Clean & Green Assistant

Downtown Memphis Commission


Under the supervision of the Clean & Green Manager, the Clean & Green Assistant (CGA) is responsible for cleaning, picking up trash and waste (to include pet/human waste), and removing debris in the Downtown area. The CGA will also assist with plantings, watering, and landscaping maintenance. The CGA will clean the DMC offices and parking garages from time to time. The position primarily involves working outdoors. In addition, the position involves assisting with cleaning, setup, and breakdown for Downtown activation events such as Food Truck Thursday, Open on Main, and other DMC and Downtown events and activations. The CGA will interact with visitors, residents, tourists, vendors, employees, teammates, businesses, and others in Downtown Memphis, which requires a friendly, respectful, and professional demeanor.


Spend at least 90% of working hours outdoors cleaning and removing trash and waste in the Downtown area
Assist with clean & green projects and initiatives
Perform light maintenance and repair work
Report cleanliness and safety concerns and unusual circumstances to proper authorities
Transport items such as tables, chairs, AV equipment, etc. to and from events and programs
Assist with cleaning and prepping event spaces and temporary activations, e.g., pop-up shops
Light maintenance and repair work
Other duties as assigned


Ability and willingness to work outdoors in all types of weather
Outgoing and friendly disposition; ability to work with diverse groups of people
Ability to remain flexible in an ever-changing environment; adapt well to different situations
Ability to lift 50lbs
Ability to drive an electric cart
Ability to operate basic cleaning, landscaping, and watering equipment and use basic tools
Basic knowledge of and interest in Downtown and the City of Memphis
Good interpersonal skills
Neat and professional appearance
Stable and dependable work history with references
Satisfactory completion of a background check
Willing to submit to substance screening at time of employment and random screenings while employed
Must be able to drive and have a valid driver’s license
Must be at least 18 years of age or older as required by applicable law and possess a high school diploma or GED


Mainly outdoors
Full-time shifts may vary to include morning, evening, and occasional weekends

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please send a resume or letter of interest – including name, current and recent work history, daytime phone number, and email to Clint Burke at, or call 901-575-0581 with questions.

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