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Operative 1 - Street Cleansing

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: 1234/24/282718
  • Published: Fri 31/05/2024, 16:00 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 12/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 + (3 hours contractual overtime per week) hours per week
  • Salary: Grade D (5-6) £23,500 - £23,893 (£12.51 p/h) (pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tulketh Street, Hawthorne / Formby Depots, Merseyside

Can be required to work at any of the Council Depots as required by the service;

  • Hawthorne Road, Bootle
  • Formby Depot, Formby Bypass
  • Tulketh Street, Southport

JOB PURPOSE

Undertake cleansing activities as required such as litter, detritus, weed and fly tipping removal.

Will be required to work in any area of the Borough, maintaining optimum cleanliness, operating equipment as necessary – training will be provided. 

MAIN DUTIES

  • Collect, and dispose of any refuse / spoils / waste etc. as per the defined standards and practices. This could involve the use of any refuse receptacle i.e. sacks, wheelie bins, commercial waste bins or the disposal of bulky items, clinical waste or hazardous substances.
  • Brush and clean defined areas using appropriate chemical cleaners as per training and remove spillages.
  • Operate compression mechanisms, tools and equipment as appropriate.
  • Load and unload vehicles manually or using mechanical aids as appropriate.
  • Assist driver with daily route planning and the safe manoeuvring of vehicle at all locations.
  • Manual Handling techniques and Banksman reversing experience are desirable.
  • Using mobile technology, maintain communication in accordance with the Council’s procedures and Statutory Regulations.
  • Assist the driver with regular vehicle and ancillary equipment checks and assist with any routine cleansing and basic maintenance of vehicle and equipment to ensure optimum efficiency of operation.
  • Knowledge of the Sefton borough would be advantageous.

 

Must have the ability to work in locations such as rear entries, removing fly tipping, animal faeces/carcass etc. and undertake all recording methods as directed by management either via paper documentation or electronic, as required.

Applicants must have the ability to demonstrate reliability, excellent punctuality and good attendance.  A commitment to work overtime to meet the needs of the service is required.

Proposed Interview Date(s):  3rd & 4th July 2024

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  • Guidance Notes Completing an Application Form
  • Job Description and Person Specification
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: 1234/24/282718
  • Published: Fri 31/05/2024, 16:00 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 12/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 + (3 hours contractual overtime per week) hours per week
  • Salary: Grade D (5-6) £23,500 - £23,893 (£12.51 p/h) (pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tulketh Street, Hawthorne / Formby Depots, Merseyside

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