Cleansing Operative x 6

Location Limavady, County Londonderry
Job Type Temporary
Salary £7.50 - £8.5 per annum
Published 3 months ago
Start Date asap
Contact Carol Noble
Job Ref CC069_1493939799

Job Description

Our Client, a Large Public Sector Organisation require Cleansing Operatives to start ASAP

Role: Cleansing Operative x 6

Pay rate: £7.50 p/h

Location: Limavady

Hours: 37 hrs per week

Key Responsibilities:

Essential Criteria:

  • General maintenance of public parks, playing fields, play areas, picnic sites, landscaped areas and similar open spaces including :
  • The planting, tending and weeding of flower beds
  • Grass cutting, chemical weed control under direction and flower beds and landscaped areas
  • observation of appropriate health and safety precautions, mulching of shrub beds
  • Basic setting out and marking of sports pitches
  • Hedge trimming and the pruning of roses etc
  • The regular inspection and maintenance of play areas and 2.
  • Undertake duties concerned with the sweeping, collection and removal of litter, dog faeces, dirt leaves and weeds, etc from public places as scheduled including: equipment and the keeping of a detailed record of such inspections in the format required
  • properly sweep all public spaces i.e. pavements, channels, car parks,streets, roads,
  • pedestrian and shopping precincts in conjunction with mechanical equipment or street orderly truck;
  • empty all litter bins on the route and report any defective ones found to the Charge-hand
  • litter picking along all roads within the Borough
  • cleaning picnic areas and removal of waste from litter receptacles
  • report damage to any receptacle or fitting in picnic area to the Charge-hand
  • disposal of all rubbish collected as instructed
  • respond to requests for the urgent removal of broken glass, dog faeces and litter from public places
  • remove refuse, etc. from unauthorised dumping locations
  • ensure that the equipment, brushes, shovels, street orderly trucks, etc issued are in good condition to enable cleansing operations undertaken to be carried out satisfactorily
  • Undertake duties connected with the collection and removal of household commercial and industrial waste from a variety of locations as scheduled including:
  • collect containers and load to vehicle in a considerate manner
  • report the reason for any non-collection of refuse to their Charge-hand
  • close gates, where applicable, and clean up spillages
  • act as a lookout for the driver when he has to reverse or make a difficult manoeuvre
  • report to their Charge-hand any damage caused to refuse containers or property during their refuse collection duties
  • ensure bins are properly returned to their collection point in a tidy manner
  • To undertake any other relevant duties which may be assigned including working in other sections of the Department and Council

Essential Criteria :

  • Previous work experience gained in general labouring duties.
  • Available to work Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays as required

Desirable Criteria :

  • Possession of a full driving licence

  • Two years' recent work experience gained in general labouring duties.

If you are interested in this position and meet ALL essential criteria please apply directly via the link.