Trainee Plant Operative

  • £11.15 per hour (progressing to £13.13)
  • Permanent, full-time Monday to Friday
  • Thirsk Waste Transfer Station, Thirsk

Salary: Starting at £11.15, progressing to £13.13 per hour

Contract: Permanent, full-time Monday to Friday

Location: Thirsk Waste Transfer Station, Thirsk

Benefits: 20 days’ holiday, increasing with continuous service, plus bank holidays, company pension, store discounts and more.

 

Are you on the lookout for a new role that combines responsibility, positive customer experience, and a safe working environment?

Yorwaste are looking for a Trainee Plant Operative to join our team, someone eager for a hands-on, fulfilling role in an organisation dedicated to enhancing community safety.

 

“At Yorwaste, we believe people are the key to our success, and we’re always on the lookout for new team members to drive our business forward.”

 

Joining us at Thirsk Waste Transfer Station, you will learn how all parts of the mobile plant are well maintained, how to correctly record site information such as hours and fuel, whilst working efficiently for the client and business.

You will be practical, motivated and enthusiastic, training to work independently on site to ensure a safe and positive working environment. Every day is different, and duties can extend from machine servicing, customer service to housekeeping to maintain a clean site.

Upon successful completion of all training, the successful candidate will progress to the role of Plant Operative on an hourly rate of £13.13 per hour, which includes some weekend working.

For a more comprehensive outline of the responsibilities of a Plant Operative, you can read the Job Description – Plant Operative

 

Why Yorwaste?

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.

Our vision at Yorwaste is to create a cleaner, greener future. We aim to be at the forefront of the industry, committed to reducing environmental impact of waste, whilst supporting our customers to make more sustainable choices. We treat safety as our priority at all times, seek new ways to make the most of what we have to achieve our goals and solve problems, as well as being knowledgeable, credible and taking pride in what we do. Read more about our Yorwaste Mission, Vision & Values

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 opportunity’s employer, alongside our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we take pride in supporting the development of North Yorkshire and its people.

 

 

How to Apply

To apply please complete an online application form and upload a current CV.

If you have further questions about the position, or for alternative means of application, please contact Melissa on melissa.humpleby@northyorks.gov.uk or 07494 971808.

 

Closing date for applications is 10am on Thursday 28th March 2024.

Interviews are planned to take place on Friday 5th April 2024, in-person at Thirsk Transfer Station.

 

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 are 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 right to work within the UK.

Closing date: 27th March 2024

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    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.

    Our vision at Yorwaste is to create a cleaner, greener future. We aim to be at the forefront of the industry, committed to reducing environmental impact of waste, whilst supporting our customers to make more sustainable choices. We treat safety as our priority at all times, seek new ways to make the most of what we have to achieve our goals and solve problems, as well as being knowledgeable, credible and taking pride in what we do.

    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 opportunity’s 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