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Area Operative

Area Operative

  • Location

    Thurrock, Essex

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  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £10 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ross Henderson

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


To be responsible for carrying out a range of street service activities ensuring that a high standard of street cleansing and grounds maintenance is achieved.

To carry out Street Services activities as required. This includes:

  • Street Sweeping (manual or with pedestrian controlled sweeper)
  • Mechanical street sweeping
  • Litter picking
  • Leaf clearance, weed and detritus removal
  • Removal of graffiti and fly posting
  • Clearance of fly tipping
  • Emptying of litter and dog waste bins
  • Removal of dead animals
  • Safe collection and disposal of hazardous waste such as needles or other sharp items
  • Grass cutting (using pedestrian or ride-on mowers)
  • Strimming
  • Hedge trimming and winter maintenance pruning
  • Path edging
  • Weed spaying (if certified)
  • Supporting arboriculture work as required
  • Checking the safety of play equipment and reporting defects as necessary

Under take duties using hand tools including, but not limited to:

  • Blowers
  • Strimmers
  • Hedge cutters
  • Pole saws
  • Chainsaws
  • Mowers (pedestrian or ride on)
  • Rotavators
  • Wood chippers