HWRC Operative – Catterick

  • Catterick, North Yorkshire
  • Part-time, 3 days over 7
  • £10.10 per hour, plus extra on weekends

Role: HWRC Operative

Location: Catterick Bridge HWRC

Hours: Part time, 3 days out of 7

Pay: £10.10 per hour, plus extra on Sundays and Bank Holidays.


About You

We are currently looking for Household Waste Recycling Centre Operatives to join the teams who safely and effectively run our sites across North Yorkshire. These sites are often open 6 days a week offering essential services for the immediate local communities.

You will help maximise the quality and amount of materials separated for recycling, plan and organise the activities on site, be the face of Yorwaste to on site visitors and, where required, deputise for the Area Supervisor.

As a Yorwaste Operative, your day to day duties will vary, and may include the following;

  • Helping the public use the site in a safe manner, adhering to all Health and Safety guidance.
  • Providing friendly, informative and professional customer service.
  • Protecting yourself and your team by promoting high standards of health and safety.
  • Safely operating equipment and machinery, and reporting any faults and issues.
  • Working with commercial traders, providing advice and handling payments.
  • Reporting unauthorised waste depositing and promoting environmental sustainability.
  • Supporting other HWRC teams if required as one large team across North Yorkshire.


About Us

Yorwaste is North Yorkshire’s leading waste management company, passionate about supporting community and local environment, while delivering a warm and professional customer experience. We believe in investing in our team and the tools you need to succeed. Currently our sites achieve over 90% recycling rates to help keep North Yorkshire looking beautiful.

Joining us at Yorwaste is more than just a job. We strive to provide our team with a long-term stable career, training and development, and a positive engaging working environment. As an equal opportunities employer, alongside our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we take pride in supporting the development of North Yorkshire and its people.


What we can offer

In return, we are offering an hourly rate of £10.10 per hour working approximately 24 hours per week. We offer extra allowance for working Sundays and Bank Holidays, and there may be opportunity for additional hours. We can offer 20 days holiday pro-rata, including bank holidays, increasing with continuing employment.

This is a permanent role working part-time, 3 days out of 7. Depending on the vacancy location, the shift patterns will change to include a schedule over 7 days, but are likely to be Sunday to Tuesday, and Thursday to Saturday. There will be a requirement to cover holidays and sickness when required.

At Yorwaste you will have access to a company pension as well as benefits and discounts such as a cycle to work scheme and technical equipment scheme. Through our Employee Assistance programme we offer great access to health and wellbeing resources as well as acknowledging and rewarding great health and safety procedure, innovative ideas and recognition for long service with us.


Apply Now

To apply please complete the application form, along with CV upload, on this page. Alternatively, please email bradley.naylor@northyorks.gov.uk with your CV and supporting statement. For a discussion about this role, or an alternative means of applying, please call Bradley on 07815644909.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 18th August 2022.

Interviews are planned to take place week commencing 22nd August 2022.



Closing date: 18th August 2022

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Yorwaste is an award winning, industry leading waste management provider operating across North Yorkshire and the City of York.  We have a strong focus towards health and safety, as well as customer service, with a simple hands-on approach.

Our people are the heart of our business and key to our success.  Yorwaste’s achievements are a direct result of the hard work and commitment of our valued employees. As demand for our services grow, so does our team, which is why we would like you to join us.

What we can offer you:

  • We offer an hourly rate of £10.10 per hour with £20 additional weekend allowance, and £30 Bank Holiday allowance. This is paid in addition to your hourly rate.
  • 20 days holiday, plus bank holidays (rising to 25 after 5 years’ service).
  • Access to employee benefits and local discounts, as well as the employee assistance programme.
  • Full training and the supply of all personal protective equipment needed.
  • Working in an open-air environment, delivering an essential service benefiting your local community and environment.

We continue to invest to deliver a range of waste reuse, recycling, and disposal options to meet the requirements of our customers.

Sandy Boyle, Managing Director
Yorwaste waste management drivers in lorry