Site Operative

  • Job Reference: 00018375-1
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Employer: FCC Environment
  • Location: New Romney, Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Main purpose and scope of job
All employees to take care for their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions. Additionally, employees must also co-operate with the company to enable it to discharge its own responsibilities successfully by assisting members of public with the disposal of waste at the Household Waste Recycling Centre within our Mid & East Kent sites and assisting in the general running and maintenance of the site.

Duties and key responsibilities - Operational
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.
Litter picking to ensure waste does not escape and complies with the site license. Assessing and making a judgement as to whether certain vehicles are depositing of waste from a trade waste origin and follow council procedures.
Monitoring levels of waste in external contractors recycling containers.
Liaising with Team Leader/Site Supervisors to arrange collections.
Maintaining housekeeping within the mess facilities.
Maintenance of site infrastructure — eg washing signs, containers, cleaning drains. Any other duties deemed necessary to meet the needs of the business.

Experienced with interacting positively with members of the public Demonstrable understanding of the importance of Health & Safety
Be able to spot recyclable materials
Be keen to undertake personal development
Pay attention to detail
Be a team-player
Be able to operate mechanical equipment, after instruction
Have a basic knowledge of Health & Safety and are able to follow health and safety procedures
Able to work with minimum supervision

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

Personal attributes and other requirements
Keen to work as part of a team
Health and safety minded
Good customer service skills
Polite and helpful
Fitness, health and mobility
Able to work flexible hours
Are a good-timekeeper
Have basic communication skills, including the written word
Willing and able to work in adverse weather conditions