Job Title: Recycling and Refuse Loader
Location of work: Earlswood Depot
Salary: £25,368.75 - £27,315.28 per annum
Basis: Permanent- 45 hours per week (6.30am- 4.00pm)
About the Role
Are you fit and healthy and enjoy working in the great outdoors? Do you want to work in a great team who are passionate about their jobs and provide a vital role for the community? Then please read on!
Our Recycling & Refuse Loaders perform a key role in providing an excellent recycling and refuse collection service to the Council’s residents. Working with others in your refuse crew, you will ensure that the neighbourhoods in the Borough have their paper and mixed recycling, food waste, garden waste and refuse, regularly removed and disposed of responsibly.
You will be able to work outdoors in all weathers, and deal with a very physically depending job. It is essential that you are a team player and are able to communicate with your colleagues and customers, clearly and politely; showing a clear understanding of what good customer care is.
Compliance with health and safety guidance is very important for you, team members and the public, due to the heavy lifting machinery, dust and fumes. Guidance, training and personal protective equipment (PPE) is provided to all successful candidates.
About the Person
- You will have the commitment to start work at 6am and work a 45-hour week Monday to Friday
- You must have the physical ability to walk in excess of 10 miles per day
- Your knowledge of Borough residential roads will be strong
- You will have the ability to learn, understand and carry out health and safety instructions
- You will demonstrate good customer care skills
In exchange for your expertise, experience and enthusiasm, we will offer support in continuing your personal and career development, in addition to providing a wide range of employment linked benefits.
We provide you with competitive annual leave and contribute 15% towards the LGPS pension scheme. You will also have access to a range of discounts including local and high street stores, and salary sacrifice schemes including a cycle lease scheme, and ‘Better’ leisure centre membership. We also provide a flexible and agile working culture for a great work/life balance.
Closing Date: Sunday 21st August 23:59
Values and Behaviours
Our great working environment and the values and behaviours of every individual and team in the Council, help to evolve the culture of our organisation to become more commercial, innovative and embracing of change.
Successful applicants to our career opportunities will be able to demonstrate they share the values and behaviours we seek in our organisation.
For any further information about the role, please e-mail email@example.com.
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer, supporting the guaranteed interview scheme for disabled and ex-armed forces candidates, who meet the essential criteria for the role.
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