An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, positive and capable individual to join Newcastle-under-Borough Council's Streetscene team. The Streetscene team provides essential operational services for the Council in relation to street cleansing, streetside bin servicing, grass cutting, parks management, environmental management of our land holdings and responsive service requests. The postholder is also required to assist with Waste and Recycling when required.
This essential role will assist in the effective and efficient service delivery of our functions.
The successful candidate will have an ability to work flexibly, follow instructions accurately and contribute positively to the Streetscene Team. An in-depth local knowledge of the borough and a good knowledge of Streetscene operational activity as well as a good understanding of health and safety in relation to the work activities undertaken is essential.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of heavy and light plant and their efficient application. A positive attitude with a pro-active aptitude for this varied role is crucial. Furthermore an ability to communicate effectively with operational colleagues, managers, customers and Councillors is required.
The post holder is required to hold a full driving licence with preference for HGV(2).