Operations Manager-Midtown Green
This position represents a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and highly respected organization whose work has led to the growth of one of the most vibrant and successful areas of our City.
Midtown Alliance is a nonprofit coalition of business and civic leaders focused on making improvements for a cleaner, safer, more walkable, and more interesting neighborhood, where people want to be. Our priorities include urban design; planning and executing transportation enhancements, public parks and plazas, arts and activation; a robust public safety, maintenance and beautification program; and ensuring active community engagement. Our work makes Midtown clean, safe, vibrant, and accessible. We are a member supported non-profit organization with a 40+ year reputation for getting things done on the ground in partnership with the City of Atlanta.
Midtown Alliance operates with a full-time staff of 45 and projected 2021 expenditures of $10 million.
Since 2000, Midtown Alliance has leveraged millions of dollars in public and private funding to plan, design, and construct improvements in the public realm to include sidewalks, bicycle facilities, traffic signals, and other urban infrastructure. These investments have transformed Midtown's major corridors by improving safety, access, mobility, and aesthetics - all of which reinforce the district's strong urban identity.
Midtown Alliance is seeking a highly motivated person to manage our Midtown Green maintenance and operations program. The Midtown Green Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing the management of all field and administrative tasks required to support the efficient operations of this program.
The Midtown Green program is our full-time maintenance and landscaping operation that keeps the Midtown Improvement District looking great. We are an added layer on top of the basic level of services provided by the City. We go the extra mile to keep Midtown attractive and pride ourselves on our quick responsiveness to businesses and residents.
Among our activities, we maintain small public spaces and plazas, sidewalks, medians and gateway areas; we perform basic landscaping duties and secure and coordinate with landscape contractors; we address ADA and safety issues along sidewalks and other public spaces; we manage public spaces; we coordinate with vendors to repair street furniture and related infrastructure; we care for 2,700+ street trees along sidewalks plus seasonal annuals; and our team reports and tracks infrastructure issues and works closely with the City to achieve resolution.
This role requires direct supervision of general maintenance and landscape responsibilities in the public right of way and in public spaces in the Midtown Improvement District. This includes but is not limited to oversight of the 12-person Green Team, supporting other departments within Midtown Alliance, managing contractors and vendors, and working with the City of Atlanta and stakeholders to achieve shared goals in Midtown.