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Refuse & Recycling Loader

East Staffordshire Borough Council
Burton upon Trent
22737 to 23893
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Refuse & Recycling Loader

About us       

East Staffordshire Borough Council collects refuse and recycling from over 55,000 properties each week.  We currently have a vacancy within Waste Management to complement our existing team and maintain our high service standards.

The role        

In this role, you will be responsible for all duties connected with the collection of domestic waste, including dry recyclables, garden waste and residual waste, to support the Council's waste management operation.

We may also offer HGV driver training to those candidates that have a desire to develop their skills.

Key requirements    

Skills & experience  

Previous experience of working in a waste collection environment is desirable, including the use of bin lift/compaction equipment and acting as a reversing assistant.  You should be a good team player, have good customer care skills and enjoy working outdoors in all weathers.  The role requires a considerable amount of walking and you should be health and safety conscious as you will be operating machinery and working on the highways.

Additional information        

There is a requirement to work on public and bank holidays and occasionally weekends to ensure the provision of an efficient and effective service. 

For the right candidate, there may be an opportunity to undertake HGV training in order to support the Environment team and individual career progression. 

The Council is actively building diverse teams and welcomes applications from everyone, including people of different age, sex, gender, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation. ESBC is a Disability Confident Employer.

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East Staffordshire Borough Council aims to recruit and retain the most talented people to enable us to deliver high quality services for our residents.  A career with East Staffordshire Borough Council offers rewarding and challenging opportunities in a wide range of roles, and the chance to make a difference to the lives of local people.  As an employee of East Staffordshire Borough Council you will have access to a range of benefits including flexible working, opportunities to learn and develop new skills and leisure activity discounts.  Further information regarding the numerous benefits and rewards associated with working for us can be found on this page Benefits and Rewards

About East Staffordshire

East Staffordshire is a great mix of town and country.  The capital of the National Forest, the St George’s Park FA Centre and a rich brewing heritage can all be found in the borough, as can beautiful countryside and interesting villages.  The Council offices and Town Hall are based in Burton upon Trent.

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Equality & Diversity

The Council is actively building diverse teams and welcomes applications from everyone, including people of different age, sex, gender, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation. 

We are a Disability Confident Employer, and further details of our commitment to Equality and Diversity can be found on this page Equality and Diversity

   East Staffs

Learning and Development

We are committed to developing the skills and knowledge of our workforce to meet the current and future needs of the organisation. Further details of learning and development opportunities can be found on this page Learning and Development

How To Apply

Details of how to complete an application, can be found on this page How to apply

Company info
01283 508708
East Staffordshire Borough Council
Town Hall
King Edward Place
Burton upon Trent
DE14 2EB

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