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
and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
as the official liaison between Cambridge Arts and performers, residents, and
members of the business community in matters pertaining to the Street Performer
that all active performers on public property have and display valid
city-issued Performer Permits
the articles of the City of Cambridge Street Performer Ordinance (Ord. No.
1176) as outlined in the Sidewalk Use
Ordinance(Chapter 12.16, Section
and monitor appropriate COVID-19 safety precautions as identified by City and
State health policies
sound levels of performers using a calibrated decibel reader and maintain the
decibel reader while it is in your possession
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 needed
monitor phone ‘hotline’ and social communication platforms for
complaints/comments from performers, citizens, and local businesses
weekly reports on performer/monitor activity to the Director of Community Arts and
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with varying ability levels to
perform these essential functions.
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.
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.
HOURS OF WORK: 10-20 hours per week, May through October, including evenings and weekends.
RATE: $ 16.65 /Hour
How To Apply:
Submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to: email@example.com
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. We are an AA/EEO Employer.