Refuse / Recycling Operative

  • Job Reference: 00016476-1
  • Date Posted: 5 May 2022
  • Employer: FCC Environment
  • Location: Hereford, Herefordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Main purpose and scope of job

To work as part of a team collecting domestic refuse in sacks and collecting comingled recycling in wheel bins from 120ltr / 240ltr & 360ltr wheel bins within the County of Herefordshire.

Duties and key responsibilities – Operational

• To ensure all properties allocated to the round and day are all collected and to ensure all wheel bins are put back to their original collection point.
• To collect domestic sacks and recycling wheel bins from assisted properties.
• To ensure all waste types are collected and any debris is cleared from the area of collection.


• To be fit and well and be able to walk distances on a daily basis
• To be able to work as part of a team
• To have good knowledge of the County of Herefordshire
• The ability to take on responsibilities and work on own initiative and be able to communicate back to the office admin and Supervisors.
• Willing to work outdoors in all-weather types
• Willing to have further training and additional training.

Essential Knowledge

Satisfactory completion of the relevant Competency Management System modules.
Completion of all other training as defined within the Training Matrix.
Relevant Knowledge of Herefordshire

Personal attributes and other requirements

• To learn specific skilled based qualities relating to collecting waste
• Ability to work as part of a team and to take on responsibilities
• Good fitness and the ability to walk long distances
• Willing to work outdoors in all-weather types
• Undertake further training as required