Employment Opportunities in Downtown Ithaca

This list is managed by the Downtown Ithaca Alliance staff as a courtesy to businesses within the downtown Ithaca business improvement district and for helping people in the community at large find employment.

Jobs are posted when they are shared with the organization.  DIA will try to provide as much detail as possible –given space limitations on the page.  If you have additional questions about specific jobs, you will need to follow up directly with the business itself.  DIA does not have any additional information other than what is provided in the job listing.

Job Openings


Downtown Ithaca Alliance 

Seeking Clean Ambassador

The Clean Ambassador acts to keep The Commons and surrounding downtown streets clean.  Litter pick-up, emptying trash cans, sanitizing and removing small graffiti tags are some of the clean activities. Watering the Commons plantings, dead-heading and weeding are another part of the job. During the winter months, the clean ambassador will help with shoveling curb cuts, around trash cans and bike racks and other shoveling as needed. Other duties as needed. 

To start immediately. 

Hours : 11:30am – 3:30pm  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday. Must be available Saturday. 

High school diploma preferred. Must be familiar with the downtown area. Please send resume with three references ( one must be a work reference) to kris@downtownithaca.com   Job Added September 2

Restaurant, Bars & Nightlife


Luna is hiring! This job is available to customer service professionals who have a passion for the restaurant business. Fast-paced positive work atmosphere. Competitive pay based on experience and attitude Must have experience in restaurants working at a fast pace. Must be able to work nights and weekends. Opportunity for advancement. Get Tips With Virtual Tip Program. Positions are available immediately. Shifts available mostly nights.

APPLY ONLINE NOW! https://jobapps.hrdirectapps.com/applicantform/12561

or Email in a resume to ithacahiring@gmail.com. Added to site August 19


Waffle Frolic has immediate openings for part-time employment.  Please call: (607) 319-0999 to speak with a manager.  Added to site: Aug. 17



The Brain Shoppe is hiring for the fall.  Part-time employment available.  Please call (607)277-7577 to speak with a manager. Added to site: Aug. 17

Hangar Theatre seeks Managing Director

The Hangar Theatre seeks a creative thinker with solid fundraising and financial skills; a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and access; and strong communication and organizational skills to work in partnership with the Artistic Director and Board of Trustees to guide and grow the nonprofit theatre and its vision. View a position overview HERE, or contact dr@merraine.com for more information.   ~ Job added to site on Sept. 2.

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