Operative 1 (FIF06234)

Vacancy posted: Monday, 9 January 2017

Salary: £14,041 - £16,838
Location: Fife

Closing date: 22 January 2017
Job ref. no.: FIF06234

Job Description

Working Hours: Various hours per week 

Contract Duration: Up to 26 weeks from April 2017 or 13 weeks from June 2017

Interview Date: Week commencing 6th February 2017

You will carry out general maintenance duties within Parks, Streets and Open Spaces including gardening, street cleaning and litter picking.

Working in all weather conditions to maintain designated areas within grounds and facilities, assisting in the delivery of recreational provisions within Fife, ensuring that all areas are kept in a satisfactory condition.

Fife Council are committed to creating employment and training opportunities for young people in Fife and have recently been awarded Investors in Young People accreditation. We particularly welcome applications from those aged 16-24 years old for these roles.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.33 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.


The ability to carry out manual outdoor working in all weather conditions and to carry out work of a repetitive nature throughout working hours whilst maintaining quality of work.


For this role there is an expectation that all or a combination of the grounds and facilities tasks will be undertaken by the post holder.

Key grounds task include manual weeding; litter collection; cutting of grass; sweeping and cleaning of paths; hedge trimming; constructional labouring work.

Key facilities tasks include the allocation of recreational facilities e.g. boats, bouncy castle, car parks; collection of cash from customers; cleaning of facilities to the standard specified. 

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About Fife Council

We employ 20,000 people to provide 900 different services to 360,000 people and, we have one of the highest overall customer satisfaction ratings for a Council in the UK. The services we provide range from education, social work, housing, and community services to transportation, looking after the environment and developing the economy.

We are a large organisation and have a wide range of job roles from teachers, social care workers, community education workers, and planners, to support roles, like accountancy, IT and HR, not to mention communications and marketing, and law.

We operate the Positive about Disabled People scheme, commonly known as the 'double tick scheme', as we are committed to employing and supporting disabled people and offer a guaranteed interview to any applicant who considers him/herself to be disabled and who meets the minimum essential criteria for the post.

If you're looking for a real career challenge, you'll find it here in Fife!

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