Seasonal Waste Collector (FIF16079c) - FIF16079

Fife Council

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  • Reference: FIF16079

Job Description

Contract Type: Seasonal up to 16 weeks, alternative dayshift/backshift

Interview Date: 20 April 2020

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Meeting daily waste collection quotas working as part of a team.

Uplifting domestic and commercial waste containers, wheeled containers, sacks or loose waste (which can involve odorous materials) in all weather conditions, including severe weather lasting several days.

Collect and position waste containers onto the vehicle’s lifting gear and return when emptied with proper consideration for the users of the containers and for pedestrians. Enter private properties; take out waste containers and sacks and return emptied waste containers to their original location.

Load sacks, loose waste and larger items by hand into the vehicle hopper or skip or bin for disposal. Use and operate associated tools and equipment as required.

Clean the interior and exterior of refuse collection vehicles at required intervals.

Under the driver’s direction, assist in routine vehicle checks.

Undertake other general labouring duties, including manual snow and ice clearing and salt spreading.

The Individual

You must be physically able to walk considerable distances every day, collecting and loading heavy wheeled containers and sacks.

You must be capable of manual outdoor working in all weathers, have physical working dexterity and a flexible approach towards carrying out a range of tasks. You should be a team worker with have clear verbal communication skills and a ‘can-do’ approach to help resolve problems

You must be able to provide regular and effective service

For further information, please contact: Jennifer Crawford 03451 555 555 Ext. 401699

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