Waste Management Operatives

Gresham Road Depot, Nuneaton
£19,312 to £19,698 per annum
21 Dec 2021
16 Jan 2022
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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 Waste Management Operatives 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.

The role will involve working in a team environment on a set route, and be public facing. We have a number of permanent role working 37 hours per week and several zero hour contract roles. Both have have potential start times of 6.30am.

The post 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 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.

You should be able to work under your own initiative or in a team environment, be flexible and reliable and have the ability to work effectively in pressured situations.



Please note that the preferred method of application is online. However, should you require a hard copy application pack please either call 024 7637 6550 or email hr.services@nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk. Please note that you should allow sufficient time for completion and return of any hard copy applications to meet the closing date. 

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.

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
Values - one page overview.docx
Waste Management Operative - JD, PS and Profile - October 2019.docx

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