Site Operative Waste

Posted 14 March by Commercial Services Easy Apply

Do you have experience in working in a Waste Management Environment? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a site operative to work at Tunbridge Wells Transfer Station, working 48 hours per week.

Your Role
  • Safely and efficiently operate the site in accordance with site license, working plan, legislation, site procedures and risk assessments.
  • Maintain a high a level of cleanliness on the HWRC, provide excellent customer service maximise recycling to achieve targets.
Key Duties
  • To take reasonable care of yourself and others when working on site.

  • Enforce site rules for users.

  • Handle all incidents and accidents in accordance with site procedures and report them to the site manager.

  • Report any health and safety issues to the site manager/supervisor.

  • Control traffic management of all vehicles and pedestrians on site.

  • Act as pedestrian watch in the transfer station.

  • Unlock containers at start of day, and lock up at end of day, first checking for any non - conforming items.

  • Identify waste requiring special handling (batteries, gas bottles, asbestos, heavy items) - assist and advise general public in these cases.

  • Ensure site is operating in accordance with company policies, site procedures, risk assessments, toolbox talks and training.

  • Identify any non-conforming waste and report to manager/supervisor immediately.

  • Politely inform customers of the recyclable facilities.

  • Maximise recycling materials on site.

  • Monitor and control quality of recyclables for contradictions.

  • Operate site weighbridge system.

  • Complete all relevant paperwork for the site.

  • Monitor daily levels of containers.

  • Inform the site manager/supervisor when containers require servicing.

  • Complete site paperwork in accordance with site procedures and the duty of care.

  • Ensure trip hazards are removed immediately.

  • Litter pick as necessary and at the end of the day.

  • Sweep as necessary and at the end of day.

  • Handle spillages in accordance with procedures.

  • Assist customers with the unloading of their waste.

  • Politely direct all complaints to manager.

Your Benefits
  • 25 days annual leave plus concessionary day (increasing to 27 days after 4 years service)

  • Free on site parking

  • Staff benefits including, 4% employer company pension contribution, discounted gym membership, childcare voucher scheme and staff discount and many more.

A Bit About Us

Commercial Services is one of the largest trading organisations of its kind in the UK. With its Schools Supplies Division set up nearly 70 years ago by Kent County Council, it has grown organically to become one of the leading suppliers of products and services to other publicly funded organisations.

Since creating a private limited company corporate structure, wholly-owned by the local authority, Commercial Services is aligned to seizing opportunities for further growth beyond its established customer base and diverse markets.

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please visit , where you can view the job description and complete an application form to apply.

Commercial Services Kent/Trading Ltd is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

Required skills

  • waste management
  • site operative
  • waste services

Reference: 34683838

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