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Street Cleansing Chargehand

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/3924/11998
  • Published: Tue 02/02/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 01/03/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 38 (includes 1 hour contracted overtime)
  • Salary: £20092 - £21748 plus contracted overtime
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN1 7GA

Job introduction

We are currently looking for three highly talented, driven and self-motivated people to work within our Street cleaning team.

We are looking for someone with excellent organisational skills, the ability to prioritise their workload, communicate effectively with the team and our customers across the city. You will be working as part of a team, but you will at times be expected to work independently and under your own initiative.

About the role

The Street Cleansing Chargehand will supervise and control operational activities.

The role will involve supervising the workforce in the achievement of their daily tasks while ensuring the safe and efficient completion of the service within the requirements of the contract.

There may be the requirement to conduct team briefings, address staff on an individual/group basis and to also have some challenging conversations when required.

Duties include documentation reporting and implementing controls to ensure a work safe environment at all times.

Training for this position will be given.

Daily Supervision of street cleaners, attending meetings and liaising with the management when required. Attending community group meetings and meeting with residents. Assist with planning on events across the city.

Why it’s an opportunity not to be wasted.

  • Monitoring workforce performance against targets to ensure all daily/weekly/monthly KPIs are met. Address any ongoing issues as appropriate.
  • Ensuring that all Company policies and procedures and legal obligations are understood and adhered to by all members of staff.
  • Developing and maintain excellent working relationships with customers.
  • Help management to carry out safety training on a regular basis for all staff.
  • Ensuring that safety checks are carried out on regular basis.

The available shifts are:

One role for 5:00am to 13:00pm* Central as required on a rolling rota. Extra payments are made for early starts and weekend working.

One role for 13:40pm to 22:00pm* Central as required on a rolling rota. Extra payments are made for late finishes and weekend working.

One role for 6:00am to 14:00am* West (Monday - Friday)

All applicants for the roles must hold a clean driving license

For more information, please contact Eduardo Costa - eduardo.costa@brighton-hove.gov.uk

TO APPLY - as part of your application, you will need to answer some branching questions. To help you, some guidance has been attached to the advert below.

Additional information

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

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.

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.

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/3924/11998
  • Published: Tue 02/02/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 01/03/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 38 (includes 1 hour contracted overtime)
  • Salary: £20092 - £21748 plus contracted overtime
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN1 7GA