Temporary Ground Maintenance Operative x3 – Street Scene

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Temporary Ground Maintenance Operative x3 – Street Scene
Contract / Temporary

BBC (HQ) 8553

Posted: 26th July 2022 15:12
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  • Pay Rate:

    £10.66 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, hours tbc

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • Brentwood,

    CM15 8AY

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Ground Maintenance Operative – Street Scene

Job Ref: BBC (HQ) 8553

Current Driving Licence.

To work as a small team of Street Scene Operatives. The post holder could be based at various sites throughout the Borough and will assist in the maintenance and cleansing of a wide range of the Council’s public places and open spaces. They may be required to assist with minor burial preparations as part of the cemeteries team

Key duties may include:

  • Sweeping the public highway to the required standard
  • Emptying litter bins
  • Completion of prescribed cleaning route
  • Daily vehicle maintenance carried out
  • Carry out seasonal duties
  • Clearance of dog mess, vomit and oil spills using appropriate materials to soak up all items
  • Correct use of the appropriate tools and equipment
  • Operate a range of Street Cleaning vehicles and plant.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  • ***Qualification details and all other experience/skills relevant to the job role to help support your application (and help us to help you!) - please give full details within your CV document.
  • Experience and understanding of basic gardening skills such as pruning, weeding and planting of flowerbeds, and the use of small handheld petrol operated equipment such as strimmer’s and blowers.
  • Knowledge of Manual Handling and Health & Safety.
  • Knowledge of Street Cleaning machinery and its uses.
  • Ability to work outdoors which will involve some exposure to inclement weather.


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Full Driving licence, access to a vehicle or access to means of mobility support.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Job Ref: BBC (HQ) 8553
Temporary Ground Maintenance Operative x3 – Street Scene
Client Category: Local Authority

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Job Ref: BBC (HQ) 8553
Temporary Ground Maintenance Operative x3 – Street Scene
Client Category: Local Authority

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