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Community Safety Policy Manager



Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Lyft is looking for a Community Safety Policy Manager to join our Global Public Policy team based in Washington DC. This individual will be a subject matter expert on safety and accessibility policy issues, with experience and interest in the transportation industry. This person will collaborate cross functionally with our safety, product and marketing teams to develop safety and accessibility policies for domestic and international markets. This position will require 20 percent travel and report to the Senior Director of Global Public Policy.

The ideal candidate will have corporate and nonprofit experience including a background in safety and accessibility issues.


  • Work cross-functionally with internal staff develop trust and safety policy strategies that advance Lyft’s operations in the US and Canada.
  • Gather insight and data to inform safety and accessibility policy within the company and provide quarterly updates to executive leadership teams.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners to create accessible policy enforcement guides and to continuously maintain and improve our policies.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to product, legal, safety and policy teams on community safety and accessibility issues
  • Partner with international and domestic policy managers to brief lawmakers on Lyft safety and accessibility issues
  • Collaborate with public policy counsel to support and or develop relevant safety and accessibility legislation
  • Spokesperson on behalf of the company at relevant safety and accessibility conferences
  • Develop internal policies that support the growth of rideshare and new mobility options


  • 5-7 years of policy and or advocacy experience in community safety and or accessibility issues
  • Experience working cross functionally with internal business stakeholders
  • Exceptional strategic and problem-solving skills
  • Data analysis and the ability to translate to internal business partners and policy stakeholders
  • Natural connector and relationship builder
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation)
  • Ability to thrive and be responsive in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter; intrinsically motivated and a good teammate


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

This role will be in-office on a hybrid schedule — Team Members will be expected to work in the office 3 days per week on Mondays, Thursdays and a team-specific third day. Additionally, hybrid roles have the flexibility to work from anywhere for up to 4 weeks per year. #Hybrid

The expected base pay range for this position in the Washington D.C. area is $114,000-$142,000. Salary ranges are dependent on a variety of factors, including qualifications, experience and geographic location. Range is not inclusive of potential equity offering, bonus or benefits. Your recruiter can share more information about the salary range specific to your working location and other factors during the hiring process.