Careers at DSP

Our mission drives us: Make Downtown Sacramento a better place to live, work and play.

Downtown drives our regional economy and is source of civic pride. We consistently strive to move Sacramento forward through effective public-private collaboration and serve as the collective voice for downtown property owners.

We believe that cities are built for people – downtown’s residents, visitors, and workforce. So, our work is driven by our people – the DSP team.

Job Opportunities

If you would to play a part in shaping our community’s future, the following job opportunities are available through the Downtown Sacramento Partnership:


Part-time, seasonal position
Applicants must be available Friday afternoons and/or evenings.
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.
Concerts run every Friday from 5pm – 9pm, May 6, 2016 through July 29, 2016 (Except July 1st)
Set up and tear down shifts run from 10 am to 10pm, with a split shift.
Customer service experience is preferred
Applicants should be active team players who work exceptionally well with others and maintain a professional and positive attitude.
Potential hires must be able to remain on their feet during the entire shift and be able to lift 40 pounds.

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To Apply for CIP Event Staff: Submit completed application to:

This position reports to the Community Services Manager and is part of the Downtown Sacramento Partnership street team. This position patrols the downtown district from Front Street to 16th Street and from H to L streets acting as an information ambassador for the general public and downtown business community equipped with maps, two-way radios, and smart phones. Downtown Guides act as the eyes and ears for Downtown police and local officials, work in direct partnership with the Downtown merchants to keep an open line of communication between local agencies and the people they serve. You will assist with reporting criminal and nuisance activity and work with law enforcement to improve public safety downtown.

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This position is responsible for ensuring that downtown employees, visitors, and residents have an enjoyable experience. Daily tasks vary and include but are not limited to litter and graffiti abatement, trimming and mowing of common areas, pressure washing, and other duties as assigned. The focus will be on maintaining the highest team safety and moral levels and will be held responsible for the quality of their work. Most importantly, we want individuals that will think of this business district as their own front yard and our property owners and businesses as their own family.

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To Apply for Downtown Guide / Clean Streets:

Please pay special attention to these instructions, failure to follow them will disqualify you as an applicant. 

Submit your cover letter, resume, three business references, salary expectations, date of your availability, and a statement indicating why you want to be considered for this position to: In the subject line of your email, reference the position you’re applying for as either GUIDE TEAM MEMBER or CLEAN STREETS TEAM MEMBER.

Phone calls or personal visits will not be accommodated without an appointment. Only complete application packets will be considered, and only the most qualified individuals will be contacted for an interview.