Waste Operative - 7 Positions Available
Lewes District Council 5 reviews - East Sussex

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Waste Operative –
7 positions available
Service Delivery – Waste
Based in Newhaven / Lewes, East Sussex
PDS0103/ RR0577

We are looking for seven hard working, physically fit and strong Waste Operatives to start as soon as possible.

You will need to be keen to work flexibly, as the post will require you to carry out a variety of duties including waste collection (including food waste), street cleaning and recycling with a total commitment to customer care, quality and service excellence. You will be based in Newhaven but on occasion may be asked to work from Lewes.

It is essential that you possess a minimum class B licence but a C1 driving licence (up to 7.5 tonnes GVW) is preferable with accompanying CPC card.

It is important that you are able to cope with what can be a very physically demanding outdoor job in all weathers and with punctual early morning 6:00 am starts for refuse collection, although some other roles start later.

There will be a requirement for keeping good records and working both alone and as part of teams. Maintaining the Councils excellent reputation when working with the public in Service Delivery is essential as is keeping yourself and others safe, caring for the environment and working within all of the Council’s policies including e.g., Equal Opportunities.

You will also be expected to work on Bank Holidays and Saturdays as required. You will be working with an excellent group of hard working and good humoured staff. We offer good training opportunities and a pension scheme.

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