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Cambridge City Council - General Operative

Job Title: Cambridge City Council - General Operative
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £11.96 - 11.96 per hour
REF: NYKLH16162021
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Cambridge City Council - General Operative (Facilities and Environmental Services)

Location: Guildhall, Cambridge, CB2 3QJ

Contract: Initial contract to 3rd September 2021

Hours: Monday to Friday – 9:00am to 5:00pm

Payrate: £11.96 an Hour

Role Responsibilities

Familiar with working in a busy city environment.

Ability to interpret written task tickets.

Ability to complete task tickets documentation.

Experience of working within a street related field.

Experience of pedestrian sweeping machinery.

Experience of grass cutting using a full range of hand operated machinery.

Experience of maintenance of different planted areas including hedges, shrub and rose beds and seasonal plantings.

Ability to demonstrate an understanding of different hedge styles and maintenance needs.

An understanding of health and safety within the street environment.

Ability to implement telephone messages adding these to personal task tickets to ensure a complete record of work undertaken.

Ability to undertake daily maintenance of vehicle/ plant/ equipment including pre-start checks.

Ability to undertake all duties of street cleaning, some of which could be unpleasant.

Ability to manoeuvre heavy objects and undertake routine street operations that require long distance manual sweeping and litter clearance, including manual tasks to remove bulky waste/ detritus.

Ability to drive.

Have a basic level of literacy and numeracy.

Ability to work in accordance with a set pattern and be able to start work at 0600 or earlier when requested.

Have a clean and professional appearance.

Ability to work to daily deadlines and targets whilst maintaining a balanced and safe work output.

Ability to work and communicate with others, generally prepared to help to solve problems and find solutions.

Ability to work unsupervised or as a lone worker for significant periods in the working day.

Ability to work safely and maintain a tidy workplace.

Self-motivated with good attention to detail

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on 0208 514 9137 or Email