Temporary Refuse Loader – Waste Services

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Temporary Refuse Loader – Waste Services
Keynsham, BRISTOL
Contract / Temporary

Bath RQ644043

Posted: 29th July 2022 14:59
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  • Pay Rate:

    £9.98 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, 07:00 – 15:00

  • This opening assignment is for 2 months

  • Keynsham, BRISTOL,

    BS31 1SX

What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Temporary Refuse Loader – Waste Services

Reference no: Bath RQ644043

Loading kerbside recycling vehicles.

To remove household, industrial and commercial refuse from scheduled locations using containers provided.

Main Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Travel with Refuse Collection vehicle to and from collection area or refuse disposal point as scheduled.
  • Collect and load all manageable household, industrial and commercial waste in accordance with section 46 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and Section 76 of the Climate Act 2008.
  • Place bins to be emptied at the kerbside making sure no vehicular access is blocked and minimum obstructions to pedestrians, householders or vehicles and then return, ensuring no access is blocked.
  • Assist other loaders with heavy bins and loads.
  • Undertake a visual inspection of and where necessary reject contaminated bins for the recycling, glass, textile, garden or residual waste streams in line with Council policies.
  • Operate powered bin lifting mechanisms in a safe and correct manner in accordance with guidelines and Health and Safety procedures.
  • Collect any refuse spillage that occurs from either bins or vehicles to prevent road hazards.
  • Communicate with the public in a polite and courteous manner and provide necessary information about the refuse and recycling collection service.
  • Act as banksmen assisting the driver, watching out for any dangers which could develop for other road users, parked cars, children and pedestrians.
  • Advise team leader of any missing or defective bins, contamination, overfilled, heavy, difficulties of access or other problems.


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

  1. NVQ 2 or equivalent in Waste environment – desirable
  2. Knowledge of Waste/Cleansing industry - desirable
  3. Previous experience of working within a demanding manual role
  4. Prepared to work in all weather conditions
  5. Willingness to work out of hours in emergency circumstances


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  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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Temporary Refuse Loader – Waste Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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