Waste Services Operative
Full Time – 37 hours per week
Salary: £20,092 – £21,748
The successful candidate will be joining the Council’s extremely successful Waste Services team, building on the outstanding achievements to date.
You will need to be a true team player, flexible in your approach to duties that are allocated by Supervisors or Team Leaders and capable of working with other operatives to complete the whole service area’s daily workloads. You must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude but above all be able to make a difference to improving the quality of the local environment.
You are required to hold a full valid Cat B driving licence, as part of your role you may be required to drive the Council’s Cat B vehicles.
You must be physically capable of working alongside various waste collection vehicles, walking long distances whilst manually handling waste and clearing fly tipped waste off public / private land. You must be capable of lifting bulky items, pushing and pulling heavy wheeled bins and other waste receptacles on a frequent and repetitive basis.
As part of the Waste Services Team, you may also be deployed as a Hand Sweeper, therefore you must also be capable of walking long distances pushing a heavy hand cart whilst hand sweeping footpaths, emptying litter bins, litter picking and lifting clearing flytipped waste off public / private land.
The hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday, 7.15am to 2.59pm and you will be required to work outside in all weather conditions. However, in order to provide continuity of service to residents, you will be required to work on certain other days including weekends.
If you feel you are up to the challenge of joining our Waste Services team, please complete the online application form below.
This is a Safety critical post and as such the post holder will be subject to random drugs and alcohol testing. Find out more here.
Vacancy No: 2038
Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 April 2021 at 5pm