DAY is currently seeking applicants for its downtown maintenance and beautification crew. See Job description below


Yakima Downtown Maintenance and Beautification Ambassadors are responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and overall appearance of the Downtown business improvement district. This is achieved through routine trash removal, landscaping, structure cleaning, minor repairs, special projects and acting as an ambassador for the Downtown Association of Yakima (DAY). A mechanical mindset and preference for physical work is a plus.

Specific duties include:

  • Sweeping of sidewalks
  • and litter pickup
  • Maintenance of planters, and street furniture
  • Maintenance of hanging flower baskets
  • Lawn mowing
  • Weeding
  • Assistance with Downtown Association Events such as Downtown Summer Nights, Blues & Brews, and Roots & Vines.

Skill Set:

  • Familiarity with landscaping and maintenance equipment
  • Performing physical work for a sustainable amount of time
  • Ability to follow directions and complete tasks
  • Ability to lift over 40 lbs
  • Ability to twist and bend and perform repeated motions
  • Customer service attitude, including ability to converse in a friendly manner with downtown business owners
  • Driver’s license to driver work vehicle to and from task locations


Position is full time (40 hours per week)

Starting wage will range from $13 – $15 per hour

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