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Senior Operations Manager (Street Scene)

Street Scene

Location:  Parks - Preston
Salary:  £32,798 to £34,373
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Sunday 29 May 2022
Reference:  CONS01003-1

Neighbourhood Services are seeking an enthusiastic and committed person to provide the lead role in managing Street scene services including staff, vehicles and equipment.

You will be responsible for the customer liaison and the day-to-day supervision of resources engaged on street cleansing operations including the removal of litter, fly tipping, flyposting, graffiti and abandoned cars. You will also be managing the waste enforcement team to push forward a co-ordinated approach to tackling waste issues.

There will be an ongoing requirement for you to develop better ways of working in order to make Preston a cleaner place for all of its residents.

You must have a minimum of two years supervisory experience, be committed to making Preston a cleaner place and able to provide first class customer focussed services. The individual must be able to work plan, programme and monitor performance as well as ensure remedial action is taken where necessary. Dynamic, self-motivated, with good IT skills and an excellent communicator; you must demonstrate creativity and innovation as well as have excellent service management skills.

You will need to hold a current driving licence and will be expected to participate in weekend overtime rotas and work Bank/Public Holidays as required.

The normal hours of work are in line with the council’s flexible working scheme, but the successful candidate will have the responsibility for an operational service therefore you may be required to start work at an earlier time or work later if necessary for the needs of the service.

Ultimately, your aim will be to make a significant, positive impact on the environmental cleanliness of Preston by taking an innovative and creative approach to service delivery.


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