Household Reuse and Recycling Centre (HRRC) Operative


Bristol Waste Company
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£27,059 per annum

Job Highlights
  • We have an exciting opportunity HRRC Operatives with a strong customer service background that share our ambitious vision and values to make Bristol a cleaner and greener place to live and work.
  • You will act as the first point of contact to the public, providing a professional service by giving advice, direction, and assistance, ensuring that waste is received and deposited correctly.
  • Depending on your role we provide an employer contribution of up to 5% into the company pension scheme and generous annual leave package with 25 days annual leave.
Job Requirements/Description

Hours: 40 hrs per week, working pattern: Wednesday- Sunday

Location: Hartcliffe

Household Reuse and Recycling Centre (HRRC) Operative

Purpose of the role:

We have an exciting opportunity HRRC Operatives with a strong customer service background that share our ambitious vision and values to make Bristol a cleaner and greener place to live and work. 

You will act as the first point of contact to the public, providing a professional service by giving advice, direction, and assistance, ensuring that waste is received and deposited correctly.

You will:

  • Control the receipt and segregation for recycling of waste received, engaging with commercial customers as well as members of the public.
  • Direct and control the loading and transfer of waste, recyclable and reusable materials to final disposal points.
  • Carry out general site duties including housekeeping of site grounds, buildings and staff facilities.
  • If trained to drive a Telehandler and other mobile plant, carry out inspections and report defects of mobile plant, vehicles and other equipment.
  • Operate weighbridge when required
  • Actively participate in full range of recycling and reuse activities/initiatives

Requirements For the Role

  • Experience of dealing with a wide range of colleagues and customers and use of appropriate communication skills in responding to operational issues
  • Proven experience of effective contribution to team working
  • Ability to operate computerised weighbridge (training will be provided)
  • Demonstrable experience of ability to work effectively without direct supervision
  • Demonstrable understanding of health and safety and other associated relevant legislation
  • Experience or ability to demonstrate suitability for physical work involving the lifting of weights up to 25 kg and manual handling to include pushing/pulling waste bins

Our Benefits

  • Depending on your role we provide an employer contribution of up to 5% into the company pension scheme.
  • Generous annual leave package with 25 days annual leave days plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Support for Mental Health, we have an BUPA Employee Assistance Programme that provides support in a variety of different areas such as Mental Health, Financial and Family related topics. We also have Mental Health First Aiders across the business.
  • Support for your Physical Health with our BUPA Health Cash Plan (we cover the cost of coverage for you), Cycle to Work scheme and an onsite Physiotherapist. All free for our colleagues.
  • Because we value our colleagues so much, we want to recruit more employees just like them. Which is why we have our employee referral scheme.
  • Dedicated learning and development team. We take pride in developing our colleagues and some examples of this include our In-House Driver Development Programme and internal promotions. Many of our Senior Leadership Team have developed from Operational roles, such as one of our Contract Managers who started as a Street Cleanser.
  • Employee recognition awards and long service awards. To celebrate our colleagues wherever they are on their journey with us. We recognise and celebrate talent.
  • Flexible working, we recognise that everyone is different and strive to create an environment that supports all colleagues. We have introduced a hybrid working model where possible and actively encourage part-time working, job sharing and flexibility on hours. If this interests, you please do get in touch, and we can start a conversation.
Bristol Waste Company
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£27,059 per annum

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