In partnership with the Newark Downtown District, the South Ward is now seeking applicants for
Cleaning Ambassador positions. Cleaning Ambassadors are responsible for providing cleaning
services and a visible presence within the boundaries of the District and serve as goodwill
ambassadors while completing tasks to keep the District clean, safe and friendly.
Manual Litter Collection – circulate through assigned work zone with a rolling can containing
supplies and tools to take care of address the following tasks:
Removing litter, cigarette butts and other debris on sidewalks, street gutter, and alleys
Remove graffiti and posters from light posts, trash cans, news boxes and other public infrastructure
Pull isolated weeds, in season
Damp wipe and straighten horizontal surfaces, such as trash can lids, news boxes and other
OBSERVE AND REPORT – while on patrol be watchful for unwanted behaviors or criminal activity
and report to Quality of Life 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 Streetplus standards of expected
At the direction of the Streetplus local account program manager, Cleaning Ambassadors are
required to assist with other duties as necessary.
Lift 25 pounds of trash or other material and dump into trash can or bed of truck.
Work outdoors and effectively carry out duties in extreme heat or cold conditions with variations in
Sit, stand, and walk for extended period of time and walk several miles during a shift, usually eight
See at near and far distances; corrective lenses acceptable
Read, write, speak and understand the English language
Follow instructions and retain information
Speak clearly and communicate effectively
Exercise self-control when dealing with distraught, disturbed, disabled, irate, and intoxicated
Make sound decisions and use good judgment.
Handle stressful situations in a reasonable manner.
Remain alert and vigilant to detect and respond to situations, as necessary.
At least 18 years of age
Possess valid state identification card
Valid state driver’s license, if required to operate company vehicle
High school diploma or GED certificate
Record free of felony convictions and patterns of misdemeanors
Record free of domestic violence, theft, and drug related offenses
PRE-EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND SCREENING
Must provide place of residence (addresses, to include county) for the past seven years. Streetplus
will conduct a thorough pre-employment background check that includes the following:
Previous employment and reference checks
Comprehensive Criminal Search (includes social security number verification and sex offender)
County Criminal Search
Motor Vehicle Report
I-9 Compliance (includes E-Verify)
Drug Screen (10 panel)
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $15.00 per hour