Job: Waste Site Operative

Reference: 921/NW
Salary: £20,492 Per Annum
Hours: 48.00/wk
Area: Operational Services
Contract: Permanent
Location: Sevenoaks, Dunbrik Transfer Site
Closing Date: 26/11/2019
Interview Date: TBC

Do you have experience in working in a Waste Management Environment? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a site operative to work at Dunbrik Transfer Site in Sevenoaks.

Your Role

Safely and efficiently operate the site in accordance with site license, working plan, legislation, site procedures and risk assessments.

Maintain a high a level of cleanliness on the HWRC, provide excellent customer service maximise recycling to achieve targets.

Key Duties

  • To take reasonable care of yourself and others when working on site.
  • Enforce site rules for users.
  • Handle all incidents and accidents in accordance with site procedures and report them to the site manager.
  • Report any health and safety issues to the site manager/supervisor.
  • Control traffic management of all vehicles and pedestrians on site.
  • Act as pedestrian watch in the transfer station.
  • Unlock containers at start of day, and lock up at end of day, first checking for any non – conforming items.
  • Identify waste requiring special handling (batteries, gas bottles, asbestos, heavy items) – assist and advise general public in these cases.
  • Ensure site is operating in accordance with company policies, site procedures, risk assessments, toolbox talks and training.
  • Identify any non-conforming waste and report to manager/supervisor immediately.
  • Politely inform customers of the recyclable facilities.
  • Maximise recycling materials on site.
  • Monitor and control quality of recyclables for contradictions.
  • Operate site weighbridge system.
  • Complete all relevant paperwork for the site.
  • Monitor daily levels of containers.
  • Inform the site manager/supervisor when containers require servicing.
  • Complete site paperwork in accordance with site procedures and the duty of care.
  • Ensure trip hazards are removed immediately.
  • Litter pick as necessary and at the end of the day.
  • Sweep as necessary and at the end of day.
  • Handle spillages in accordance with procedures.
  • Assist customers with the unloading of their waste.
  • Politely direct all complaints to manager.
  • Lock all site containers at end of day.

Your Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave plus concessionary day (increasing to 27 days after 4 years service)
  • Free on site parking
  • Staff benefits including, 4% employer company pension contribution, discounted gym membership, childcare voucher scheme and staff discount and many more.

Commercial Services Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

Please note that full Commercial Services Terms and Conditions apply to this role.