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Waste Operative

Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
£9.90 Per Hour
Job Type
21 Jul 2022

Lynx Employment Services are a professional recruitment company based in Sheffield. Established in 2001, we have provided temporary and permanent staff to many different public and private companies.

Lynx always try to provide a high standard of staff therefore successful candidates must be able to show pride and commitment to their work.

We are recruiting on behalf of our client - Amey, who is looking for a Waste Operative to join their team.

Start Date: ASAP

Pay rate: £9.90 per hour

Shift Pattern: Monday to Sunday (5 out of 7 days) between 08:00am - 17:00pm

Purpose of the Role:

As a Waste Operative you will be assisting the public and ensure that all waste is separated according to its stream and that all recyclable elements are recycled.

A typical day could include:

  • dealing face to face with the public and answering any queries they have;
  • waste acceptance;
  • sorting waste to ensure it is in the correct waste stream and general housekeeping.
  • no day is the same so this is a great place to have a varied workloadNo previous experience or qualifications is needed as full training will be given.

Main Duties:

  • Ensure the segregation of the different waste streams into the appropriate containers.
  • Assist the public in separating their waste and provide general advice about recycling.
  • Greet the public on site and assist them in using the site effectively.
  • Ensure the safe storage of waste in accordance with the permit requirements.
  • Ensure that hazardous waste is separated and stored appropriately.
  • Keep the site clean and tidy and make sure it remains respectable at all times.
  • Report all Health and Safety incidents in accordance with Company guidelines.
  • Manage and implement site policies as directed.
  • Identification of contaminated recyclable materials and undertake appropriate action as necessary.
  • All work to be carried out in accordance with Amey s company policies, risk assessments and safe working practices.
  • Undertake any training necessary as part of the duties required.
  • The post holder must comply with the Company Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety at Work Policies.
  • Undertake any other duties commensurate with the designation and grading of the post, subject to any reasonable adjustments under the Disability Discrimination Act.

Skills and Experiences:

  • Experience in a similar role would be an advantage.
  • Able to work as part of team but be able to use their own initiative.
  • Good customer service skills and experience of dealing with public.
  • Ability to adhere to policies and procedures.
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  • Job Reference: 663290265-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Lynx Employment Services Ltd
    Lynx Employment Services Ltd
  • Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £9.90 Per Hour
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent