How you'll make a difference

You’ll be making South Gloucestershire a nicer place to live and work. You will part of a vital front line team carrying out street cleansing duties. You will be responsible for operating a Pedestrian Sweeper, collecting litter, clearing spaces of land and removing bulky waste. 
 
What will you be doing?
 
  • You will be working outside in all weathers on verges, footpaths, roadways and other outdoor environments. You will be operating a Pedestrian Sweeper on footpaths and roadways and will also assisting in the removal of waste in a variety of settings as well as controlling weed growth and removing graffiti.
  • You may be working on high speed roads and on occasion might be working in unpleasant/hazardous environments  
  • To ensure your health and safety you will abide by strict guidelines to comply with all appropriate legislation, including instructions relating to waste disposal in force at that time. 
  • Depending on duties, weekend and night-time work may be involved, for which the appropriate enhancement will be paid. 

What we need from you

  • A full driving license to at least category B for manual transmission vehicles you will need to be competent to drive vehicles up to maximum 3500kg MAM.  
  • You'll be physically fit and able to work outdoors in weather through the year – this job involves extensive walking and frequent manual handling tasks. 
  • You will have the ability to read and follow written works instructions, read maps and complete paper records.  

How a career at South Gloucestershire Council is different

We invest in the careers of our people and we are recognised for the quality, breadth and depth of our training and development offer, which helps our people make the greatest long-term difference in their work.
 
What’s special here is the strength of the team ethos, the support and the training.  
 
Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.  
 
  • We're building and shaping communities which people are proud of.
  • We're working with the most vulnerable in our community to help them achieve what they want in life.
  • We're investing in our schools to ensure every child and young person in South Gloucestershire achieves their full potential. 
We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference.  

We’re making a difference, be part of it!  
 
 

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