Downtown Ambassador – Clean Team

Position: Downtown Ambassador – Clean Team

Department: Clean Team

Reporting Relationship: Clean Team Supervisor

Status: Full-time, Non-exempt


The Downtown Ambassador – Clean Team is responsible for, but not limited to, keeping the sidewalks, curbs, and other areas of the physical environment of the Seattle’s Metropolitan Improvement District clean and free of litter, trash, and other forms of debris. Ambassadors will be assigned a specific work area within the MID.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of an assigned work area of 8 to 12 blocks in size.
  • Sweeps or removes litter from sidewalks, curbs and other areas of public space.
  • Removes debris from curb line to prevent obstruction to the storm drains.
  • Locates and removes graffiti from buildings, sidewalks, and sidewalk/street fixtures.
  • Performs leaf blowing and cultivation during required seasons.
  • Provide customer service to visitors, business people, merchants and residents of downtown.
  • Communicates with coworkers and supervisors via radio dispatch to report location, cleanups and facilitate problems.
  • Other duties as assigned to include but not limited to weeding, limited landscaping, training and working with Community Service Workers.
  • May need to operate and/or maintain mechanized equipment like green machines, blowers, bike equip with power washers


  • Self-motivated, energetic learner and leader with a good sense of humor.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with groups and the public.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Required to maintain a clean, neat appearance.
  • Knowledge of downtown Seattle and its community a plus.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be comfortable working in an outdoors setting in all seasons and amongst all types of waste.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Work Environment – Work outdoors all day, urban environment.

Physical Demands – Sweeping, removing litter and other debris, removing graffiti, leaf blowing, power washing, pushing around a garbage can, lifting full garbage bags and other litter. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.


Starts at $16 per hour. Eligible for medical, dental and vision benefits, PTO, 401k retirement plan, STD, LTD, Life Insurance and ORCA pass with full-time status. All benefit eligibility dates based on individual vendor contracts.

To Apply

Send resumes to or apply in-person at 423 Stewart St, Seattle, WA 98101 to fill out an application. No phone calls, please.

The Metropolitan Improvement District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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