General Operative – City and Neighbourhood Services

Ashton Recruitment requires a General Operative for our client based in Belfast.

Job Title: General Operative – City and Neighbourhood Services

Location: Throughout Belfast

Duration: Temporary

Rate of pay: £11.39 per hour

Hours: 37 hours per week

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Responsible to the relevant line manager for the undertaking of duties utilised in Waste Collection, Open Spaces and Street scene Services work to include areas such as streets, entries, parks, playing fields, landscaped areas, open spaces, and waste facilities either individually or as part of a team.
  • Ensure that all refuse and recyclable material is removed from household, industrial and commercial premises such as houses, shops, schools, business premises for appropriate disposal.
  • Remove and transport priority waste to the designated transfer or disposal site.
  • Ensure the segregation of waste to specified areas and locations for safe/special disposal eg fridge freezers and other items for recycling.
  • Carry out priority cleansing duties that will enhance the appearance of the public realm such as street cleansing, land clearance, street washing, cleansing of street furniture, gum removal, graffiti removal, and fly poster removal or obliteration.
  • Assist with any promotional activities designed to encourage the public to recycle, including personal contact with the public, leaflet drops, attachment of container stickers, etc and assist with any public survey work as required.

Essential Criteria:

  • At least six months’ relevant experience of each of the following:

(a) cleaning an outdoor area and undertaking gardening duties, for example, grass cutting, hedge trimming, planting, etc.

(b) dealing with members of the public, and

(c) an awareness of health and safety issues, including the safe use of machinery and/or equipment or including complying with correct PPE and Manual Handling.

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