Maintains a visible presence and provides assistance to the public as needed
Consistently demonstrate an openness to interacting with all types of people and personalities
Familiarity with the DVBIA, its mission statement, and its goals
Giving basic downtown directions if approached by visitors
Responding to cleanliness issues reported internally by the Downtown Safety Ambassadors requiring immediate attention
Street cleaning: safe pickup and disposal of needles, removing large debris (micro cleaning), sweeping small debris and leaves (micro cleaning), hand washing art-wrapped electrical boxes ("WRAPs") along Granville Street
Alleyway cleaning: safe pickup and disposal of needles, removing large debris and sweeping small debris around dumpsters in affected alleyways
Set up and take down of activated spaces and special events: setting up and taking down patio furniture and related materials at Perches.
Calling the City of Vancouver (311) for larger issues such as abandoned mattresses and furniture, as well as overflowing and unlocked dumpsters.
Identifying cleanliness issues and trends to the Community Safety Lead
Active completion of internal reports itemizing microcleaning time spent on 100-blocks as well as number of needles picked up on a company issued iPhone.
A minimum of a high school diploma is required
Related cleaning and/or volunteer experience preferred but not necessary
Experience in using iOS, iPads, apps, social media, computers
First Aid and CPI training preferred, but all relevant training will be provided
Must possess an good command of the English language, both written and verbal
Able to communicate clearly on the radio and monitor transmissions
Able to receive and follow instructions
Able to identify cleanliness issues and communicate them to Community Safety Lead
Able to read a map and give basic directions when approached by visitors
Able to call 311 and inform dispatcher of issues affecting City of Vancouver
Knowledge of additional languages is an asset
This position requires a high-energy individual who is able and willing to walk up to 10-15 kilometers a day in every kind of weather
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
This job requires attention to detail, the ability to prioritize several tasks, and good time management skills
The Clean Team works outdoors year-round in all weather conditions. While they are working, they may interact with locals, visitors to Vancouver, and street-associated people. The Clean Team represents the DVBIA with their attitude, deportment, work ethic, and actions on the street.
Clean Team members work 40 hours per week, 8.5 hour shifts, between the hours of 7am and 3:30pm
ONLY MEMBERS ARE AUTHORIZED TO VIEW THE CONTACT DETAILS