Recycling Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00041934-1
  • Date Posted: 13 April 2024
  • Employer: FCC Environment
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £22,215 to £22,216
  • Sector: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

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Recycling Assistant
Salary – £22,215.44 per annum (plus overtime and benefits)
Hourly Rate- £10.42 per hour (plus overtime and benefits)
Hours – 41 hours per week, 08:45 am to 17:15 pm
Depot Address (inc. Postcode) – Ipswich, IP2 2DW
Want more info? Please give Vince Green, (Assistant Contract Manager) a call on 07749 387601 for an informal chat
As a Recycling Assistant with FCC Environment, we will train you to deliver a high standard of customer service to the public and to actively encourage reuse and recycling as well as assisting the public with their waste disposal.
This vacancy is for a full-time position, working 5 days per week including weekends, however, we will consider requests for job shares or flexible working to suit your lifestyle.
Our promise to you

• Competitive salary
• Staff discount in our charity re-use shops
• Bonus scheme
• 20 days annual leave (full-time working)
• Bank Holiday overtime + lieu day
• Pension scheme
• Life Insurance
• Vocational training and progression opportunities
• Uniform provided free
• Recognition rewards
• Flexible benefits including high street savings, cycle to work scheme and Gymflex membership
• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme and Best Doctors Service
What will you be doing?
At FCC Environment we pride ourselves in providing a first-class recycling service to Suffolk’s residents. Working at one of Suffolk’s Recycling Centres you will be part of a dedicated team providing that service, by greeting and assisting site users and encouraging them to reuse and recycle their items, reducing waste and helping the environment, whilst ensuring that you, your colleagues and site users remain safe whilst on our sites.
We work with our local charity partner to identify items suitable for reuse and sale by the charity, raising money for their work with young people in Suffolk
A full induction and job training will be given, including training to allow you to safely manage the physical elements of the roll, such as manual handling.
Career progression available from apprenticeship up to degree level for those that want to and show the right aptitude.
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. Our vision is to be the environmental company of choice, delivering change for a sustainable future.
We operate over 200 facilities in England, Scotland and Wales and employ around 2,500 people.
The profile of the UK's recycling and waste management industry has never been higher. With a real drive for Net Zero and the Environment Act in place, DEFRA’s Resources and Waste strategy has focused our minds on ever more recycling and best practice in waste management. And with more local authorities calling a Climate Crisis, the pressure is on us all as citizens and us as a business to reduce waste and maximise re-use and recovery. We need people who are up for the challenge. 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. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
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