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Refuse Collector - Commercial

Refuse Collector

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Environmental Services Refuse Team for a Refuse Collector. You will work within a team of refuse collection operatives, assisting in the safe operation of a refuse vehicle and providing a high standard refuse collection service to the residents of Kirklees. You will be responsible for collecting household, industrial and commercial waste from a variety of locations, e.g. domestic and commercial properties, schools, etc. Transporting wheeled bins, plastic sacks or bulk containers to the refuse collection vehicle from the premise curtilage or from the back door for pre-designated properties. Then completely emptying the contents into the vehicle without causing any avoidable damage, noise or spillage. Leaving the street clear of household rubbish. Replace the bins at the property/collection point, ensuring the bin does not obstruct footpaths or entrances

Applicants must be able to carrying out the demanding aspects of the role which include walking for a minimum of 6 hours a day and lifting/handling loaded wheeled bins. With the ability to work outdoors in all weathers, cover various roles within department and the ability to start work early morning. Initiative, good customer care and communication skills are essential for this post. You must be flexible to work overtime or weekends to catch up the refuse/recycling service after a bank holiday, due to vehicle breakdown / inclement weather or other operational pressures.

Shift Pattern:

Monday - Thursday (7am - 5pm). Total of 38 hours per week.

Pay rate: £10.19 rising to £10.53 after 12 weeks.

Immediate starts available.

  • Posted on 12th May 2022
  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £10.19 - £10.53 per hour
  • Tenure: contract