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Street Cleansing/Grounds Maintenance Operative - Band B

Rotherham, Yorkshire
£9.55 to £9.79 Per Hour
Job Type
20 Jul 2022

What's involved with this role:Temporary Street Cleansing / Grounds MaintenanceJob Ref: Rotherham RQ629443 Carry out environmental cleansing, horticultural and grounds maintenance work for example emptying bins and dog bins, removal of litter by hand or specialist cleansing equipment, removal of weed growth, handling and disposing of waste materials and drug litter, chemical control and upkeep of verges and green spaces.

Key duties:

  • Operate, secure and check powered tools, plant and equipment, recognising and reporting defects and maintenance issues.
  • Ensure the security of vehicles, buildings and resources within own control, including carrying out vehicle checks.
  • Report accident or damage to property, street defects, and assist on enviro-crime enforcement operations.
  • Complete daily and weekly record sheets and forms.
  • Work at all times in accordance with safe systems of work, Health and safety guidelines, policies and procedures.

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

  • Experience of street cleansing work (litter picking, emptying of street litter and dog bins / weed grubbing, use of two stroke powered hand tools).
  • Basic awareness of cleansing/waste management issues.
  • Practical knowledge of horticultural works such as grass cutting, strimming, hedge cutting, and bed maintenance.
  • Knowledge of health and safety requirements in this service area.
  • Ability to keep basic records and documentation.
  • Customer orientated and able to communicate effectively with a wide range of customers and provide an effective service.

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application.Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.Other "Essential Requirements" - Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  • 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:

  • Any local authority/public sector experience
  • Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.

Job Ref: Rotherham RQ629443Anticipated Length of Assignment: Unless otherwise stated (we do carry the occasional permanent vacancy) all of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent. Please do try to resist contacting us with requests for progress updates. We really do read every CV sent to us. All applications will be acknowledged by a human, not a robot, provided the job remains live and provided your CV meets the "Essential Requirements" listed. Please note that we do our level best to take down ads as soon as roles have been filled. We are not in the business of harvesting CVs. Important: We will interpret your application as being permission to submit your CV to this role (with the right to represent you) unless you advise us to the contrary.

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  • Job Reference: 662541219-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Novax Recruitment
    Novax Recruitment
  • Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £9.55 to £9.79 Per Hour
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent