• Temporary
  • Bristol

Our Client in Bristol is looking for a Street Care Lead Operative (including HGV/Tractor Operatives). The role is part of the Design & Operations Street Care unit and undertakes work within a specified front line team, delivering Grounds Maintenance, or Street Cleansing services.

Working under the daily, on-site direction of a Chargehand but reporting to a Supervisor for line management, the post holder will work in a small team or as a lone worker and will be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of all the Council’s horticultural and outdoor land based assets. The post holder will act as leader operative and co-ordinate tasks within a team in the absence of the chargehand.

Tasks will include manual work with or without the assistance with hand tools or small plant and will typically include the following or similar tasks!

  • 7.5 tonne Van

Role Purpose: To provide a direct operational service working as part of a wider team and if relevant provide support to colleagues

Key Responsibilities: If relevant provide support and advice, and allocate daily tasks, to a small group of staff ensuring they have clear instructions.

Rate of Pay: £14.50

Location: Bristol 

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am till 5:00pm 

Assignment Length: 2nd of June till 21st of September 


1. You will hold a vocational qualification e.g. NVQ 2 or equivalent, or similar level of accreditation or equivalent experience. 2. You will have experience of working in similar service area. 3. You will demonstrate knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, codes of practice and specialist equipment. 4. You will be able to assess situations and suggest solutions, giving information and advice. 5. You will be able to work as part of a team contributing to effective service delivery. 6. You will be able to maintain accurate records where required. 7. You will be able to plan and organise your own work load. 8. You will be able to effectively communicate with your team and where relevant customers. 9. If relevant: you will have some experience of allocating daily tasks, to a small group of staff. 10. If relevant: you will have some numeracy skills.

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