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Assistant Street Cleansing Operative

Wakefield Council
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
£23,500 - £23,893, Grade 4, 37 hours, Permanent
Closing date
16 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full time

Job Details

An opportunity exists in the Council’s Street Scene Services for an Assistant Street Cleansing Operative working from our Depot at Castleford.           

What will be expected from me?

The post holder will be part of a Street Scene Team to deliver a high quality citizen focused Street Scene service within a neighbourhood in Wakefield districts, which delivers safer and stronger communities by improving environmental quality and increasing the sense of community pride in neighbourhoods.

What I might be doing?

  • You will be working within recognised safe systems and in accordance with all aspects of health and safety legislation.
  • You will be responsible for high standards of maintenance sweeping of paths.
  • To undertake street cleansing activities by use of a range of hand tools and small plant, in a flexible manner, providing a citizen focused service which delivers safer and stronger communities by improving environmental quality and increasing the sense of community pride in neighbourhoods.
  • You will be working as part of a Street Cleansing Team for a Geographical area of the district.

Essential requirements:

  • Hold or obtain NVQ Level 2 or equivalent within 2 years of appointment
  • A sound knowledge of operating plant, tools and equipment in a relevant environmental / amenity work.

What can I expect?

  • This is a full-Time post of 37 hours per week.
  • 26 days of Holidays plus 8 Bank Holidays.
  • Support and ongoing training.
  • Discounted and subsidised public transport (Arriva Bus Annual Travel Ticket, Northern Trains Limited (NTL), MetroCard)
  • The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Great range of benefits including discounted membership to our excellent leisure facilities with free 12 weeks exercise program with a dedicated personal trainer, discounts for a range of retail, entertainment, health and leisure providers, cycle to work scheme and many more.

Want to Know More?

If you would like to know more about the role, the recruitment process or working for Wakefield Council feel free to contact Darren Lacey or Darren Woodcock.

Tel: 01977 722094

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Company info
01924 306039
Wakefield One
PO Box 700
West Yorkshire

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