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The Nighttime Economy Project Coordinator works under the direction of the Nighttime Economy Manager to coordinate services and resources that address the complex issues surrounding the nighttime economy. The NTE Project Coordinator upholds the Sociable City mission and goals and implements strategies that sustain a safe and vibrant social experience for residents and visitors.   

This position may be eligible for some remote work flexibility in a hybrid work schedule! 

Department: Public Safety, Administration

Position Type: Announcement

Salary: $62,380 per year (2022 rate). 

Union: None, this is a non-union position.

Union Bid Form:  None required.

Civil Service Classification: Non-Competitive



General Application Requirements:

You must submit or show proof of all of the following at the time of filing your application (unless otherwise indicated below) or your application will be disqualified. Disqualifications based on any of these General Application Requirements are not subject to a Civil Service appeal.

  • A completed online City of Pittsburgh Employment Application, including your online Employment Profile Data. (Education and Work Experience).
  • Completed online City of Pittsburgh Supplemental Form questions for this position.
  • A resume, to be submitted online.
  • Applicants must comply with the City of Pittsburgh’s COVID 19 vaccination mandate. 
  • Applicants must become residents of the City of Pittsburgh prior to employment and remain a resident throughout employment. 
  • Click here to view a map of City of Pittsburgh neighborhoods.  

NOTE: The City of Pittsburgh, as a matter of policy, conducts pre-employment and promotional background investigations on all candidates being considered for positions. The background investigation includes but is not limited to criminal background, driver’s license and City of Pittsburgh real estate tax payments. Candidates may be disqualified from consideration from employment based on the results of their background investigation (as it relates to the job for which the applicant is being considered).

NOTE: Candidates being considered for employment will be required to submit official transcripts to verify of their post-secondary education (college/university, trade school, etc.) prior to being hired by the City of Pittsburgh. Transcripts must be submitted at the time of any/each job interview you have with the City of Pittsburgh.

Qualifying Requirements:

Your City of Pittsburgh application will be reviewed, and your work experience and education/training will be evaluated to determine if you meet the qualifying eligibility requirements listed below for this position. You will be sent an eligibility letter regarding your eligible/ineligible status.

WORK EXPERIENCE: The application must clearly show four (4) years of full-time progressive experience in hospitality, community organizing, planning and facilitating meetings, identifying community needs, collaborating with community leaders and residents, managing events, programs and projects. (Full-time is defined as 32 hours or more per week. Less than full-time experience will be calculated on a pro-rated basis)

EDUCATION/TRAINING: The application must clearly show a Bachelor’s Degree or similar training in Hospitality Management, Business, Planning, Public Administration, Public Safety or a related field. (See NOTE under the General Application Requirements Section above regarding the verification of education/training).

EQUIVALENCY: Education/training and/or work experience may be substituted on a year for year basis if the application clearly shows the required number of years to meet the Total Qualifying Requirement for this position (based on the sum of work experience and education/training listed above). The Total Qualifying Requirement is eight (8) years. (See NOTE under the General Application Requirements Section above regarding the verification of education/training)


If you meet the qualifying requirements listed above, you will be sent a letter of admission (when applicable) for the following examination(s). You must pass the written and/or performance examination(s) in order to have your name placed on the official Civil Service eligibility list for this position. Candidates who receive job offers must pass a medical examination (when applicable) prior to start date.

  • Written: None required for this position.
  • Performance: None required for this position.
  • Medical: None required for this position.


  • Attends a broad range of public community meetings and acts as a representative of the Department of Public Safety. Observes nightlife activity in various neighborhoods and report on trends and impacts.
  • Organizes and promotes educational events and trainings as well as participates in other stakeholders’ events. 
  • Guides new hospitality businesses through the city process of opening a business and in understanding regulations and requirements. 
  • Develops brochures, guides, newsletters and other educational resources to assist existing hospitality business operators achieve consistent compliance. 
  • Disseminates information through the use of social media platforms. 
  • Aids neighborhoods with both residential and commercial activity to achieve peaceful and mutually beneficial coexistence. 
  • Facilitates communication and promotes an atmosphere of trust, fairness, and collaboration amongst diverse stakeholders. 
  • Performs administrative functions including contact development and management, writing memos, and maintaining files. 
  • Tracks, measures, and reports on data that indicates change or improvements in public safety and economic development. 
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