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Refuse Collector – Glanyrafon and Penrhos Depot

Closing date: 06/08/2020

Reference: REQ102364

37 hours / Fixed-Term

18,065 *

Various Locations within Ceredigion

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

We are looking to recruit Refuse Collectors to join our busy Waste Collection Service on a, full time, fixed term 6 monthly basis, based at our Glanyrafon Depot Aberystwyth or Penrhos Depot Llandysul.

This is an opportunity to join the Waste Collection Service providing frontline collections of recycling, food waste, residual waste and glass.

On a day to day basis you:

  • will load refuse and recycling materials onto vehicles as required;
  • will empty litter bins;
  • may be required to assist with works in the wider Local Environmental Services team in keeping with the profile of the post.

The post requires a range of physical activities including, lifting, sweeping, stretching and bending.

We are looking to recruit individuals who:

  • are reliable, enthusiastic and self-motivated;
  • are quick learning and have good communication skills;
  • who appreciate the important contribution our refuse collections service has in improving our local environment;
  • are equally happy working in a team or on their own;
  • enjoy physical work and be willing to work in moderately adverse weather conditions.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Job Description and Person Specification

Note:  We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Highways and Environmental

We deliver efficient, sustainable and bilingual services to the people of Ceredigion, promoting well-being in our communities, pride in a healthy well-kept environment, and confidence in our local economy.  Our key responsibilities include: 

  • Transport Services: Corporate transport; Fleet management; Parking Services; Harbours.
  • Highways Maintenance: Cyclic and Routine Maintenance; Emergency response; Highways inspection; Winter service.
  • Highways Development: Planning liaison; Road safety; Regional transport; Street lighting; Streetworks; Traffic management; CWIC/NMWTRA; Design supervision; Flood and coastal risk management; Highways improvement.
  • Local Environment Services: Waste Collections; Household waste sites; Grounds maintenance; Street cleaning.