Street Cleansing Operative

Duration: Permanent Position
Hours: 37
Location: West Park, Macclesfield
Grade: Grade 4 (£17,391 - £18,672)

We are currently looking to recruit a Street Cleansing Operative to work closely with Macclesfield Town Council. The role will involve completing a range of maintenance and cleansing activities across Macclesfield including litter picking, the emptying of litter and dog bins, removal of fly tipped waste and some maintenance of public realm furniture and structures as well as driving a 3.5 tonne transit tipper to ensure the Town is a clean, safe and an attractive place to live.

In order to apply for the role applicants should have a good knowledge of the Town and experience of suitable practical maintenance, cleansing methods and grounds maintenance operations.

You will be required to work outdoors in all weather conditions and exert physical effort for the majority of the working day in order to fulfil the requirements of the role.

You will be able to interact and communicate effectively with members of the public in order to portray a professional image of our Company and the Town Council and deliver a quality service.

Literacy and numeracy skills are essential along with the ability to use technology particularly a smart phone in order to take photographs, record tasks and post on social media when requested.

Applicants ideally will hold a current CPC and must hold a driving licence.

You will be required to work in line with the Employee Code of Conduct and work as part of a team. The need to work in a safe manner is paramount and therefore an understanding of relevant safe working practices is required.

For an application form, email

The closing date for applications is close of business on Monday 28 January 2019. 

Interviews are planned to take place on Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 February 2019.

We are committed to equal opportunities and disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for this position will be offered an interview. We therefore encourage all applicants to discuss their needs with the recruiting manager so that reasonable adjustments can be made to the recruitment process.

The Company is unable to notify every applicant of the result of their application. If you have therefore not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date, then you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

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