Waste Operative

Location : Guildford, Surrey, England
Job Ref : AR359
Consultant : Alex Reeves
Sector : Other
Salary : £10.12 - 10.12 per hour


AR359 – Waste Operative 

Location: Surrey – Elmbridge, Surrey Health, Mole Valley and Woking

Salary: £10.12 Per Hour


First Military Recruitment are working in partnership with our client, a leading UK waste management company, to recruit a Refuse Collector to join the team in Cheltenham.

Applicants with a military background are encouraged to apply, however all candidates will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Waste and Recycling management team and administrative staff in communicating information to ensure good customer service in the delivery of different types of waste materials, including providing residents with information where necessary;
  • To undertake training on the safe operation and use of a range of waste vehicles, particularly lifting and compaction equipment where necessary;
  • To load different types of waste materials presented in to the relevant vehicle, and where appropriate operate compaction or other equipment in accordance with manufactures’ instructions;
  • Where appropriate, to sort specific materials in to the appropriate vehicle to ensure no unacceptable materials are allowed to contaminate loads;
  • To collect and move bulky or special items as instructed via Charge-hand / Supervisor complying with all Health and Safety Safe Working Practices;
  • To assist the Supervisor and Charge-hand with the supervision of temporary agency staff, to ensure that they are carrying out their duties professionally, safely and efficiently;
  • To assist with the external and internal cleaning of vehicles

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Be prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Flexible approach to working hours and tasks allocated
  • Ability to read and follow basic information/instructions
  • Be fit and able to lift heavy objects (and walk 8-10 miles each day at a brisk pace)
  • Ability to work as part of a team and deal with customers, colleagues and management in a courteous, helpful and friendly manner
  • Ability to use initiative and work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to effectively communicate factual information and customer feedback to colleagues and management

Location: Surrey – Elmbridge, Surrey Health, Mole Valley and Woking

Salary: £10.12 Per Hour

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