Post: Street Scene Operative Level 2 (Fixed Term of 6 months) - to commence 8 April 2024 ( 2 positions available)
Salary: £23,114 (Grade D) pa
Hours: 37 hours
This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of an efficient and busy direct works team based at the Council Depot, Bilbrook.
The team carries out grounds maintenance and street cleansing services throughout the Council’s district. Essentially, these involve general environmental maintenance and horticultural operations, the collection and transportation of litter and fly-tipped waste etc, installing signs and litterbins, watercourse clearance and other associated municipal work.
Postholders will be required to carry out work associated with the above services, either individually or as part of a team. The hours of work will be between 0630hrs and 1500hrs. It is also a requirement of the job to work occasional overtime including weekends and public holidays on a rota basis.
The possession of a current valid driving licence is essential. A knowledge and experience of basic vehicle maintenance procedures is desirable. Previous experience of manual working and the ability to undertake manual handling is an essential part of the post. Previous working within a waste/street cleansing/grounds maintenance operation is desirable. Knowledge of the South Staffordshire geographical area is also desirable, and you must be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate written and verbal instructions, have a good understanding of health and safety in the workplace and demonstrate the the ability to deal with members of the public in a polite and courteous manner.
Benefits to You:
- Free Staff Car Parking Located close to Codsall and Bilbrook Train Stations and M54/M6
- Subsidised Staff Leisure Centre Membership
- Minimum 25 Days Annual Leave rising to 29 after 5 years continuous service
- 10 Bank Holidays
- Career Average Pension Scheme
Post Ref: SS008
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 16th February
Interview Date: Tuesday 27th February
First Pay Date – Please note if a successful candidate/s starts with the Council between the 1st to the 5th of a calendar month the first salary payment will be paid on the 20th of that calendar month. If a successful candidate starts from the 6th to 31st in a calendar month they will be paid on the 20th of the following calendar month.
The Council operates a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria required for the post.