General Operative / Yard Cleaner - Sittingbourne

Ref: 359 Date Posted: Tuesday 21 Sep 2021
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Venrec are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of our client based in Sittingbourne, Kent for General Operatives / Yard Cleaners

The role entails:

  • Manually sorting waste which is brought into the yard 
  • Maintaining a safe working environment through ensuring that the areas are kept tidy and that all emergency exits are clear
  • Sweeping, cleaning and picking litter where needed 
  • Cleaning all barriers, signs and other market infrastructure as instructed and required 
  • Ensuring that all incoming loads are compliant with Site Licence and permitted waste types 
  • Litter picking all "Fall Out Areas" and fences
  • Ensuring that any contamination, non-conforming waste, accidents, incidents, health and safety breaches and reported immediately to the Level 1 Supervisor or appropriate Manager
  • Ensuring that all PPE and safety equipment are used at all times 
  • Ensuring that Manual Handling requirements are met 
  • Undergoing any relevant training

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Good communication skills 
  • The ability to stay on your feet for extended periods of time 
  • The ability to lift heavy objects 
  • A "can do" attitude 
  • Previous experience working in the waste industry would be beneficial but is not essential for this position 

The rate of pay for this position is £9.36 per hour + holiday pay paid via PAYE 

The hours of work are Monday to Friday 6am - 6pm (Weekend work may also be available)

There is an opportunity for this to be made a permanent position with career progression