Recycling Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00037080-1
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2023
  • Employer: FCC Environment
  • Location: Mildenhall, Suffolk
  • Salary: Up to £10.42
  • Sector: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

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Recycling Assistant

Hourly Rate - £10.42 per hour (plus overtime and benefits)

Hours – 41 hours per week

Postcode of depot – IP28 7JQ

As a Recycling Assistant with FCC Environment, we will train you to deliver a high standard of customer service to the public by actively encouraging re-use and recycling as well as assisting 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 to suit your lifestyle (working full days).

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/progression
- Uniform provided free
- Recognition awards
- Flexible benefits including high street savings, cycle to work scheme and Gymflex membership
- Access to an Employee Assistance Programme and the Best Doctors Service

What will you be doing?

As part of a team, you will encourage and assist customers to re-use and recycle their items brought to the recycling centres, reducing waste and helping the environment.

Working with the team, it is important to maintain a safe and efficient recycling centre service.

Ensuring that the highest standard of customer care is always maintained by meeting, greeting assisting and advising customers is really important to us and our customers.

We work with our local charity partner to identify items suitable for re-use and sale by the charity, raising money for their work with young people in Suffolk.

Full training will be provided for the job, including full induction and manual handling training for your career in recycling.

Career progression is available from apprenticeship up to degree level for those that want and show the right aptitude.

What are we looking for?

- A commitment to delivering high levels of customer service
- Self-motivation
- Good timekeeping skills
- The ability to work well in a team and alone
- Willingness to work weekends and bank holidays

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 employees.

With the Environment Bill going through Westminster this year and DEFRA’s new Resources and Waste strategy focusing our minds on ever more recycling and best practice in waste management, the profile of the UK's waste management industry has never been higher. With more local authorities calling a Climate Crisis and a clear push towards net-zero carbon across the economy, the pressures 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 is an equal opportunities employer, values diversity and is 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 environment is, the better our work will be.

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