Waste Collection Operatives

Location Banbridge, County Down
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £10.18 per hour
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Coleen O'Hara
Job ref WOP_COH_1657804656

Job description

Waste Collection Operatives



The Client: Local Government body based in Banbridge, serving local residents.

The Role:

  • Remove wheeled refuse containers from collection point, empty, and return to a safe collection point which does not block access for the public or householders.
  • Exercise discretion with regard to whether waste bins should be accepted or rejected for emptying, based upon assessment of level of compliance with Council waste management schemes.
  • Operate mechanical lifting equipment at rear of vehicle.
  • Collect additional waste such as bags and boxes on days scheduled as 'double lift' days.
  • Clear up any accidental spillages associated with emptying of bins and clean up any light littering in the vicinity and report more significant and widespread incidents of littering in the area to the team leader.
  • Work as part of a team to ensure the completion of allocated daily schedules to include assistance with the lifting of wheelie bins in designated cases where this has been approved, in accordance with Council policy and procedure

Hours of work: 37 hrs per week


A minimum of 6 months' experience in each of the following areas:

  • General labouring in an outdoors environment or refuse collection;
  • Dealing with the public in a customer service capacity;
  • Operating mechanical lifting equipment.

Rate of Pay: £10.18 p/hr

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