Temporary RCHW Site Operative

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Temporary RCHW Site Operative
Contract / Temporary

Essex 8020

Posted: 10th June 2022 14:27
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  • Pay Rate:

    £11.33 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months (tbc)


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What's involved with this role:

Temporary RCHW Site Operative 

Job Ref: 8020 

Working as part of a team and under the instruction of the site supervisor the RCHW Site Operative will contribute towards safe and efficient site operations ensuring the site is clean, tidy and free from risk or accidents and incidents. They will assist members of the public in a friendly and professional manner, providing information and direction as needed   

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Completion of routine tasks on a daily/weekly basis as defined by the site supervisor and Line Manager, including ensuring the site is clean, safe, and tidy and that equipment is inspected, and supplies are kept clean and in good working order 
  • Assist with the supervision and preparation for the safe movement of waste containers while ensuring the safety of the public 
  • Help with the administrative tasks within the waste management processes, paperwork, compliance processes, quality assurance and other related documentation using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook 
  • Responsible for ensuring daily inspections are carried out to the required standard and are recorded appropriately in accordance with the Environmental Permit and Operating Procedures and ensure all defects are recorded and reported to the appropriate person; report any accidents/incidents and potential hazards that occur on site 
  • To carry out any other duties commensurate with the post as required to meet the needs of the service 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Minimum GCSE (or equivalent by experience) in English and Maths or NVQ level 2 
  • Knowledge – Interest in recycling and the environment 
  • Experience of working within the waste industry and a forward-facing customer environment 
  • Good interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public, and remain calm in challenging situations 


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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


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Job Ref: Essex 8020
Temporary RCHW Site Operative
Client Category: Local Authority

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