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Grounds and Streets Operatives

Job Description

Service Care Solutions has an exiting opportunity to work as a Ground and Street Operative for a local authority in Rotherham.

Role Overview:

The main role is to work as part of a team, or as an individual to assist in delivering a quality environmental cleansing maintenance, horticultural and grounds maintenance service across the borough.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out environmental cleansing, horticultural and grounds maintenance work for example emptying bins, removal of litter by hand or specialist cleansing equipment, removal of weed growth, handling and disposing of waste materials and drug litter, winter salting duties, chemical control, upkeep of verges and green spaces, utilising pedestrian or specialist grounds maintenance equipment, assisting with maintenance of shrubs and other plants, sports pitch maintenance erection / dismantling of sports posts and assisting with sports markings.
  • Operate, secure and check powered tools, plant and equipment, recognising and reporting defects and maintenance issues.
  • Provide directions and general assistance to the public.
  • Report accident or damage to property, street defects, and assist on enviro-crime enforcement operations.
  • Assist with the delivery of campaigns, events and initiatives.
  • Complete daily and weekly record sheets and forms.


  • Experience of manual working in an outdoor environment.
  • Experience of handling waste materials.
  • Understanding of Health and Safety requirements.
  • Experience of dealing / being in contact with the general public.
  • Working in an environment where literacy and numeracy skills have been demonstrated.
  • Experience in the operation of using powered tools, plant and equipment.

  • Working hours: Monday to Friday 7am-4pm

For more information please contact Hona on 01772 208967 or email