Safety Ambassador

Ohio Support Services

Columbus, OH 43206

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

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A safety Ambassador is the culmination of being a Security Officer, Hospitality Specialist, Outreach Advocate and genuinely concerned about the safety and welfare of everyone who visits downtown Columbus. The ideal Safety Ambassador is a person who wants to make a positive impact in the downtown community by utilizing their intuitive customer service skills coupled with their excellent observation and communication skills. 

The Safety Ambassador works in a business improvement district that has a goal to make downtown Columbus a great place to live, work and play. A Safety Ambassador loves working outdoors and in all weather conditions. He or she can adapt on the fly and interact with a diverse population of people. Safety Ambassadors are equally comfortable conducting foot patrols or bicycle patrols and sharing information with Special Duty Officers from the Columbus Police Department. 

Being ethical and honest comes naturally to Safety Ambassadors, and people look to them for assistance throughout the course of their work day. All good Safety Ambassadors enjoy helping all kinds of people whether they need connected to social services or simply require directions to a local restaurant. 

The job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following; - Conduct vehicle, bike and foot patrols of public areas such as sidewalks and parks; - Operate John Deere Gator or other similar landscaping vehicles; - Assist persons as needed with directions, information, amenities; - Emergency Response; - Assist with special projects (sweep sidewalks, remove weeds, scrub city implements such as information kiosks, bus shelters, beautification projects, etc.); - Assist with some team snow removal duties; - Engage persons in need of social services and helps them make connections; - Ability to stand, walk or ride for extended periods of time; - Able to lift a minimum of 35 lbs unsupported or over 50 lbs supported. 

We are looking for people who enjoy working outside with high public contact. We endeavor to work toward a safer and cleaner environment in the Short North and University District. We work to make the areas inviting through cleaning, safety, public relations, and outreach services.

Paid vacation, medical insurance, and other benefits provided.


Driver's License

 High School diploma or G.E.D.

 Excellent customer service skills

 Good written and verbal communication skills

 Proficiency in word processing programs

 Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and work history checks.

The current open positions we are hiring for are:

Tuesday through Saturday 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 


Wednesday through Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Job Details

Location:  1291 S High St, Columbus, OH 43206

Employment Type:   Full-Time

Compensation:  $14   hourly

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