Richmondshire District Council

Job summary

Title: Street Cleansing Operative

Salary: Grade 3 (SCP 9-11) £18,198 to £18,562 per annum 

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full time

Hours: 37

Job Reference: WASS SC 01-09


The Waste and Street Scene department require enthusiastic and committed street cleansing operative to join our hardworking and enthusiastic team. We are currently looking for a permanent member of staff.

Our staff undertake duties across the breadth of the Richmondshire District including the Yorkshire Dales.

Duties will involve driving the mini sweeper, litter picking duties, the collection of litter and dog bins and cleansing of public toilets. We aim to provide the best possible service to our residents, therefore it will be necessary to have a good understanding of the importance of a high level of customer care.

You will be required to undertake heavy workloads, be physically fit, with the ability to operate with the minimum of supervision either independently or as a member of a team and be able to work on your own initiative. A full uniform will be provided.

We can offer you a standard working pattern of 6.30 am to 4.30 pm over a 4-day working week, however, we do ask that you have a flexible approach to working hours with occasional out of hours and weekend work being necessary. Optional overtime is available on a regular basis. We also offer a generous annual leave and pension scheme. 

Key documents

For further details please refer to the job description and person specification. To apply please complete our application form:

Job description Person specification Application form

Benefits of working for the council

Key dates

  • Closing date: 10am, Thursday 12th August 2021
  • Interview date: Thursday 19th August 2021
  • An application form must be completed. CVs alone will not be accepted.

You can also obtain/return application forms by:

  • Email:
  • By post: Human Resources, Richmondshire District Council, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX

Equal opportunities

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010.

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