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MRF Operative x2

Salary:£20258 / Grade A

Service Unit:Waste Operations / MRF

Closing Date:31/12/2023

Post Number:1088 and 1091

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full time - Days to be worked: 5 out of 7 (Mon to Fri + Catch ups)

Location: MRF Exton road, Exeter


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About you

Passionate about the environment? Want to work for the City of Exeter to help deliver a better future. Come work in our recycling facility helping to keep recycling in the economy. Full training given. Driving license is desirable. Positive and flexible and willing to undergo training. Team work is at the core of our business


About the role

Working 5 days out of 7 and 37 hours per week with overtime possible. Core activity is to work in the MRF team deliver exacting standards sorting and handling recyclables. Training available to operate machinery. Candidates will work to strict Health and Safety protocols on site. Full uniform and protective equipment issued.


About the team

The MRF team work together to process materials to sell in the secondary commodity markets. This income supports the delivery of the service and moves the authority to achieve its net Zero 2030 vision. The team are passionate about the environment, friendly and supportive of others with common goals. As part of the wider Waste Operations department career pathway progression is available for those with drive and skills


What next?

If we sound like the right fit for you and you feel like the right fit for us we would welcome your application. Please click on the Apply button at the bottom of this page.

Alternatively if you would like to find out more about the post, the team or working with us at the Council please contact Matt Hulland, Resource Recovery Manager, by calling 07808 896395 or via email at


We reserve the right to close any vacancy before the closing date if enough applications are received.


Our commitment

At Exeter City Council we are fully committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve.

To support this commitment we will strive to implement reasonable adjustments to support any members of our communities who face barriers in recruitment processes, irrespective of the reason.

We are also proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and have committed to guaranteeing an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

If you would like further information on this please contact our HR Team at



Exeter City Council is a Mindful Employer



When this content has been updated

Last updated 27 January 2023