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Cargen Tower,Garroch Business Park, DG2 8PN
£21,114 - £21,528 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

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Streetscene Operative 1 – Seasonal Staff (April – Sept) (7) (Fixed Term)

Dumfries, Sanquhar

£21,114 - £21,528


Dumfries & Galloway Council is seeking to appoint a number of seasonal Streetscene operative staff to be based in Cargen Tower, Dumfries and Sanquhar Depot, Upper Nithsdale.




Duties will include:

§  Working in public parks & playing fields, cemeteries, landscaped and open spaces

§  Grass cutting, hedge trimming, clearing leaves and litter.

§  Assisting in all aspects of the burial service and to assist senior grounds operatives in more skilled tasks as required e.g. care of plants and site preparation and construction.

§  Use of power tools, light plant and operation of tractor mounted equipment will be required.

§  Driving of Community Asset vehicles and operation of equipment.

§  Cleaning of bins and other street/grounds furniture.

§  General maintenance work in public areas including streets, roadsides, parks, playing fields, cemeteries, landscaped areas and similar public open spaces.

§  Other tasks relating to the Community Assets Service, e.g. school crossing patrols, street and open space cleaning and assisting at community facilities.


You will work 36 hours per week which may include evenings and weekend work as and when required.  


You must be a team player, able to work on own initiative and be prepared to work outside and in all weather conditions. You will be expected to carry out various duties as instructed by Supervisor and have a working knowledge of Health and Safety requirements.


You will be educated to Standard Grade Level.   A full and current driving licence and experience in horticultural work is desirable.

This post may be subject to candidate vetting through Disclosure Scotland.


This post is fixed term for up to 6 months.


This post may be suitable for secondment.  Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post.


For further information please contact: Alastair Bryce (Cargen Tower, Dumfries) 07387523844,