-centered direct services to ensure all of our neighbors can remain—and thrive—where they choose to live. Whether we are building affordable housing or helping residents build their wealth, we pledge to promote equity, stability, and safety in all we do, with a sharp focus on those most at-risk of being displaced.

Function

Work with the Economic Development team to improve commercial corridors through cleaning and education. Serve as an ambassador for commercial corridors within the Kensington, Fishtown and Port Richmond areas; interacting with business and property owners, providing manual cleaning services, servicing public trash cans and street furniture maintenance.

Reports to

Lead Commercial Corridor Steward

Responsibilities

• Remove litter from sidewalks, curbs and sections of the street

• Remove graffiti, stickers and other debris from public fixtures

• Ensure lots and public spaces are free from trash and debris

• Track and maintain a list of business/property owners’ concerns as needed, reporting such concerns to Supervisor

• Interact with business owners along the corridor, distributing materials and promoting events and providing education on City policies

• Identify code violations, capture images on camera phone and send to 3-1-1

• Service NKCDC owned trash cans in the public right of way

• Additional tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

• Ability and willingness to work outside in all types of weather

• Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time

• Ability to lift 50 lbs

• Comfortable walking and using a push-cart for short and long distances

• Excellent interpersonal skills and a willingness to interact with diverse people

• Both team player and self-starter with ability to prioritize tasks

• Language skills in Spanish, Polish or Vietnamese a plus

Compensation

Competitive wage with excellent benefits including HMO health plan, long- and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid vacation and 403 (b) retirement plan. Wage for this position will be $15 hourly, 35 hours a week, year-round.

To Apply

Email cover letter and resume to Severa Kata, Director of Human Resources, at HR@nkcdc.org with “Corridor Steward” in the subject line. All candidate resumes are given due consideration and are kept on file for one year, but we cannot always respond personally due to the high volume of inquiries.

NKCDC provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, race, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, religion, language, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or physical ability.

About NKCDC

At New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC), we believe that neighborhood development can and should benefit all residents. NKCDC provides free housing counseling to anyone in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

Competitive wage with excellent benefits including HMO health plan, long- and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid vacation and 403 (b) retirement plan. 

Competitive wage with excellent benefits including HMO health plan, long- and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid vacation and 403 (b) retirement plan. 

Level of Language Proficiency

Language skills in Spanish, Polish or Vietnamese a plus

Language skills in Spanish, Polish or Vietnamese a plus

Location

2771 Ruth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19134

How to Apply

Email cover letter and resume to our Severa Kata, Director of Human Resources, at HR@nkcdc.org with “Corridor Steward” in the subject line.

Email cover letter and resume to our Severa Kata, Director of Human Resources, at HR@nkcdc.org with “Corridor Steward” in the subject line.

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