Market / Environmental Maintenance Operative – Tameside

Full Time
  • Post Date: July 4, 2019
  • Apply Before: July 4, 3019
  • Offered Salary To Be Agreed
  • Hourly Rate Salary
  • Experience Desirable
Job Description

Call us today on 0161 633 3373
or email
for a guaranteed interview.

Market / Environmental Maintenance Operative

Hours: 6am – 11:30am and 2:00pm – 7:00pm (split shift), rota basis covering 7 days a week, which will be provided in advance.

Area: Tameside

Salary: TBC

Job Description:

To work as part of a multi-skilled District Assembly team responsible for carrying out a range of tasks and operations that maintain and improve the quality of the local environment. To show initiative and commitment to ensure that services are provided effectively and in a joined up way.

Main Duties:

  • To carry out a range of environmental improvement and maintenance tasks, e.g.
  • Fly tipping removal
  • Litter picking
  • Empty litter bins
  • Opening and closing bollard
  • Moving trollies full of cardboard and putting them in baling machines.
  • General cleaning
  • Erecting and dismantling gazebos
  • Hedge trimming including cutting back obstructive vegetation
  • Removal of dead animals / syringes
  • The cleansing of play areas and other similar facilities;
  • Cleansing of buildings, e.g. public toilets, sports changing rooms, park pavilions, depots and similar District Assembly run facilities
  • Strimming;
  • Street sweeping, etc.
  • To assist in staging various events
  • Using a range of light tools and machinery, e.g. hand mowers, strimmers, blowers, hedge cutters etc.

Desirable experience:

  • Experience of environmental maintenance tasks relevant to the work of the post.
  • Knowledge and use of tools and equipment relevant to the work of the post.
  • Work in an area based team showing initiative and understanding of the impact of the work carried out.
  • Working alone and with minimal supervision

Please submit a copy of your CV to or call the office on 0161 633 3373.