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Public Sector and Government

Waste Collection Loader / Refuse Collection Operative

£17243 - £18431 per annum

Job Title: Garden Waste Collection Loader

Location: Hethersett, Norwich

Salary: £17,243 – £18,431 per annum

Job Type: Full Time (37 hours per week – Mon to Fri 7am – 3pm), Permanent

Closing date: 26th August 2018

Interview Dates: 30th and 31st August 2018

Role Overview:

Do you have what it takes to be a top performer? Are you motivated by a desire to make our service succeed now and into the future? They offer great benefits, first class training and opportunities to develop your career.

What you could be part of…

They aren’t your average District Council, they have the ambition to grow their service and be the best. They are continually looking for innovative ways to become more efficient and competitive and need strong teams to achieve this whilst always making a difference for their customers. Their success is a reflection of their people, so being a great organisation depends on them having great people.

Working at the Council would enable you to be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high-quality, customer focussed services. Their success comes from being commercially astute and business-like. Continuous improvement is also vital and their employees challenge themselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to people’s lives.

What you’ll be doing…

As part of their on-going improvement programme, you will be providing an effective collection of general waste and recycling to residents and businesses across the district. You will be working as part of a highly visible, public facing team to ensure standards are met and the 72,000 bins across the district are emptied each week.

You must have:

  • The ability to undertake manual lifting and moving the bins.
  • An understanding of the importance of health and safety.
  • Enjoy working outside in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to interact with customers in a positive way and enhance the reputation of the Council
  • Be motivated, a good team player and be flexible with your approach towards work with the ability to work on your own and use your own initiative making sure the team meets all service agreements.

What’s in it for you?

Their package includes employer pension contributions of 15%, performance related pay up to 4%, 23 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees), flexi time, on site café, compassionate leave and sickness entitlement for times of need. As a Platinum Investors in People you will have regular reviews with your line manager and a personal development plan. They also support towards volunteering days in the community and encourage staff to be involved with fun activities to raise money for local and national charities.

Please note that this post may be subject to a to a relevant criminal records check.

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Candidates with experience of: Waste Collection Operative, Recycling Operative, Waste Disposal Operative, Waste Management Operative, Recycling Centre Operative, Waste Reduction Officer, Waste Removal Operative, Refuse Disposal Operative, Waste Collection Loader may also be considered for this role.