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Streetscene Operative (x2)

Ref: BDC/18/0760
Salary Details: £18,974 to £20,243 per annum
Job Term: Full Time
Appointment Type: Permanent
Hours: Annualised Hours (42 hours in Summer, Mon-Fri and 30 hours in Winter, Mon-Thurs)
Location: Riverside Depot, Doe Lea
Department: Bolsover District Council
Division: Operations - Streetscene

The above vacancies are now available within Streetscene based at Riverside Depot, Doe Lea.  The successful candidates will provide a comprehensive street scene service for all areas within the district managed by the Council, including gardens, parks grounds, churchyards, highways, estates derelict sites and amenity areas. We would welcome applications from candidates with arboricultural experience. To be short-listed for interview candidates must be able to demonstrate the following:- 

•     Knowledge of Street Scene operations which includes, cutting  
       grassed areas, sports grounds, planted areas, gardens,
       churchyards, derelict sites, amenity trees and hedges.
•      An understanding of Health and Safety (Regulations and Codes   
       of Practice for Working Environment
•      Applicants must demonstrate evidence of the following 
       competencies in order to undertake daily duties:
•      Basic standard of education;Good verbal communication skills to 
       be able to respond to the public and customers in a professional
       and responsible manner
•      Full driving License (Category B)

•     Applicants must demonstrate evidence of the following 

•      Working in a grounds maintenance, street cleansing activity
•      Proven practical experience of driving light commercial vehicles 
       and the use of ride-on mowers, hedge cutters, strimmers, 
       spraying equipment, mechanical sweepers, drain rods and power
       wash, a rear and side mounted flail tractor and gang mowing
       tractor to a high standard.
•     Cleansing soft and hard landscaping, highways, streets,
       pavements and precincts.
•      Ability to use small hand or power tools;
•     Ability to deal with conflicting demands;
•     To undertake tasks with considerable physical demand, with
       periodic requirements for very high physical effort, including but
       not limited to manual digging, use of a chain saw or strimmer,
       laying paving slabs, and frequently lifting of items weighting
       between 25 – 50 kg.
•      The ability to work on own initiative to competing deadlines
       Flexible approach to working duties (i.e. times/ locations of work)
•      A willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions
•      The ability to demonstrate strong customer focus and a
        commitment to service improvements
•      A willingness to work within a team environment 

Our preferred method of application is online.  Alternatively you can request an application pack by e-mailing  CV's will not be accepted.  If you do not have access to the internet contact us by telephone on 01246 242424.  

For an informal chat regarding this vacancy please contact Steve Jowett Telephone number 01246 593045 

Bolsover District Council is striving for diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

Closing date: 20 June 2018

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