Temporary Environmental Maintenance Operative

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Temporary Environmental Maintenance Operative
Hornchurch, Essex
Contract / Temporary

Havering RQ684947

Posted: 23rd September 2022 13:07
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  • Pay Rate:

    £11.05 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36, Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • Hornchurch, Essex,

    RM11 1JU

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Environmental Maintenance Operative

Reference no: Havering RQ684947

Pay Rate: £11.05 per hour PAYE

An Environmental Maintenance Operative is needed to undertake, either individually or as a member of a team, street sweeping to the public highway.

Duties to include all activities associated with street cleaning, ensuring a clean and safe environment to the required cleanliness standard.

Key responsibilities:

  • Sweeping the public highway to the required standard.
  • Litter, detritus and fly posting, and minor graffiti cleaning.
  • Emptying litter bins.
  • Bin emptied and any spillage or nearby litter / detritus cleared up.
  • Carry out seasonal duties including leaf clearance and snow & ice clearance.
  • All areas attended left clean, tidy, and safe.
  • Clearance of dog mess, vomit and oil spills using appropriate materials to soak up all items .
  • Correct use of the appropriate tools and equipment.
  • Cleaning carried out effectively and efficiently.
  • Operate a range of Street Cleaning vehicles and plant Mechanical sweepers, trucks, and specialist tools & equipment safely and efficiently.


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


  • Experience of working to maintenance schedules and working on the public highway.
  • Knowledge of Manual Handling and Health & Safety.
  • Good understanding of all aspects of Street Cleaning.
  • Knowledge of Street Cleaning machinery and its uses.

Skills/Technical skills:

  • Able to work in a team or individually with minimal supervision.
  • Capable of carrying out heavy labouring work.
  • Willing and able to work outside of core hours.
  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team, to the required standard with minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrates a strong internal and external customer focus.
  • Communicates clearly both verbally and in writing.


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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. 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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Temporary Environmental Maintenance Operative
Client Category: Local Authority

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