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Streetscene Operative – South Ceredigion

Closing date: 30/04/2020

Reference: REQ102118

37 hours / Fixed-Term

18,065 *

Glanyrafon Depot, Various Locations within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

A vacancy exists within the Street Cleaning section in Northern & Southern  Areas of Ceredigion.

Key Tasks:

To provide a high quality service to the public at all times on cleaning and other services:

  • cleaning duties , litter picking , street sweeping  , emptying of litter bins;
  • operating of Mechanical sweeping equipment as required;
  • ensuring Health & Safety guidelines are complied with 
The successful applicants may hold a current Driving Licence including C1 +E Category. Duties will include all cleaning of litter detritus and fly tipped wastes with the aid of both mechanical sweeping equipment and manual tools.

The successful applicants will also be required to carry out the operation of emptying litter bins and Street Cleaning within the urban areas.

This is a physically strenuous role and you must be prepared to work in all weather.

The post holder will be based at Glanyrafon Depot in Aberystwyth and will be deployed on any aspect of street cleaning activities within the county.

The successful applicants will be required to work on weekends and evenings also some early starts on occasions.

This is a seasonal post – temporary contract commencing April to end of September.

Job Description and Person Specification

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date. 

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Highways and Environmental

We deliver efficient, sustainable and bilingual services to the people of Ceredigion, promoting well-being in our communities, pride in a healthy well-kept environment, and confidence in our local economy.  Our key responsibilities include: 

  • Transport Services: Corporate transport; Fleet management; Parking Services; Harbours.
  • Highways Maintenance: Cyclic and Routine Maintenance; Emergency response; Highways inspection; Winter service.
  • Highways Development: Planning liaison; Road safety; Regional transport; Street lighting; Streetworks; Traffic management; CWIC/NMWTRA; Design supervision; Flood and coastal risk management; Highways improvement.
  • Local Environment Services: Waste Collections; Household waste sites; Grounds maintenance; Street cleaning.
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