Recycling Service Operative

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20961.00 - 22930.00 GBP Annual + plus 5% pension contribution and generous b
20 Oct 2020
06 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client provides high quality recycling and waste management services to Scottish businesses. The company has been instrumental in shaping business recycling in Scotland, and now has an exciting opportunity for a Recycling Service Operative to join them in continuing to deliver their exceptional and award winning service.

Job title
Recycling Service Operative

Location of job

Hours and terms
40 hours per week over a seven-day shift rotation. Permanent

Holiday terms
32 days per annum plus 3 public holidays

Purpose of the job
To ensure exceptional levels of service are achieved whilst meeting company objectives. The focus is to deliver recycling collections to clients in a friendly and efficient manner.

Main tasks and activities

•Manage workload to complete all collections in a timeous manner.
•Record collection data on handheld PDA's.
•Establish rapport with clients with an open and engaging manner.
•Identify opportunities to deliver additional services.
•Communicate effectively on a day to day basis.
•Understand agreed service levels and ensure they are upheld.
•Maintain a courteous and positive disposition with clients at all times.
•Support other team members as directed by line manager.

Person Specification
To be successful for this role, candidates will need to demonstrate how they meet the following criteria:

•Excellent verbal communication.
•Structured organisational and time management and skills.
•Analytical and methodical approach to problem solving.
•Ability to take decisions when appropriate and work in an unsupervised manner

Recycling Service Operatives collect recycling and waste from our clients with a positive disposition, to a high professional standard, and always safely and on time. This is a physical role; you will have a strong commitment to safe manual handling procedures.

As a front line team member you will demonstrate excellent commitment to customer service and have a flexible, friendly and enthusiastic attitude to your work. You will be the sort of person who can deliver to tight deadlines and work equally well as a team member or on your own.

By driving and delivering the collection service you will complete around 80 collections a day, so will require a good geographical knowledge of the Edinburgh area and have the ability to organise your own workload and use PDA technology.

Ideally, you will possess a clean driving licence and have experience driving 7.5t Vehicles. Candidates with a category C or C1 licence will achieve a higher grade after successfully completing probation.

??????Salary and benefits

•GBP22,930 on completion of 3 month probation period
•5% employer pension contribution
•Generous benefits package

The closing date for applications is Friday 16th October 2020, and we intend to contact you within 10 days of that date with an update on the status of your application.

Please apply now via the company's dedicated recruitment portal...... click apply for full job details