Waste Operative Dual Site

Position: Waste Operative Dual Site

Location: Chipping Norton, OX7 5TH & Wallingford, OX10 6SQ

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £32,500 per annum

Hours: 45 hours per week

Role-specific Benefits: Overtime

Essential Requirements: Loading Shovel Certificate

Closing Date: 24 May 2024

Role Summary

The purpose of the Dual Site Level 2 Green Waste Operative is to report to the Green Waste Manager and divide your time between the two sites as instructed to support the operation. This is a ‘hands-on’ role requiring the daily operation of composting technology, plant and machinery within the Green Waste Sites. Built to service Oxfordshire County and West Oxfordshire District Councilsthese are 2 of the 5 Green Waste sites that support producing a number of premium grade compost products which are used by local farmers, commercial gardeners and our local communities.

The Dual Site Level 2 Green Waste Operative is expected to be an ambassador of the company through championing the Severn Trent Green Power Values and culture.

Key Responsibilities

  • Compliance with the Environmental Permit (Site Licence) ABPR, PAS 100, BMS and the Health and Safety and Welfare of all people on site.
  • Maintenance of the plant and equipment ensuring daily weekly monthly checks are completed
  • Ensure that the plant operates efficiently and effectively, meeting all throughput requirements
  • Following all Health and Safety process and safe systems of work
  • Keeping required records, in respect of all compliance, operations, maintenance and procedures
  • Understanding the varied aspects to the role and being part of a team.

Key Requirements

  • Loading Shovel certificate or proven capability
  • Knowledge of composting & environmental process
  • Knowledge of working safely, including fire safety
  • Worked within a Management System
  • Shredder/Screen experience*
  • 1st Aid an advantage
  • Relevant Pesticide certificate (PA1;PA9;PA6) an advantage
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Computer literate
  • Agricultural background desirable
  • Ability to perform heavy lifting and manual labour as required
  • Knowledge of mechanical equipment used in waste management operations
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions
  • Excellent organizational skills to prioritize tasks effectively
  • Good communication skills to work as part of a team

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