HWRC Operative

  • Job Reference: 00014739-1
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2022
  • Employer: FCC Environment
  • Location: Witney, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Main purpose and scope of job
To assist members of public with the disposal of waste at the Household Waste Recycling Centre at Dix Pit.

Duties and key responsibilities - Operational
• Recognises the importance and value of working as part of a team
• Assisting members of public with the disposal of their waste within the HWRC and presenting a positive image and giving a friendly welcome to all users
• Adhere to the council requirements for van users and other rules including logging of registration numbers
• Sorting and moving waste streams deposited by members of the public into the appropriate location and waste stream e.g. paints
• Moving large electrical items into the appropriate storage area
• Escorting members of the public to the asbestos containers
• Demonstrates the ability to listen to others while contributing their own ideas
• Promotes the Group’s values and corporate objectives to colleagues
• Demonstrates a commitment to, and promotes, equality and diversity ensuring the Group is an inclusive environment in which individuals are respected and unacceptable behaviours challenged
• Manages self and others in accordance with Group policies and procedures and contributes to policy development as appropriate
• Maintains an open, approachable manner, and treats others fairly and respectfully. Preserves others’ self-confidence and dignity, and shows regard for their opinions.
• Ensuring mobile plant is kept is a clean condition by washing down regularly.
• Undertaking light maintenance of machines including greasing as per machine specifications and clearing debris on a regular basis and in accordance with company safe working practice.
• Ensuring good housekeeping within the work area throughout the day and at the end of the day.
• Enforcing traffic management
• Ensuring health and safety aspects are being adhered to and recording any near misses which arise.
• Ensure all waste is securely stored
• Ensure all lights & equipment are switched off
• Ensure all external doors and windows are closed and locked
• Ensure that the building intruder alarm is set
• Ensure that gate and walkway gate is locked upon leaving premises.

Any other duties deemed necessary to meet the needs of the business.

Experience
• No experience required, however, working within the waste industry or similar would be beneficial.

Essential Knowledge
• Completion of all training as defined within the Training Matrix.

Personal attributes and other requirements
• Keen to work as part of a team
• Hardworking
• Health and safety minded
• Willing to learn to operate site mobile plant
• Good customer service skills
• Polite and helpful
Any other reasonable request.