Do you enjoy helping people and working outdoors? Do you love knowing that what you do every day makes a difference in your downtown? Special Projects / Pressure Washing Ambassadors are responsible for conducting various maintenance tasks that improve the overall appearance of Downtown GRAND RAPIDS and utilize a pressure washer to clean away dirt and debris from sidewalks.
· MANUAL and/or MECHANICAL CLEANING & MAINTENANCE – circulate through assigned work zone on foot or utilizing one of several machines to provide a variety of appearance enhancing services including:
o Operating a variety of equipment to vacuum, remove gum, and otherwise clean sidewalks
o Power Washing of district sidewalks
o Flower watering and other landscape enhancing activities
o Trash clean up and pickup
o Routine maintenance and repair on small equipment
o Maintenance on infrastructure such as benches and trash cans
o Removing large scale graffiti tags
o Weed removal
· OBSERVE AND REPORT – while on patrol be watchful for unwanted behaviors or criminal activity and report to Safety Ambassadors via two-way radios. Must be able to articulate an accurate description of persons, vehicles, and other similar identifiers.
· HOSPITALITY AND CUSTOMER SERVICE – While on patrol will go out of the way to actively acknowledge pedestrians with a friendly greeting or identify visitors in order to provide directions, information, city information or recommendations.
· REPORTING – must be able to provide written reports of broken infrastructure, graffiti on private property, and provide a basic daily report of accomplishments and tasks completed.
· PROFESSIONALISM – Must maintain a positive, professional environment in full compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, procedures and overall Block by Block standards of expected professionalism.
· PHYSICAL ABILITIES –
o Must have the physical capacity to TRAVERSE continuously during an eight hour shift, with normal breaks (two fifteen minutes, and one thirty minute meal break).
o Must be able to work outdoors in all conditions with provided inclement weather gear.
o Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting heavy items, bending, standing, climbing or walking.
o Must be able to safely operate a variety of mechanically powered rolling equipment, and manual and electric hand tools used in basic equipment operation and repair
**Although MI has legalized Marijuana we still drug test for THC**