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Street Cleansing Operative

Posted on 12 June 2019

  • DirectorateBHCC: Economy Environment & Culture
  • LocationHollingdean Depot
  • Salary£17,364.00 - £18,426.00 plus allowances
  • ContractFixed Term
  • Closing DateApply by 12 July 2019

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/3924/2344
Positions available 7
Working hours 37
Closing date 12 July 2019
Job category Environmental & Conservation
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council

Job introduction

Brighton and Hove city council is recruiting 7 seasonal street-cleaning staff to clean the city centre and residential areas of Brighton on East and West until the end of September.

The main purpose of the role is to carry out cleansing operations as directed by the manager and chargehands.

To undertake, either individually or as part of a team the provision of a high standard of cleanliness and maintenance in a variety of roles to ensure the council's obligations under the Environmental Protection Act are met.

About the role

You will be working as part of a shift-working team, helping to keep our city centre and residential areas looking good for visitors and residents.

There are four shift patterns:

Central AM- 5:00 - 13:00

Central PM- 13:39 - 22:00

West AM- 6:30 - 14:30

East AM- 6:45 -14:45 

Are you enthusiastic, energetic, and able to lift and carry loads of up to 20kg? Happy to work outside in all weathers and be on your feet all day? Keen to give good customer service? Self-motivated and able to work on your own as well as enjoying being part of a team? Adaptable and willing to litter pick, empty bins and push a barrow? If you answered 'yes' to the above, the council would like to hear from you. 

Training, equipment and uniform will be provided. Special qualifications are not required for this position. we're looking for hard-working, reliable people with a passion for ensuring the city centre and residential areas of Brighton and Hove is a clean and safe place for everyone to enjoy.

For an informal chat, please phone Eduardo Costa on 01273 294776 or

Additional information

TO APPLY - Please click on the Apply for Job button, provide a copy of your latest CV and a written statement explaining how you meet the person specification. Guidance on how to do this is attached to the advert below.

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce. 

As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.


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