Waste Management Team Vacancies

Town Hall, Nuneaton
£19311 - £21748 dependant on role
06 Oct 2021
31 Oct 2021
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is a small Council with big values. We are committed to ensuring our services are delivered to the highest possible standard and we put the customer at the forefront of everything we do. By working for us you will become part of the team and will play your part in serving our community.

We are currently recruiting for a number of different roles within our Waste Management section. 

Waste Management Operatives (£19312-£19698 per annum)- we have a number of full time permanent roles, plus zero hour roles available. As a Waste Management Operative you will be required to effectively and efficiently undertake the emptying of wheeled bins, collection of bulky waste, and clinical waste collections, within the Nuneaton and Bedworth area. You will also be required, through our street cleansing service, to cover litter picking, fly tip-removal and the emptying of litter bins.

Refuse Driver - HGV (£20493-£21748 per annum plus permanent overtime allowance) - We have a full time permanent role plus a number of zero hours roles available. You be required to drive waste management vehicles, primarily 26 tonne refuse collection vehicles, in the Nuneaton and Bedworth areas to emptying kerbside household waste, and garden waste bins as required. For this role you should have a Class C LGV and relevant CPC driver Licenses. Team Leading experience is also preferable. 

Cleansing Driver (£20493-£21748 per annum)- to effectively, efficiently and safely carry out a variety of duties related to the cleansing service including; Litter Picking, Street Sweeping, Bulky Waste Collections, removal of fly tipped waste, clinical waste collections and rural refuse collections.  You should hold a valid and current driving licence, with a class C license as desirable. 

All roles will involve working in a team environment on a set route, and be public facing. The hours of work are 37 per week (42 hours per week for Refuse Drivers) with potential start times of 6.30am.

The posts will require some general overtime, weekend and Bank Holiday working, as required.

You should have good communication skills, have a working knowledge of Health and Safety in a refuse collection / waste management service areas. You should also have experience of outdoor working, ideally with moving traffic awareness. Be able to work under your own initiative or in a team environment. Be flexible and reliable and have the ability to work in pressure situations effectively.


The preferred method of application is online and we ask that you advise which role or roles you are applying for when asked on the application. 

Hard copy application forms are available from Human Resources on 024 7637 6550. However, please be aware that you will need to allow sufficient time for these to be posted and returned. There will be no extensions to the closing date. 

Should you require any information on the above or the role in general, please contact Jamie Lewis or Jonny Snell, Assistant Waste Management Supervisor on 02476 376 034 or 02476 376 090.


Further information regarding the roles is available here: https://youtu.be/hw4dUBGbBE0

As an employer, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council offers a wide range of benefits, including flexible working, Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holiday allowance and childcare vouchers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

Please note that all applications must be received on an online application form. We do not accept CV's and do not keep CV's on file unless part of an application.

Any communication with you will be via email, so please check your email, including spam/junk folders, and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Supporting documents
Waste Management Operative - JD, PS and Profile - October 2019.docx
Values - one page overview.docx
Refuse Driver- JD, PS and Profile.docx
Cleansing Driver - JD, PS and Profile - July 2017.docx

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