Refuse Collector (Goole)

£18,065 per annum + contractual overtime
Goole and Howdenshire
Employment type
Full Time
Closing date
Job closes on 5 July
Job reference
Job reference: STRE000373
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The job itself

Job Term: Permanent

Appointment Type: Full time

Days of work: Any 5 from 7 days

Hours per week 37 hours per week plus 2 hours contractual overtime

Place of Work: Goole

Refuse Collector required to join our team in Goole.

Duties will include: Collecting household, industrial and commercial waste from a variety of locations e.g. domestic properties, schools, highway maintained, shops etc. Transporting wheeled bins, plastic sacks or bulk containers to the refuse collection vehicle from the premise curtilage or from the back door for pre-designated properties. Then completely emptying the contents into the vehicle without causing any avoidable damage, noise or spillage. Leaving the street clear of household rubbish. Replace the bins at the property/collection point, ensuring the bin does not obstruct footpaths or entrances

A suitable level of fitness is required to cope with physical demands of job, i.e. able to walk for a minimum of 5 hours a day and the dexterity to move loaded wheeled bins. With the ability to work outdoors in all weathers and able to start work early morning.

There is a requirement to work overtime or weekends to catch up the refuse/recycling service after a bank holiday, due to vehicle breakdown / inclement weather or other operation pressures. On occasions, when the service dictates, you will be required to work on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank/Public Holidays for which the appropriate enhancement will be paid.

The role is based at the Goole depot but good local knowledge of other areas within the East Riding would be useful.


Closing date: 5 July 2020

Interview date: To be arranged


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