Household Reuse and Recycling Centre Operative Bristol

Job title: Household Reuse and Recycling Centre Operative

Company: Bristol Waste Company

Job description: £19,327 per annum

Hours: 33.78 hours per week 4 on 4 off

Location: Days Road Depot / Avonmouth (2 roles available)


As a Household Reuse and Recycling Centre (HRRC) Operative you will be working within a team and report to a Site Supervisor. The post holder will actively participate in all operations involving the receipt and separation of recycling, disposal and reuse of waste. You will be engaging with members of the public and directing the loading and transfer of waste and recyclable materials to final disposal points. Alongside carrying out general site duties such as housekeeping of site grounds, buildings and staff facilities, and when trained to do so, driving wheeled loading shovel and other mobile plant. An important aspect is to carry out inspections and report any defects of mobile plant, vehicles and other equipment.


  • Experience of dealing with a wide range of colleagues and customers and use of appropriate communication skills in responding to operational issues
  • Willingness to work flexibly and adapt to changing roles to meet operational requirements
  • Proven experience of effective contribution to team working
  • Capacity to operate computerised weighbridge (training will be provided)
  • Experience or ability to demonstrate suitability for physical work involving the lifting of weights up to 25 kg and manual handling to include pushing/pulling waste bins
  • Ability to gain LGV Class II licence and ability to operate a range of mobile plant, equipment and vehicles


  • Free onsite parking (subject to availability)
  • 20 days holiday
  • Development opportunities
  • Employee benefits and discounts
  • Free Physio
  • BUPA wellbeing cash plan

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Expected salary: £19327 per year

Location: Bristol

Job date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 03:28:42 GMT

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