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Mechanical Brush Driver/ Non HGV- Weekend Shifts

  • Employer: St Helens Borough Council
  • Reference: PEPLW03
  • Published: Tue 12/03/2024, 15:19 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Weekends
  • Hours: 17 hours per week, Weekend shifts
  • Salary: From: £10,619.94 To: £10,619.94 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: St Helens Metropolitan Council, Merseyside

We Are St Helens Borough Council.

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support.

We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey.

Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as A Mechanical Sweeper in the Operations Department

St. Helens Borough Council is looking to recruit several enthusiastic, motivated operatives to work on our Mobile Teams to provide all aspects of the street cleansing service.

This is a great opportunity to join an existing team of highly trained staff responsible for the maintenance of Parks, Playing Fields, Open spaces, Cemeteries and Schools, highways throughout the borough. It is essential for these areas to be maintained to a safe and high standard throughout the seasons.

St Helens Council will offer you an attractive salary with 185 hours annual leave (rising to 207.2 hours after 5 years' service) plus Bank Holidays per year.

A comprehensive range of employment benefits, including access to the local government pension scheme and sick pay scheme and on-site parking.

Duties will include maintenance Streets, Parks, Open Spaces and Cemeteries

To drive any vehicle, excluding HGVs, to perform all activities that fall within the street cleansing service of St Helens Council.

To undertake driver’s daily checks, cleaning, and maintenance of vehicles.

To sign in/out vehicle keys, and to ensure that any spare vehicle used is tipped and fuelled each day.

To carry out the removal of fly tipping, emptying of dog and litter bins, street sweeping and other duties as required.

To perform all tasks to the required level of productivity and quality.

To update current information to ensure work sheets are completed as necessary.

Taking on-site decisions in non-routine circumstances.

To pass on general communications to colleagues and being the point of contact for the office.

To communicate by mobile phone/radio or in written form at the request of management.

Dealing with public enquiries relating to street cleansing.

Carry out work to written specifications, and subsequent completion of relevant documentation to agreed timescales, including timesheets & record of inspections.

Applicants must have at least 1 year experience of working for local authority

A full driving license is essential - minimum of category C1+E.

Interested to Find Out More?

You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.

You are also welcome to contact us for a chat before applying, please contact:

Please contact:
paulmoreland@sthelens.gov.uk
darrenhaigh@sthelens.gov.uk
waynebloor@sthelens.gov.uk
garystevens@sthhelens.gov.uk

Thank you for your interest in working for us. If you are experiencing issues with applying online, you can contact a member of the team at Recruitment@sthelens.gov.uk and a form will be sent to you to complete.

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

Equality & Diversity

St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Borough Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality

St Helens Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that the Council guarantees an interview to disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria for the job, as detailed on the Person Specification, and will, for qualifying disabled candidates, make reasonable adjustments within the interview/selection process.
NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.

All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.

Apply Now

  • Employer: St Helens Borough Council
  • Reference: PEPLW03
  • Published: Tue 12/03/2024, 15:19 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Weekends
  • Hours: 17 hours per week, Weekend shifts
  • Salary: From: £10,619.94 To: £10,619.94 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: St Helens Metropolitan Council, Merseyside

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