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Street Cleaners

Workers in this unit group clean, sweep and remove refuse from public thoroughfares.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 6,171
£ 19,985
£ 44,152

Available jobs

In the past year there were 13,050 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Transfers refuse into containers and empties public litter bins into containers.

  • Collects litter using hand tools.

  • Sweeps pavements, gutters and roadways with hand broom or mechanical sweeper.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Waste Management

  • Manual Handling

  • Machinery

  • Warehousing

  • Waste Collection

  • Marketing

  • Litter Control

  • Tipped Tool

  • Weed Control

  • Cleanrooms

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Customer Service

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Operations

  • Cleanliness

  • Detail Oriented

  • Self-Motivation

  • Teamwork

  • Enthusiasm

  • Strong Work Ethic

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.