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Seasonal Clean & Green Operative Scale 3

Location:  Robert Hodge Centre, Skelmersdale, WN8 8EE
Salary:  £18,795 to £19,171 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Published:  Monday 01 July 2019
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 16 July 2019
Reference:  HR-0049-19

This post is seasonal and is available on a fixed term contract ending 31.10.19

  • Would you like to contribute to improving the environment and make a difference to the local area?

  • Do you have experience of working as part of a manual operational service?

  • Are you able to use your own initiative, work with minimal supervision, in addition to being a team player?

If the answers to these questions is ‘Yes’, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

We are currently seeking to appoint one Clean and Green Operative (Scale 3) FIXED TERM to join our Clean and Green service within Street Scene Services based at the Robert Hodge Centre in Skelmersdale. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team who are focused on making a difference to our local areas.

As a Clean and Green Operative you will work as part of a team to provide a high quality environmental maintenance service, including both planned and reactive work for all aspects of street cleansing and grounds maintenance functions. You will drive a range of Council owned vehicles including vans, tipper vans and link tips in addition to towing trailers commensurate with licence certification and appropriate training. You will also use a full range of handheld and 'walk behind' plant and machinery including pedestrian mowers, strimmers, hedge trimmers, again commensurate with certification and / or successful completion of appropriate training.

You will hold a full UK Driving licence (Licence B and B1), have experience of working as part of a manual operational service and the ability to undertake tasks as directed to a high standard and be committed to health and safety and adherence to policy & procedures. Ideally you will have experience of operating commercial handheld grounds maintenance and street cleansing equipment e.g.mowers, strimmers, hedge trimmers, blowers, however this is not essential. 

If you think you are up to the challenge, we would love to hear from you!

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