City Centre Operative

City of York Council
York, North Yorkshire
Closing date
31 Aug 2022

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Environment, Streetscene
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Job Details

Our client is looking for a City Centre Operative to join their operations team based in York for an initial 4 months, working within York City Centre, with the opportunity of the role going permanent.

This is a full time role, 37 hours a week, working Wednesday to Sunday, there are weekend enhancements.   The rate of pay is £10.77 per hour.

The purpose of this role is to carry out street cleansing within the city centre, you will be working outdoors in all weathers all of the time and there will be daily contact with dirt, dust and traffic noise.   PPE clothing will be provided.

The role involves;

  • Driving mechanical sweepers/washers
  • Working with a range of pedestrian controlled mechanical equipment
  • Lifting/moving ‘heavy’ items
  • De-litter allocated areas (pavements, roadways and street furniture) using both mechanical and manual methods

You must;

  • Have either a provisional or current full UK driving licence
  • Be immediately available
  • Be physically fit, willing to work outdoors and comfortable dealing with members of the public.

For more information, please call the WorkwithYork team on 01904 566066 

Regrettably we are unable to respond to every application we receive.

To apply for this vacancy, you must be able to work in the United Kingdom.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

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