Street Cleaning Operative

Full Time
  • Post Date: August 24, 2021
  • Apply Before: December 1, 2021
  • Offered Salary Hourly Rate
  • Hourly Rate £8-£10 per hour
  • Experience Desirable
Job Description

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Street Cleaning Operative

We are seeking Street Cleaning Operatives to join our client on Oldham.

Location: Working from any of the depots in Oldham to work across Oldham borough at set locations.
Rates: £9.08 per hour / increasing after 12 weeks
Shifts: 4 on 4 off shift pattern, weekend working is required.
7:00am to 6:00pm, Monday – Saturday
6:00am to 5:00pm on Sundays only.
Immediate Start

Key Tasks:

  • General maintenance of the areas mentioned in the job purpose e.g. clearing leaves and litter, removal of fly tipped material and use of Dandy cart.
  • To empty Bins.
  • Cleaning e.g. public buildings such as changing rooms and toilets.
  • In addition to the usual range of tools and equipment the use of powered hand tools and light plant when trained e.g. Dandy Cart.
  • Carry out daily checks and defects following reporting procedures.
  • Clearing litter, animal faeces and dumped waste.
  • Clearance of snow and ice from public areas and gritting as necessary.
  • Use of chemical control and non-chemical control of weeds where appropriate and under direction.
  • Carry out back lining and fly tip removal as directed.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience of undertaking manual work as part of a team or working on your own; self-motivated individual.
  • Ability to lift waste, loose materials, and construction items onto collection vehicles by hand in line with Health & Safety regulations.
  • Ability to complete tasks thoroughly and to the required standard, in a specified time.
  • Ability to communicate courteously and effectively with members of the public and team mates.
  • Ability to work to & within health and safety guidelines.
  • Ability to work unsocial hours inclusive of weekends and Bank Holidays.
  • Willingness and ability to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Commitment to personal development.
  • To be punctual and have regular attendance.
  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of the service including at different hours & locations across the Borough.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of Street cleansing operations.
  • Previous experience in environmental management is desirable.
  • Experience of lone working.
  • Local knowledge of Oldham area.
  • Full UK driving license – preferred but not essential

Please submit a copy of your CV to