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Waste Management Operatives

Job Description

Thrive Oldham are recruiting Waste Management Operatives in the Leicestershire Area

Job Purpose To operate the loading shovel and other plant and equipment at waste sites for Leicestershire County Council. Duties include but are not restricted to; operating loading shovel and plant, loading vehicles, maintaining the sites and assisting to deliver a safe and efficient service. Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. To ensure that services are delivered for the benefit of the people of Leicestershire.

2. To engage with internal and external site users and maintain positive and cooperative working relationships.

3. To ensure activities are delivered in the most efficient and effective manner possible.

4. Receive all deliveries, check electronic/paper based records to ensure compliance and communicate effectively with drivers/contractors to operate safely on site.

5. Ensure all paper based and electronic records are accurate and current.

6. Use equipment and systems including the weighbridge system to ensure sites operate safely and efficiently.

7. Operate the loading shovel and plant to manage and bulk waste.

8. Operate telehandler (only when trained and approved as operator) and baler (once trained) to load/unload products on site.

9. Operate other equipment as required to sort, clean, compact or shred all types of waste on site as required.

10. Load outgoing vehicles either in bulk or bales as required to driver/offtaker specification and accurately document

Special Factors *

The nature of the work will involve the jobholder carrying out work outside of normal working hours, including bank holidays, weekends and out of hours working

* The nature of the work may involve the jobholder carrying out work at different locations across the County

* The jobholder may be required to attend, from time to time, training courses, conferences, seminars or other meetings as required by his/her own training needs and the needs of the service

* Expenses will be paid in accordance with the Local Conditions of Service.

Driving Licence required

Experience with Plant vehicles desirable


7.4 hours a day over 5 days