Waste Disposal Operative

Orkney Islands Council


£19,099 to £20,237 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: ORK05098


Roads and Environmental Services - Environmental Services Facilities

Waste Disposal Operative

74 hours per fortnight (Week 1 - Tuesday to Friday, Week 2 - Tuesday to Sunday). Equivalent to 37 hours per week.
£23,274 - £24,526 (including shift allowance and Distant Islands Allowance)

You will be responsible, individually or as a member of a team, for the operation of a recycling site, landfill site, transfer site or intermediate plant. The duties will include waste disposal and recycling operations and any other duties associated with the service function commensurate with this post.

You must have a positive approach to health and safety and a flexible attitude to work, with a willingness to undertake a variety of duties.

It is essential to have a full current UK driving licence. Experience of operating bulk handling equipment e.g. forklifts and/or loadalls is desirable.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Jonathan Walters, Environmental Services Facilities Manager, e-mail jonathan.walters@orkney.gov.uk or telephone 01856 871547.

Closing Date: Sunday 24 October 2021

Please note that interview expenses are not payable for this post.

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