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Groundwerx - Cleaning Ambassador

Job Description
  • Weekends ARE required.
  • Covid 19 vaccination required

Do you love your community? Do you like to earn your money by doing something that “makes a difference” for people? Are you the kind of person who always stops to help someone? If so, we’ve been looking for you! We need community minded people who have a good work ethic, are friendly and have an outgoing personality

Safety Ambassadors are responsible for assisting in the protection of life and property, detection and prevention of crime. As the eyes and ears of the police only, we focus on providing safety with great communication skills and a lot of personality. Additionally, good documentation skills are required for this position as it is important to document activities and incidents which are witnessed, or the Safety Ambassador is involved in.

We need the best candidates for these roles as this position requires good judgement and solid decision making. All candidates must be able to make good decisions and present well to the general public. Basically, we need the best candidates for these roles as this position requires good judgement and solid decision making. All candidates must be able to make good decisions and present well to the general public.


SERVING AS A DETERRENT- Traverse the streets to circulate through assigned zone to deter unwanted activity through uniformed visible presence. Use good judgement and great communication skills to keep everyone secure and safe. We are not security officers, however we do require a guard card and we can assist you obtaining one.

OBSERVE AND REPORT– While on patrol be watchful for unwanted behaviors or criminal activity and report to local authorities via established communication methods. Must be able to articulate an accurate description of persons, vehicles, and other similar identifiers. We are not security officers in the general sense. We don’t put the cuffs on anyone.

ADDRESS UNWANTED ACTIVITIES -Ambassadors will firmly and courteously request compliance to persons violating low level quality of life crimes, such as aggressive panhandling, non-aggressive panhandling, loitering, disruptive behavior, etc.

HOSPITALITY AND CUSTOMER SERVICE –While on patrol will go out of the way to actively engage with pedestrians with a friendly greeting or identify visitors in order to provide directions, information, city information or recommendations.

STAKEHOLDER RELATIONS- Ambassadors will be responsible for making a specified number of visits to district businesses to share information and make professional contacts on behalf of the customer.

REPORTING– Must be able to develop written Incident Reports and Property Condition Reports. As well, Ambassadors must provide a daily written report to document shift activities.

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.


Must have the physical capacity to ride a bike or traverse continuously during an eight hour shift, with normal breaks (two fifteen minutes, and one thirty minute meal break).

Must be able to work outdoors in all conditions with provided inclement weather gear.


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

Block by Block is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees

COVID-19 considerations: Block by Block has a strong culture of safety. We provide all the necessary Personal Protective Equipment necessary to keep everyone working safely.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $24.07 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability


  • Guard Card (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

To Apply: Click here and apply


For Groundwerx clean and ambassador team job inquires, please contact the Groundwerx office at 408-287-1520.