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Street Cleansing Operative

South Norfolk and Broadland Councils
Place of work:
Ketteringham Depot, Ketteringham
Salary details:
£19,100 to £19,960 per annum
Job term:
Full Time
37 hour per week
Closing date:
01 February 2023 11:30 PM
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Good at dealing with rubbish?


Role Snapshot…

Are you a team player? Are you committed to health and safety? Can you give a great service to our customers? Do you care about the cleanliness of the environment? If the answer is yes, then read on…


What you could be part of…

We are one of the few in-house street cleaning services in Norfolk and proud to deliver a service to keep South Norfolk district looking attractive, clean and tidy.  This job involves ensuring all types of rubbish, from litter bins to fly tips are efficiently dealt with, as part of a crew of two street cleaners.


Working at South Norfolk Council, you will be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver a high-quality service focussed on the needs of our customers. We need strong teams to achieve this and our success is a reflection of our people - so being a great organisation depends on us having great people.


What you’ll be doing…

You will provide an efficient and reliable street cleaning across the district. You will be working as part of a highly visible, public facing team to ensure standards are met and the litter bins and dog bins are regularly emptied, fly tips are cleared quickly and the roads and lanes in South Norfolk are litter picked to keep South Norfolk looking clean and attractive.


You must have…

  • Have a current driving licence to 3.5 tons.
  • Be physically fit and able to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Have an understanding of the importance of health and safety and the ability to work safely.
  • Have the ability to create a really good impression on our customers and enhance the reputation of the Council
  • Have the ability to work as part of a team and to work flexibly to achieve the high standards we set for our services. 
  • Be able to work early, late or at weekends as required.


What’s in it for you…


Why Work For Us?

Do you want to know more about why our staff work for us? Our website has a fantastic why work for us section where our staff tell us what makes working for the Councils so special.


Where Are We Located?

Plan your travel route and find out where Ketteringham Depot is located?

Our website has an amazing interactive map showing all our Council sites and the travel and route plan for each.


What Roles Do the Councils Offer?

The Councils operate a vast and diverse number of services for our residents, so with this comes a vast and diverse amount of job roles within the Councils. Our website has a great graphic showing all our job families and roles within the Councils. From here you can plan your career with the Councils or get some ideas on other roles that you may be interested in.


 What Benefits do our Employees Receive?

View all our amazing staff benefits on offer for our employees. Our website has a brilliant benefits section allowing you to see the range of discounts, exclusive offers and total rewards our employees receive. Make sure you stop by to find out more information.


 What Employer Accreditations do we Hold?

The Councils have a range of employer accreditations that we have worked very hard to achieve. Our website has a full descriptive list of all our current accreditations and what this means for our employees.


What Wellbeing Support do our Staff Have Access to?

The Councils want to ensure all our employees have a safe comfortable place to work, ensuring that employees feel empowered to actively manage their own wellbeing both at work and at home. The Councils have a large wellbeing section available on the website outlining our commitment to the wellbeing of the employees of the Council.



Where are we advertising?


Advertising Internally and Externally 

If external, please apply via our website. If internal, please apply via submitting your expression of interest to the relevant recruiting manager, a template for an expression of interest can be found on Connect.


Key Dates


Closing Date

01 February 2023

Interview Dates

06-08 February 2023

*The Councils reserve the right to close the any and all vacancies after one week, if there is judged to be a sufficient number of applications received.


Other Information

If you any questions about the role, then please don’t hesitate to contact the recruiting manager or human resources, who will be happy to answer any questions on the role or the Councils.


Recruiting Manager 

Paul Gallagher


Recruiting Manager Email



Recruiting Manager Phone

01508 533849



HR Team



01508 533995


If you want to learn more about the Councils, then please visit our joint website- South Norfolk and Broadland District Councils Website.


For lots of great information about employee life at the Councils please visit the above linked pages or visit our Jobs and Training Courses website page.


For information on how we use your data and the Councils Data Protection Policy please have a look at the Councils website.

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