Cookies on the JARK Website

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on the yourname website. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time.


More Jobs in Driving

Filter Results

  • To

Banksman - Driving


I am looking for an experienced Banksman for my client based in Widnes. The position is offered on a Temp to Perm basis for the right applicant.


Main Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include controlling and directing vehicle movements to ensure the safety of vehicles, drivers and pedestrians whilst supervising the safe discharge and loading of waste materials in and around the MRF facility.

* You will work alongside both foreman and mobile plant operators ensuring their safe passage in and out of the MRF. This will all require good listening, observation and communication skills.
* The banksman will review waste as it is being deposited to ensure waste compliance within the terms of the site licence and the duty of care note and will immediately halt the tipping of any non-conforming waste if appropriate and must record all non-conformance issues.
* The banksman will also ensure waste materials are deposited in a safe and timely manner in the correct section of the MRF.
* Utilise electronic handheld devices to aid in waste classification and identification in a safe and competent manner in line with Safe Systems of Work.
* The banksman must be observant of the tipping area and waste in regard to any potential fire hazards that may occur and immediately report any concerns.
* Duties will also involve helping in the segregation and storage of non-conforming wastes at floor level and keeping the working area free of debris; this will include but is not limited to the MRF entrances and the main sections of the yard leading up to the MRF.
* Ensure housekeeping across the site is kept to a high standard and walkways are kept clear at all times.
* Oversee all vehicle and machine movements on site ensuring pedestrian safety.
* Ensuring all persons on site including third parties, contractors, employees and visitors are following Health and Safety site rules at all times and are wearing full Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
* Report all non-conformances, near miss incidents and accidents to the MRF Manager and Compliance Department.
* Undertake thorough waste breakdown assessments inputting results into the handheld devices.
* Provide cover and flexibility in the absence of MRF Operatives on the picking line.


* Good standard of General Education
* Experience of working in the Waste is desirable
* Banksman experience is desirable
* Ability to communicate clearly and precisely with a good command of the English Language both spoken and written
* Good observation and listening skills

Core Competencies

* Outstanding attitude toward Health & Safety
* Reliable, honest and trustworthy
* Demonstrate a polite and courteous attitude at all times
* Enjoys being part of a team
* Can deliver excellent standards of work without permanent close supervision
* Excellent Housekeeping Standards
* Highly motivated and committed
* Possess a Flexible and Adaptable attitude
* A calm demeanour at all times
* Possess the ability to undertake repetitive tasks in a physically demanding working environment

Hours of work

The average working hours is 46.25 paid hours per week

Working a 10 hour shift Between 6:00am – 18:00pm Monday – Friday with 60 minutes unpaid break.

Saturday morning working is 6am – 13:00pm with a 30-minute unpaid break and is on a fixed rota basis.

Actual hours each day and week will vary and need to be flexible around all operational activity including any seasonal/customer demands.

Job Type: Full-time Temp to Perm

Salary: £12.50 per hour


Monday to Friday
Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Posted on 12th February 2024
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Salary: £12.50 per hour
  • Tenure: contract