Career outlook for highways cleaner
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Currently employed in Scotland
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What's it like?
You would keep towns and cities pleasant and safe by making sure streets and other public areas are clean and free of litter and rubbish.
You’d use cleaning vehicles and machines, like pressure washers and road sweepers, and hand tools such as brushes and shovels.
- Clean streets, footpaths, green spaces and public areas
- Clear drains and gullies so they don’t flood in bad weather
- Clean paved areas using a use a pressure washer
- Remove litter, graffiti and fly posters
- Remove chewing gum from pavements using a specialist machine
- Clean equipment at the end of each day
You would usually work as part of a team responsible for a particular area of a town or city. You’d need an understanding of health, safety and hygiene regulations.
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