Fife Council recruits for street cleaning training academy

Fife Council is recruiting for its waste collection and street cleaning training academy.

Thursday, 8th April 2021, 9:09 am
Waste Academy graduates Ryan Kay (left) and Alex Fraser.

It is open to people who have never been employed, and gives them the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications.

Recruits will be employed for an initial period of six months, during which time they will undergo practical and theoretical training in waste collection and street cleansing.

Councillor Ross Vettraino, environment convenor , said: “Those graduating from the new intake will be prime candidates for being offered permanent employment within the council.

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“Their skills in both waste collection and street cleaning will enhance the versatility of the workforce.”

John Rodigan, senior manager, environment and building services, added: “We pride ourselves on our investment in our young workforce. We recognise the challenges of an ageing workforce, skill shortages in key roles and the need to support the local economy through employment.”

Anyone interested should enquire via their local Job Centre.

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