Downtown Association Employment Opportunities


The SLO Downtown Association is currently looking for a dynamic individual to fill the position of our Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market mascot, Downtown Brown.  The mascot must have spirit, an outgoing personality and enjoy being around children and people.

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DTA-Ambassador-logoThe SLO Downtown Association has an opening for the position of Downtown Ambassador.  The Downtown Ambassador works together with SLO Police Department in making sure the district is safe and welcomes tourists, communicates with business owners and staff as well as keeps our streets clean.

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Great American Main Street Award Winner

San Luis Obispo, California was awarded The Great American Main Street Award in 1999 by the National Trust For Historic Preservation. Since 1995, this esteemed award has been presented to five US Cities each year, recognizing them for their successful preservation-based downtown revivals.

San Luis Obispo Downtown Association

1108 Garden Street, Suite 210
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Phone: (805) 541-0286
Fax: (805) 781-2647

(805) 458-5153

Old SLO Trolley

Trolley service is provided from both of the parking structures and at convenient locations within the Downtown core approximately every 15 minutes. The fare is 50 cents. Hours of operation are:

  • Thursdays - 5 PM to 9 PM - Year Round
  • Fridays - 5 PM to 9 PM - June-Labor Day
  • Saturday - 5 PM to 9 PM - April - October

Click here for the Trolley and City bus schedule.