Job Reference: 56927
Assistant Environmental Services Technician
- Sunderland, County Durham
- £10.19 - £12.32 per hour
- Temporary / Full Time
Seven Resourcing are looking for a number of temporary Assistant Environmental Services Technicians to work in Sunderland. These positions are initially for a period of 3 months and are paying £10.19 – £12.32 per hour (PAYE and umbrella payment options available).
Work as a team or individually to contribute to improving environmental standards in Sunderland in the provision of street cleansing and grounds maintenance.
Follow instructions to carry out operational tasks using tools and specialist equipment.
- General maintenance of public parks, cemeteries, playing fields, highways, footpaths, developed and landscaped areas and similar open spaces.
Undertake grass cutting and horticultural maintenance, clearing leaves and litter, emptying litter and dog waste bins, erection and dismantling of sports and other equipment, cleaning of public areas and buildings, pavilions, changing rooms and toilets, clearing debris from road traffic accidents and assisting other colleagues in their work.
Report and record customer requests/enquiries, where appropriate, using information technology, health and safety issues, anti-social behaviour and to report/record evidence of problems affecting the quality of the local environment such as for example litter, abandoned vehicles, graffiti, safe removal of sharps and drug related paraphernalia, dog fouling, fly-posting and fly-tipping.
Carry out authorised repairs to machinery, equipment and tyres. Identify any defects and undertake repairs if possible and to report where appropriate.
Assist the Council in fulfilling its emergency duties for examples, snow and ice clearing, gritting of pedestrian areas and footpaths, clearance of spillages.
Provide advice and guidance to new team members and apprentices where required.
Undertake key holder responsibilities as and when required.
Work outdoors in all weather conditions. The job is physically demanding.
Work flexibly, covering and supporting the service in line with the needs of the Council.
- Qualifications: N/A.
- Experience: 2+ years working within a similar role.
- Compliance: 2 years written references and proof of right to work in the UK.
- Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
- Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.
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