37 Hours Per Week Core Hours 7am – 3pm with flexibility to meet operational needs
A number of vacancies have arisen within our Streetscene Service. The successful postholders will work as part of a team carrying out both grounds maintenance and street cleansing duties within a clearly defined geographical area of the Borough.
The postholders will undertake the maintenance of grassed areas shrubs and hedges using ride-on and pedestrian mowers, strimmers and other ancillary equipment including the application of pesticides and removal of weeds, The role will also involve the collection and clearance of litter and other waste either by hand or compact and or mechanical sweepers ,graffiti removal, opening cleaning and locking of public toilets, emptying litterbins including dog waste bins and the clearance of grass arisings from roads and footpaths using mechanical blowers or sweeping.
You will need:
- A good level of education
- Have 1 years’ experience in Horticulture or Street Cleansing Operations.
- You will also need the ability to work well on your own initiative and as part of a team, and as you will have daily contact with the public, good communication skills are essential.
You must possess a full driving licence and be able to drive, read road maps and written instructions, and be able to record basic information. You must be physically fit and be able to work on/and near to roads in all weather conditions. Training will be provided were necessary.
At Eastleigh, we are committed to supporting and developing all our staff and creating a culture that is inclusive, innovative and enjoyable. We offer excellent opportunities for continuous professional development and support our staff in maintaining a good work life balance through our innovative flexi time system. We are an accredited member of the Living Wage Foundation, supporting our staff with a salary based on the cost of living. We also have excellent package of benefits including:
22-27 days annual leave dependant on service
Flexible working arrangements (subject to operational requirements)
Defined Benefit Pension Scheme
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Confidential Employee Advice and Support Programme
Car and Season Ticket loans
Excellent working environment
Support for continuous professional development
Good work life balance
To apply please send your application form and CV to email@example.com
Closing date: Ongoing
Interview date: To be confirmed