Waste Management Operatives

Location Antrim, County Antrim
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £9.62 per hour
Published about 2 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Leanne Garrett
Job ref BA09/06lg3_1623253610

Job description

Staffline are recruiting on behalf of our Public Sector client, for a Waste Management Operative on a temporary basis based in Antrim.

Role: Waste Management Operative

Rate of Pay: £9.62

Location: Antrim

Hours: 37hrs

Duration: Temporary

Main Purpose of the role:

Provision of Waste Resource Management (WRM) Services including the collection of waste (residual & recyclable waste/resource) from the kerbside, street cleansing, and Household Recycling Centre functions in accordance with the quality standards..

Main duties/Responsibilities:

  • Carry out WRM Collection duties, to collect all approved domestic and commercial refuse and recyclable containers presented, ensuring all containers are returned to a safe position.
  • Assist the driver whilst reversing where appropriate to do so.
  • Daily reporting to the vehicle driver any actual or potential mechanical or electrical faults, or damage to the vehicle.
  • When carrying out Street Cleansing duties, cleanse footpaths and adjacent gutters, collection of litter on public highways and other specified areas within the Borough to the quality standards set out by the Council by means of manual sweeping, shovelling, litter picking, pedestrian operated suction sweepers and other appropriate methods.
  • Emptying of litter bins and waste receptacles, weeding of footpaths and gutters, cleaning of street furniture, removal of fly-tipped and fly-posted materials, removal of animal carcasses and any other cleansing or emergency works.
  • Collection of bulky domestic items, heavy garden waste, and accumulations of waste resulting from illegally dumped materials. Collection of litter, as and when required, on specified carriageways, verges and any Council owned property.
  • Carrying out Household Recycling Centre duties, to supervise the disposal of all waste, assist members of the public with the disposal of large and heavy items, ensure that the use of recycling facilities are maximised and that the site is kept clean, tidy and free from litter. Maximise the diversion of waste resources from the residual waste stream to increase the recycling and recovery of waste. Carry out key holder duties on occasions.
  • May be required to drive a Council vehicle under 3.5T, provided the appropriate Category B licence is held.

Essential Criteria:

Basic literacy (ability to read instructions/communications

Minimum of 6 months previous relevant work experience in a waste environment

Flexible approach · Good organisational and time management skills · Ability to work with minimal supervision · Computer literate (to use TMS for holidays/GPS


To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, and Leanne Garrett will be in contact to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

Successful candidates may need to apply for an Access NI Certificate with Staffline regardless if you already have a valid certificate.

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