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Street Care Operative

Chelmsford City Council
Chelmsford, Essex
Grade 3 - Starting at £18,657 per annum, rising to £19,905
Closing date
30 Dec 2021

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Environment, Streetscene
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

The Council’s Street Care service is responsible for the cleanliness of the whole borough and undertake a range of street cleaning and street care activities to ensure that public spaces across the Borough are maintained to a high environmental quality and so that the Council operates in accordance with code of practice on litter and refuse, thereby helping to provide an attractive and diverse environment, where people feel safe and secure

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to play a key role in helping us achieve improved national standards of cleanliness. Working primarily as part of the urban street cleansing team, they will be sweeping, cleansing and removing litter / fly-tips / graffiti from the highway and public areas.

Based at our Freighter House depot in Springfield, the post holder would normally be expected to work the following hours:

Monday to Thursday 08:00am – 16:00pm,  

Friday 08:00am to 15:30pm

It should be noted however that some flexibility will be required, including earlier or later starts on occasions.

The successful candidate will be expected to work 37 hours per week and possess a current full UK driving licence.

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with Disclosure and Barring Service process.

To view further details for this role including a job description, please click the link on the attachments section.


Working at Chelmsford City Council

Chelmsford City Council’s core objectives are to provide high quality public spaces and increase the quality of life of the citizens. Chelmsford is also committed to promote a more sustainable and healthier environment.

As employer, Chelmsford has a strong focus on career growth and skills development, offering a variety of training opportunities for staff. 

Why work for Chelmsford?

  • Competitive salary.
  • Great railway connections.
  • Interest free loans for bus or train season tickets.
  • Training and development.
  • Employees will have cash plan scheme to cover healthcare costs, such as dental or optical costs.
  • Generous annual leave allowance.
  • Work/life balance.
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01245 606606
Civic Centre
Duke Street
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