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Environmental Maintenance Operative

Tamworth Borough Council
Tamworth, Staffordshire
£24,294 - £26,421 per annum
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

Street Scene

 Environmental Maintenance Operative

£24,294 - £26,421 per annum

Site based

37 hours per week


Set in the beautiful county of Staffordshire, Tamworth is a vibrant town with rich heritage.  Located in the centre of Britain, with a growing population of over 77,000 people, Tamworth is a borough with much to be proud of.  Our transport links, unique shopping experience, developing town centre, green spaces, leisure offer, including our cultural and wide-ranging outdoor events programme, as well as our heritage buildings, all help make it a great place to live, work, study, and visit.

In addition to all that Tamworth already has to offer, exciting times are ahead as we embark on a period of significant transformation.  Multi-million-pound projects, such as the Future High Street Fund development will help to bring about lasting change and improvements in the future.  This will assist with our mission to restore Tamworth town centre as the beating heart of the community, a place that people want to visit, rather than a place they have to visit.  
Working for Tamworth Borough Council is more than just a job, it’s about making life better for the people who live and work in the Borough. We recognise that everybody who works at Tamworth Borough Council is key to successfully delivering its aims and objectives.  We can’t do this without skilled and ambitious workforce working in a positive environment empowered to do their best.

Street Scene delivers high standards of grounds maintenance and street cleansing across the Borough. With modern, efficient working practices, we have a multi-skilled workforce that delivers an integrated service. We are looking for committed individuals to contribute to the service and further improve the local environmental quality within Tamworth.

As part of Street Scene, you will be required to provide the full range of cleansing duties in accordance with agreed standards of service delivery and customer care. This will include the use and operation of various vehicles (for which a full driving licence is essential), plant and equipment; full training will be provided. Typical operations include, litter picking bin emptying, fly tipping removal, jet washing and graffiti removal.

We are seeking individuals experienced in street cleansing and grounds maintenance to work alongside an established team.

Applicants must hold a driving licence and have the ability to work 5 days out of 7 per week, including bank holidays and weekends as required, as part of a rota system.

We have an extensive benefits package including flexible working, a non-contributory health scheme, Local Government pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, and payment of professional fees (where applicable), for further details please refer to the application information document on our website. 

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, right to work in the UK check, and medical clearance.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Mark Greaves, Operations Manager, on 01827 709356 or 0779 103 1042.  

For further information and to apply please visit Tamworth BC Jobs. 

Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted.  Agencies need not apply. 

Previous Applicants need not apply.

If you have any queries about the recruitment process, please contact 

Closing date: 28th April 2024 
Interviews: To be confirmed

Tamworth Borough Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

We operate two guaranteed interview schemes which support individuals who meet all the essential criteria to be guaranteed an interview for a vacancy. The Disability Committed Employer scheme supports applicants with a disability and the Veterans Guaranteed interview scheme supports those defined as veterans, military spouses/partners and cadet instructors.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks are required for relevant posts. 

We are committed to ensuring that people are not disadvantaged in accessing our services.  We will make reasonable adjustments for those people that need further assistance, depending on the individual’s needs, further guidance can be found in our Reasonable Adjustments guidance Equality and diversity | Tamworth Borough Council.

Public facing roles are covered by the Fluency Duty as outlined in section 78 of the Immigration Act 2016, to serve the public it is vital that those working in public facing roles can communicate in English with members of the public receiving local authority services.  


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