HWRC Site Operative

  • Job Reference: 00043316-1
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2024
  • Employer: FCC Environment
  • Location: Marlborough, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £21,344.29 to £21,344.30
  • Sector: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

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HWRC Site Operative
Salary – £21,344.29 per annum (plus benefits)
Hours – 35.88 hours per week, Start time 08:30 am
Location Postcode – SN8 4AN
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As an HWRC Site Operative at FCC Environment, you will provide a helpful, courteous and professional service to the public by helping them to dispose of their waste, whilst trying to maximise recycling. The Centre is operated by FCC for Wiltshire County Council.
This vacancy is for a full-time position, working 5 days per week, however, we will consider requests for job shares to suit your lifestyle (working full days).
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Our promise to you

• Competitive salary
• 20 days annual leave (full-time working) plus Bank Holidays
• Pension scheme
• Life insurance
• Discretionary bonus scheme
• On the job training and progression
• Recognition scheme
• Refer a friend
• Flexible benefits including high street savings, cycle to work scheme and Gymflex membership, holiday purchase and many more.
• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme and the Best Doctors Service via our Wellbeing Platform.
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What will you be doing?

• Work in compliance with Group Safe Working Procedures and ensure you work safely at all times.
• To comply with all company policies and procedures in ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the machinery
• Ensure that all actions maintain a safe and healthy environment for self, colleagues and customers
• Help to maintain high level of housekeeping on site.
• Demonstrate a polite and courteous manner to the public at all times, thereby providing an exemplary customer service to the Council and the public.
• Demonstrate good communication skills towards the Area Supervisor, Manager, Site Staff, Council, Environment Agency and the Public.
• Direct and advise the public, as well as supervise the deposition of the household waste, to ensure that the material is deposited in the correct containers with the aim of maximising recycling and diversion from landfill.
• To be aware of, and conversant with the relevant details of the Waste Management Licence, Working Plan, Risk Assessments, COSHH Assessments, Emergency Procedures and other relevant health, safety & environmental documents as directed by the Area Supervisor.
• Ensure all accidents, near-misses or dangerous situations are recorded and reported to your Area Supervisor or Manager.
• Control and direct the flow of traffic within the centre to ensure the safety of the public at all times.
• Offer assistance to any persons with loading there waste into the appropriate containers, making sure that all necessary Health & Safety precautions are taken.
• Remove any items, so long as it is safe to do so, within the recycling containers to prevent contamination. Under NO circumstances should you climb into a container.
• Prevent as many recyclables from entering the general waste containers as possible, as well as retrieve where possible any recyclables thrown in the general waste containers. This MUST only be carried out if safe to do so, and under NO circumstances should you climb into a container.
• All company issued uniform and appropriate PPE MUST be worn at all times including name badge.
• All accidents, near misses or dangerous situations to be recorded and reported in accordance with Group’s procedures, including any violence, threats or acts of intimidation against you.
• To unlock and lock the centre and be responsible for making sure the site is secure and safe during site opening hours.
• Keep and maintain the centre facilities provided in a clean and tidy manner, and free from windblown litter, including regular cleaning of gullies and ancillary drainage, grass cutting and weeding around shrubs and trees and pruning where necessary and safe to do so.
• Ensure that the centre office and toilets are cleaned regularly and does not contain inappropriate material, or items not approved by either the Group or client Authority.
• Provide and maintain a daily log of events and activities at the centre, record all visitors other than those depositing waste and keep such records as are contractually or legally required.
• Ensure that no unauthorised person is allowed to sort, disturb, remove or interfere with any waste on the Centre.
• Carry out any reasonable and safe duties assigned to you by your Supervisor or Manager.
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About Us
We are FCC Environment, one of the nation’s leading waste and resource management companies. Committed to sustainability, we strive to minimise the amount of waste that ends up in landfill by transforming it into valuable resources wherever possible.
We operate over 200 facilities in England, Scotland and Wales and employ around 2,400 people.
The profile of the UK's recycling and waste management industry has never been higher. We need people who are up for the challenge to help us tackle climate change. We need people with ideas. We need you. Together we will meet the UK’s waste management and energy recovery needs.
FCC Environment are equal opportunities employers, we value diversity, and we are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.
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