BIZ Job Posting: District Operator


Reporting to the Manager of Maintenance & Cleanliness, this role contributes to making Downtown Winnipeg a vibrant and welcoming district through the continuous upkeep of outdoor public and private spaces. As a part of the Enviro team, District Operators perform maintenance and cleaning tasks, helping create an environment that is clean year round for those that live, work, and visit downtown.


  • Upkeep sidewalks and other assigned spaces; clearing waste, snow, ice, litter, and debris.
  • Clean, sanitize, and remove debris from bus shelters and bus stop areas
  • Operate sidewalk sweepers and ploughs
  • Undertake graffiti removal as assigned
  • Assist with the transport, cleaning, repairs and installation of placemaking infrastructure
  • Assist with annual plant care including planting, weeding, deadheading, and trimming
  • Bio hazard clean up and removal
  • Assist with event set-up and tear down
  • Provide information and directions to the public as requested
  • Record and report any maintenance safety concerns related to sidewalks, streets, public infrastructure, and private property
  • Record statistics on daily maintenance activities


  • Valid Class Five Drivers’ Licence
  • Understanding of Safe Work procedures and practices
  • Solid interpersonal, verbal communication, and customer service skills
  • Experience operating small equipment and tools, such as utility vehicles, pressure washers, and snow plows
  • Experience in manual labour and/or outdoor maintenance is considered an asset.

Conditions of Employment

  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions year round
  • Ability to work days, evenings, and weekends as required
  • Ability to stand or walk for prolonged periods and over uneven terrain
  • Physically capable of performing the duties and responsibilities of the position including walking, shoveling, bending, reaching, crouching and lifting up to 50 lbs