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Street Scene Operative Level 2

South Staffordshire Council
Closing date
16 Feb 2024

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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. 


South Staffordshire Council

South Staffordshire Council is an ambitious and progressive council seeking to recruit candidates who can help us realise our ambitions and contribute to the delivery of our Council priorities: a skilled and prosperous district; a safe and sustainable district and a connected district. The council is also pioneering in its approach to become financially self-sustainable by 2020 through the delivery of its Income and Efficiency Plan.

At South Staffordshire Council, it’s less about what we do; but the impact it will have on our 110,700 residents and 5,516 businesses. Our key ambitions include growing South Staffordshire's economy and helping create more jobs and opportunities for local people.

How to apply

All the information you need is available on our website.

Our shortlisting process compares your skills, education and experience against those outlined in the Person Specification attached to each job. To have the best chance of getting past the shortlisting stage, you need to explain how you meet the criteria in person specification in your application.

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.


We offer a wide range of benefits including; competitive salaries that progress within different grades for the variety of jobs on offer; a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 24 days and increasing with service; 8 bank holidays and 2 additional statutory days; an option to buy up to 10 days additional leave; a Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS); a Salary Sacrifice scheme for childcare vouchers and a wide range of flexible working options to fit in around your commitments.

Company info
01902 696704
Council Offices
Wolverhampton Road
South Staffordshire

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