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6 Jan 2024

Custodial Power Blower

🇺🇸 Cleveland, OH, USA
0+ years exp.

Our teammates are at the core of what we believe in: People, Collaboration, Learning, and Excellence (PeopleCLE). We look to hire individuals who are committed to our purpose of uniting and inspiring our city through the power of team. Our mission is to win the World Series while creating a compelling fan experience. If you believe you possess these important traits, please consider a career with the Cleveland Guardians.

The Guardians are looking for service minded teammates, who are committed to working together to help us create amazing memories for fans, each other and all visitors to Progressive Field.

PRIMARY PURPOSE: Using specialized equipment to thoroughly remove all peanut and trash debris from all areas of ballpark post-game.



  • Operate backpack blower to thoroughly blow/collect all peanut and trash debris from all areas of the ballpark including by not limited to: seating bowl, concourse, parking garage, suite balconies, picnic areas and other areas as assigned.
  • Secure and store seat covers and seat cushions in designated areas of the ballpark per supervisor/lead instructions.
  • Read and understand cleaning chemical product use instructions.
  • Document all unusual or unique occurrences, maintenance, or safety defects and report to a Supervisor, Lead, and/or
  • Security Control in a timely manner.
  • Detect and report defects in blower equipment to Supervisor and/or Lead.
  • Utilize safety equipment while working such as back brace, protective eye wear, and hearing protection as needed to maintain safety standards.
  • Promptly monitor all public areas of the ballpark, reporting any matter that requires medical, security, custodial or maintenance personnel using means and methods provided in handbook, in a timely manner, continue to monitor to ensure satisfactory resolution.
  • Ability to learn and perform basic equipment maintenance
  • Obtain, comprehend and disseminate instructions and vital information especially in the event of emergencies
  • All of the above determinations are to be done in conjunction with the Post-Game Supervisor and may be dictated by weather conditions and game/event ending times.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Night Blower Drivers

  • Learn and operate a Cushman cart to transport all trash to designated trash compactor

Compactor Attendants

  • Monitor all four compactors ensuring all safety procedures are followed.
  • Required sort all recyclable materials and ensure they are placed in the correct collections receptable
  • Learn and safely operate cardboard bailer


  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Required to become member of Service Employees International Union, SEIU 1
  • Valid driver’s license (Required for select positions)
  • Professionally interact with all guests and employees in a clear and effective manner.
  • Actively engage and listen to all guests and professionally answer any questions or concerns in a timely manner
  • Trustworthy and dependable
  • Ability to hear, comprehend and disseminate instructions and vital information especially in the event of emergencies
  • Basic computer operating skills (e.g., Microsoft Outlook, Internet explorer, ABI, Ultipro)
  • Capability to lift and transport 50 lb. backpack blower


  • Familiarize yourself with and comprehend the relevant policies and procedures of the Ballpark Services department and the Cleveland Guardians Organization
  • Develop a clear understanding of various departments within the organization and the specific responsibilities of staff members in the department
  • Effectively monitor and implement policies and procedures, maintaining a professional and friendly demeanor when interacting with guests
  • Gain comprehensive knowledge of all areas within the ballpark to provide accurate directions and assistance to guests
  • Maintain a professional appearance in compliance with the Employee Handbook and our uniform requirements


  • Available to work the vast majority of all home games during the months of April through October
  • Attend all required trainings and daily briefings
  • Ability to work entire assigned shift, this includes but not limited to pre-events, post-events, and rain delays
  • Typical Work Hours (subject to change depending on game/event times):
    • All start times to be scheduled and dictated by Manager
    • Typical start times on game days will be 4 hours after scheduled start of the game itself
    • Minimum of 4 hours per shift
    • Breaks to be determined by supervisor; there are no breaks for 4-hour shifts.
    • Work days are determined by the Cleveland Guardians baseball schedule and other ballpark events


  • Reads, speaks, comprehends, and communicates English effectively in all communications.
  • Represents the Cleveland Guardians in a positive fashion to all business partners and the general public.
  • Ability to develop and maintain successful working relationships with members of the Front Office.
  • Ability to act according to the organizational values and service excellence at all times.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations and have a demonstrated commitment to social justice.
  • Ability to walk, sit or stand for an entire shift.
  • Ability to work extended days and hours, including holidays and weekends.
  • Ability to move throughout all areas and levels of the Ballpark.
  • Ability to work in a diverse and changing environment.
  • Occasional physical activity such as lifting and carrying items in excess of 25 lbs.

The Cleveland Guardians are committed to developing and maintaining an environment that embraces all forms of diversity to enrich our core values, enhance our competitive position, strengthen our impact within our community, and foster a greater sense of belonging for our employees.

In this spirit, we know studies have shown that people from historically underserved groups - including women and people of color - are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job and understand that candidate may bring certain skills and experiences to the role that are not listed above, but that would add tremendous value to our organization. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

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