Outdoor Cleaning Associate

Block by Block - Santa Monica, CA

Full-time | Part-time

Are you friendly and outgoing? Do you like to help people? Do you enjoy working outside? Yes? Well, then you should apply with Block by Block to be a Downtown Ambassador.

What's an Ambassador? Well, it is someone who does whatever it takes to make someone feel welcome and help keep the downtown community clean.

The primary role of our overnight clean team is to clean the downtown parking structures, public restrooms, wipe down and mop inside the elevators and pick up litter.


Provides a high level of visibility at the street level to carry out a wide variety of tasks to improve the overall appearance of the district they are assigned to.

Must be available to work our overnight shift (1PM- 9:30PM).


· Manual Litter Collection– circulate through assigned work zone with a rolling can containing supplies and tools to take care of address the following tasks:

o Removing litter, cigarette butts and other debris on sidewalks, street gutter, and alley ways. Soda cups, fast food wrappers, napkins all of the normal trash and litter.

o Remove graffiti, stickers and posters from light posts, trash cans, news boxes and other public infrastructures.

o Pull isolated weeds from cracks in the sidewalks and from the tree wells or from any place weeds are growing.

o Damp wipe and straighten horizontal surfaces, such as trash can lids, news boxes and other infrastructures to make them clean and shiny.

· OBSERVE AND REPORT– while on patrol be watchful for unwanted behaviors or criminal activity and report to Safety Ambassadors via two-way radios, such as aggressive behaviors. 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 and SAY HELLO, GREETING pedestrians with a friendly greeting or identify visitors in order to provide directions, information, city information or recommendations. Identifying those that seem lost and guiding them in the direction that they need to go.

· 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.Wear your uniform with pride. Be neat in appearance and take ownership in the way you look as a reflection of Block by Block.


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.

· COMMUNICATION– Must be able to speak, read, and write the English language in order to create basic reports.

Wage and Benefits Package:

  • Starting wage of $16.63 (with annual raise)
  • Free Uniforms
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Life insurance after 1 year
  • 401K after 1 year
  • Paid time off
  • Paid time off for your Birthday (after 1 year of employment)
  • Six paid holidays
  • Paid Training
  • Direct Deposit
  • Weekly Pay

Must be available to work our overnight shift (1PM - 8:30am).

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $16.63 /hour

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $16.63 /hour