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Street Cleaning Operative

East Staffordshire Borough Council
Burton upon Trent
£22737 to £23893
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Job Details

About Us

East Staffordshire Borough Council takes its role as Principle Litter Authority seriously and the Street Cleaning team is proud of their achievements in keeping the highways, footpaths and open spaces of the Borough clean and tidy.

The team uses a variety of techniques to tackle the problems associated with litter, detritus, dog fouling, graffiti and weed killing, including both mechanical and manual sweeping.

The Role

We are now looking to recruit an enthusiastic Street Cleaning Operative to join our current team. The role involves the manual cleaning of highways and public open spaces, including the removal of fly tipping and the collection of waste from litter bins.

The use of a held-held device to check workflow demands and to record cleanliness levels is also required.

Key Requirements

The successful candidate must share our desire to make a difference to the environment and be proactive in their approach to keeping the Borough clean.

You will be required to work outdoors in all weathers and have to walk long distances.

Skills and Experience

Previous experience of working in the waste sector would be advantageous, including manual handling activities.

Additional Information

On occasion, there is a requirement to work overtime on Public and Bank Holidays and some weekends to ensure the provision of an efficient and effective public service.

This is your opportunity to join an essential front-facing service with a good reputation and a strong desire to perform at the highest level.





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East Staffordshire Borough Council aims to recruit and retain the most talented people to enable us to deliver high quality services for our residents.  A career with East Staffordshire Borough Council offers rewarding and challenging opportunities in a wide range of roles, and the chance to make a difference to the lives of local people.  As an employee of East Staffordshire Borough Council you will have access to a range of benefits including flexible working, opportunities to learn and develop new skills and leisure activity discounts.  Further information regarding the numerous benefits and rewards associated with working for us can be found on this page Benefits and Rewards

About East Staffordshire

East Staffordshire is a great mix of town and country.  The capital of the National Forest, the St George’s Park FA Centre and a rich brewing heritage can all be found in the borough, as can beautiful countryside and interesting villages.  The Council offices and Town Hall are based in Burton upon Trent.

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Equality & Diversity

The Council is actively building diverse teams and welcomes applications from everyone, including people of different age, sex, gender, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation. 

We are a Disability Confident Employer, and further details of our commitment to Equality and Diversity can be found on this page Equality and Diversity

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Learning and Development

We are committed to developing the skills and knowledge of our workforce to meet the current and future needs of the organisation. Further details of learning and development opportunities can be found on this page Learning and Development

How To Apply

Details of how to complete an application, can be found on this page How to apply

Company info
01283 508708
East Staffordshire Borough Council
Town Hall
King Edward Place
Burton upon Trent
DE14 2EB

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