Refuse Collector (General Operative Driver)

Warndon Depot, Worcester
£16,880 - £17,793
10 Oct 2018
18 Oct 2018
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Shift work

Worcester is a great place to work. We have a thriving city centre, investment by cutting edge technology companies, a great wealth of history, a fantastic environment making it somewhere to be proud of.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside, Worcester is the jewel of the West Midlands, with a history spanning more than 2,000 years. Its rich heritage includes the 12th Century Cathedral and the Guildhall admired by monarchs from King George III to Queen Elizabeth II. Worcester offers a high quality of life with its rich and varied heritage, award winning parks, excellent schools and diverse range of shops and restaurants.

The city enjoys a strong sporting reputation based on top flight cricket and rugby clubs, a centrally located racecourse and major annual running and cycling events. Worcester has a strong cultural and musical life and is the birthplace of Elgar, one of England’s most celebrated composers.


Benefits to you:

- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising to 30 days with 5 years of local government service)

 - Generous pension scheme

- Support for training and professional development

- Subsidised childcare vouchers

- Subsidised leisure facilities and employee discounts in local stores

- Free confidential employee assistance programme, available 24 hours a day

- Birmingham less than an hour’s commute away


At Worcester City Council, we are committed to seeking excellence in everything we do as we strive for the coveted Investors in Accreditation standard.

We are looking for a keen and enthusiastic person, to join the Environmental Operations team. This post will predominately be involved in the collection of household, trade and garden waste acting as Collectors on our wheelie bin teams.

We are looking for individuals who enjoy a challenge and can fit into a team of people who are proud and committed to the service they provide.

Applicants must be physically fit, should be willing and able to work outside in all weathers and must be able to demonstrate a flexible approach to all duties. Applicants must also be able to evidence excellent customer care skills for assisting with enquiries from members of the public.

The hours of work are 37 per week, Tuesday – Friday 6:45 am – 16:30 pm

Closing date: 16 October 2018 

Worcester City Council’s aim is to interview all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

The Council is committed to working towards equality of opportunity in employment as well as in the provision of service.

Supporting documents
CG1.2 General Operative Driver.docx

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