Temporary Street Cleansing Operative- Manual Labour

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Temporary Street Cleansing Operative- Manual Labour
Contract / Temporary

UBO 8240313659886

Posted: 1st August 2022 11:32
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  • Pay Rate:

    £9.79 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1 month

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Temporary Street Cleansing Operative- Manual Labour

Reference no: UBO 8240313659886

DBS Check required

Clean Driving Licence required

The post-holder will carry out routine grounds maintenance operations and street cleansing activities in various locations in accordance with service level agreements under the supervision of the Operations Supervisor.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist the Operational Supervisors in communicating information to ensure good customer service in cleaning the streets of the operational area
  • Undertake training on the safe operation and use of any street cleaning equipment where necessary
  • Clean given areas to a specified standard removing all litter, animal droppings, leaf and twig fall, dirt and dust, loose chippings and other deposits, using a range of tools provided
  • Remove and dispose of small animal carcasses as instructed
  • Empty clean and correctly replace litter bins on an agreed emptying schedule
  • Remove any reported fly-tipped waste as directed by the line manager, taking due consideration to any possible dangers (for example asbestos or sharps)
  • Dispose of waste or recyclables generated in the correctly licensed site, complying with safe working practices
  • Work with other street cleaning crews and vehicle in a team to clear areas where necessary
  • Maintain and replace waste containers as directed by the Supervisors including basic fixing of wheeled bins, replacing boxes, bins, lids and bags
  • Participate in seasonal work and specific project works such as leaf clearance and car park cleaning
  • Assist with waste collection & street cleansing activities on a seasonal basis and also with special events & projects, eg. festivals, etc.
  • Assist the driver in safe manoeuvring of the vehicle wherever necessary
  • Assist with the external and internal cleaning of vehicles
  • Comply with the rules of the road – especially the highway code
  • Carry out snow clearance duties as directed by Supervisor when required.



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

Experience, Knowledge & Skills

  • ROSPA & NRASWA certificate
  • Working at Height Qualification
  • Rider on Sweepers and Minor operations qualification
  • Previous waste and fleet knowledge
  • In depth awareness of cleansing/waste management issues.
  • Strong numeracy, literacy and IT skills
  • Ability to pass on detailed information to others in a manner that is understood
  • Customer orientated and able to communicate effectively with a wide range of customers and provide an effective service.

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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. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
  5. Clean Driving Licence
  6. 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 Street Cleansing Operative- Manual Labour
Client Category: Private Sector

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Temporary Street Cleansing Operative- Manual Labour
Client Category: Private Sector

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