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Waste Operative

Salary:£18,933 / Grade C

Service Unit:Waste Operations

Closing Date:04/12/2021

Post Number:2333

Full time: Permanent

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Exeter City Council currently have vacancies for Waste Operations Loaders to come and join our hard working dedicated team.

Working as part of a highly skilled team you will be loading modern Refuse Collection Vehicles on collection rounds for Exeter City Council. You can play your part in ensuring the city is kept clean and tidy in a sustainable way for its residents on a daily basis and doing your part for the environment.

If successful you will have regular working hours starting at 6am or 7am, primarily collecting various wastes types on a mainly ‘Group Team Task & Finish’ basis.

Hours are on average, 37 hours per week, working 5 days out of 7 including catch up Saturdays after Bank Holidays, Good Friday and Christmas with the availability of further overtime throughout the year.

You must be self-motivated, flexible, and capable of lifting and manoeuvring heavy objects using manual handling techniques and prepared to work to exacting standards. High levels of physically fitness is required, along with good visual and hearing abilities. This role can be demanding as you will be working outside in all types of weather conditions, full PPE will be supplied.

You must be a team player and demonstrate a ‘can do’ attitude, flexible and willing to undertake all requirements as a Waste Operative and be able to work as part of a team or on your own.

Exeter City Council can offer you job security and some incredible employment benefits which include a generous contributory pension scheme, up to 29 days paid leave (service related), fully supported training opportunities and provision of occupational health, wellbeing and employee assistance programs.

In addition, you will have access to refreshment facilities, showers/toilet facilities at the beginning, middle and end of the working day.

Exeter City Council are looking for self-motivated individuals that will be willing to participate in training to further their career.

Experience is desirable but full training will be provided.

See job description and person specification for full details.

Be part of a workforce that cares for the city and the environment.

Exeter City Council is an equal opportunities employer and encourages employees to work flexibly in a way that not only meets their work responsibilities, but also suits individual lifestyle choices and home commitments.

Exeter City Council is a Mindful Employer




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Last updated 22 November 2021