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Street Cleansing Driver
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/178995/26867
  • Published: Wed 07/09/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 26/09/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 + 1 hour contracted overtime
  • Salary: £23,023 – £24,920 (plus one hour contracted overtime)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brighton

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Street Cleansing Driver

Job introduction

Are you proud of our city and want to keep it looking its best?

Are you reliable and hard-working with a passion and commitment for keeping the city centre, suburbs, and the beach a safe place for everyone to enjoy?

Do you have a full, clean driving licence with either B or C1 category licences and are you comfortable interacting with householders and other members of the public?

Are you happy to work outside, sometimes on the beach and seafront and work in all weathers?

If so, we’d welcome your application to become a Street Cleansing Driver in our friendly City Clean team.

For more information, please contact Eduardo Costa -

About the role

At Cityclean we really value our drivers, recognising them as key to delivering the front-line service to our residents, creating that great first impression of us.

We are looking for safe and considerate drivers who work well in a team and can be flexible, friendly, and organised. If you are newly qualified, we can provide you with the experience to develop your skills and career.

You will work within the City Clean service driving or operating a range of vehicles including Jet wash units and mechanical sweepers that will assist you in providing high standards of cleanliness in across the city.

We have several vacancies requiring either B or C1 category licences.

We offer different shift patterns depending on the area of the city you will be working in. They are:

05.00 to 13.00

06.00 to 14.00


Central AM shift x 2 (C1 Driving License)

Rolling Rota, 5 am – 1 pm

Scale 5 £23,023 – £24,920+ 1hour contracted overtime +  Weekend Enhancements + 1 Night Hour per day.

East AM shift x 1 (C1 Driving License)

Monday to Friday, 5 am – 2 pm

Scale 5 £23,023 – £24,920 + 1hour contracted overtime


West AM shift x 1 (B Driving License)

Monday to Friday, 6 am – 2 pm

Scale 5 £23,023 – £24,920 + 1hour contracted overtime

Interviews: W/C 03/10/22

Other benefits include

  • No overnight shifts
  • Generous paid annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • Full induction and on-going development
  • Personal development in our Learning Resource centre
  • Full support with maintaining your CPC.

Please read our Apply for a job at the council ( pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.

As part of your application, you will need to upload your CV and answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (CV guidance ( and Shortlisting questions guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (

Company information

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.