Household Refuse and Recycling Centre Team Leader


Bristol Waste Company
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£32,822 per annum

Job Highlights
  • Bristol Waste Company are responsible for refuse and recycling collection, street cleansing and waste disposal for the people of Bristol.
  • As Chargehand you will direct and control daily operations of the Household Reuse and Recycling Centre (HRRC) involving efficient receipt and segregation for recycling, loading and transfer of waste.
  • Depending on your role we provide an employer contribution of up to 5% into the company pension scheme and a generous annual leave package with 25 days.
Job Requirements/Description

Salary: £32,822 per annum

Hours: 40 per week, Saturday - Wednesday working pattern 

Location: Days Road depot, Bristol

Household Recycling and Reuse Centre Team Leader

Purpose of the role:

As Chargehand you will direct and control daily operations of the Household Reuse and Recycling Centre (HRRC) involving efficient receipt and segregation for recycling, loading and transfer of waste. 

Working with a great team, the role allows you to build relationships internally and with external suppliers, and offers great training and development opportunities. 

Key responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for the efficient operation of the HRRC, ensuring all necessary resource in the form of employees, plant and vehicles and that they are available on site and correctly employed
  • Ensure the safe, efficient loading and transfer of waste/recyclable materials from HRRC depot to final disposal points
  • Develop and maintain good customer relations, respond to customer enquiries, advising customers on correct procedures and deal with incorrect depositing of waste
  • Ensure compliance with safe working practices and maintain safe working conditions for employees, contractors and customers

Essential Requirements for the role:

  • Demonstrable ability to effectively direct an operational team
  • Experience of dealing with a wide range of colleagues and customers
  • Experience or ability to demonstrate suitability for physical work involving lifting up to 25kg
  • Ability to gain LGV Class II licence and ability to drive/operate a range of mobile plant, equipment and vehicles
  • Willingness to be work flexibly and adapt to changing roles in order to meet operational requirements
  • Demonstrable understanding of health and safety and other associated relevant legislation
  • UK Drivers Licence

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 

£32,822 per annum

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