HWRC Operative Team Leader

  • £12.15 per hour, plus £1000 per year enhancement
  • Permanent, full-time, approximately 40 hours per week
  • Ripon and Northallerton Household Waste Recycling Centre

Pay: £12.15 per hour, plus £1000 per year enhancement

Contract: Permanent, full-time, approximately 40 hours per week

Location: Ripon and Northallerton Household Waste Recycling Centre

 

“Our people are the key to our success”

 

Yorwaste are seeking an Operative to lead our teams in safely and effectively managing our sites across North Yorkshire. Our locations in Ripon and Northallerton operate six days a week (closed on Wednesdays), providing essential services to the local communities.

In this role, you will lead and motivate your team to maximise the quality and quantity of materials separated for recycling. You will plan and organise site activities, manage staff responsibilities, and represent Yorwaste to on-site visitors. Additionally, you will deputise for the Area Supervisor when necessary.

Strong communication skills and a positive, encouraging leadership approach are essential. Proficiency in IT systems and familiarity with Microsoft Office software, including Outlook and Word, are required.

 

As a Yorwaste Operative Team Leader, your daily responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting the public in safely using the site and adhering to Health and Safety guidelines.
  • Acting as the accountable fire marshal and first aid responder on site.
  • Providing friendly, informative, and professional customer service.
  • Promoting high standards of health and safety for yourself and your team.
  • Operating equipment and machinery safely and reporting any issues.
  • Working with commercial traders, offering advice and handling payments.
  • Reporting unauthorised waste deposits and promoting environmental sustainability.
  • Supporting other HWRC teams across North Yorkshire as needed.

 

We require you to have the ability to reliably travel to our site, as well as other sites if required, which are not accessible by public transport, and access to personal transport would be advantageous.

Working in an outdoor setting, you will be equipped with appropriate outerwear to ensure your safety and comfort on-site.

 

About Yorwaste

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

Our vision at Yorwaste is to create a cleaner, greener future. We aim to be at the forefront of the industry, committed to reducing the environmental impact of waste while supporting our customers in making more sustainable choices. We prioritise safety at all times, seek new ways to maximize what we have to achieve our goals and solve problems, and take pride in being knowledgeable and credible in what we do.

You will have access to a company pension, as well as benefits and discounts, such as a cycle-to-work scheme. Through our Employee Assistance program, we offer great access to health and wellbeing resources, while also acknowledging and rewarding excellent health and safety procedures, innovative ideas, and recognition for long service with us.

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, along with a positive and engaging working environment. As an equal opportunity employer, alongside our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we take pride in supporting the development of North Yorkshire and its people.

 

Apply Now

To apply for this position, please kindly fill out the online application form on this page and upload your CV.

If you have further questions at this stage, if you are looking for alternative means of application, or if you wish to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact Bradley on bradley.naylor@northyorks.gov.uk.

 

Closing date for applications is midnight on Tuesday 4th June 2024.

Interviews are planned to take place in-person week commencing 10th June 2024.

 

Interviews may take place throughout the recruitment process, and we reserve the right to remove this vacancy before the proposed deadline in the event of the position being filled or a high number of applications being received.

Yorwaste is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, any disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, or belief.

We will not accept applications from agencies and can only consider applications from individuals with the right to work within the UK.

For further details, please read the Job Description – HWRC Operative Team Leader

Closing date: 4th June 2024

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

    Our vision at Yorwaste is to create a cleaner, greener future. We aim to be at the forefront of the industry, committed to reducing the environmental impact of waste while supporting our customers in making more sustainable choices. We prioritise safety at all times, seek new ways to maximize what we have to achieve our goals and solve problems, and take pride in being knowledgeable and credible in what we do.

    You will have access to a company pension, as well as benefits and discounts, such as a cycle-to-work scheme. Through our Employee Assistance program, we offer great access to health and wellbeing resources, while also acknowledging and rewarding excellent health and safety procedures, innovative ideas, and recognition for long service with us.

    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, along with a positive and engaging working environment. As an equal opportunity employer, alongside our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we take pride in supporting the development of North Yorkshire and its people.

    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