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Street Cleansing Operative

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/133734/20778
  • Published: Tue 01/02/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 10/07/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 38
  • Salary: £20,447 for a 38-hour week rising to £25,249 and £26,133 depending on shift pattern and enhancements (see advert for details)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hollingdean Depot Upper Hollingdean Road Brighton

Job introduction

Are you proud of our city and want to keep it looking its best?

Are you happy to work outside in all weathers?

Are you reliable and hardworking and have an interest in caring for the environment?

Do you enjoy interacting with members of the public?

Would you like the chance to work on the beach during the summer?

If so, we would like to meet you!

About the role

As a member of the crew, you will:

Sweep and collect litter and refuse with equipment specifically designed for the job.

Assist your teammates in the cleaning and manoeuvring of associated vehicles

be an ambassador for City Clean when interacting with the public out on the streets of  

Brighton

Sometimes be involved in weeding the streets around the city.

We will provide you with the right clothes to wear along with any necessary safety gear. We will also provide support so you can do the best job you can and when we are able, we will adjust the job to meet a specific need.

Salary and work pattern

Basic Salary £20447 for a 38-hour week which includes 1 hour contracted overtime.

This can rise to between £25252 and £26136 depending on shift pattern below.

There are 3 shift patterns

For weeding duties 6.00 – 14.00 Monday – Friday.  There are 6 posts available

For seasonal beach and street cleansing

AM 5.00 – 13.00 Rolling rota working six days on then 2 days off. There are 3 posts available.

PM 13:40 - 22:00 Rolling rota working six days on 2 days off. There are 8 posts available.

The roles are fixed term for four months.

Dedicated to diversity

At City Clean, we believe different ideas, perspective and backgrounds are key to developing a positive working environment that delivers real results. It’s why you’ll find us championing diversity and equality at every turn.

Shortlisting and interviews happen on a frequent basis, please submit applications as soon as possible. This advert may be withdrawn if the vacancies are filled and headcount complete.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

Company information

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

Apply Now

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/133734/20778
  • Published: Tue 01/02/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 10/07/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 38
  • Salary: £20,447 for a 38-hour week rising to £25,249 and £26,133 depending on shift pattern and enhancements (see advert for details)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hollingdean Depot Upper Hollingdean Road Brighton

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