About the role
We are seeking an enthusiastic individual for this role of Mechanical Shovel/360 Material Handler Driver & Recycling Operative!
You will be expected to inspect loads arriving at the site, operate the weighbridge, take payments via a card terminal and act as a keyholder for the site.We are looking for a new driver to work at our New Years Green Lane site.You will be responsible for maximising the diversion of waste from landfill and collecting the highest proportion for recycling. You will achieve this by directing users of the site to recycle their waste wherever possible by maximising access to site recycling facilities and providing a safe working environment for all staff and site users.There will be times when you will need to act as a Bankman for site plant machinery as well as contractors and waste vehicles when required.It will also be your responsibility to keep the site clean by sweeping and litter-picking the area.
You must have a clean UK driving licence and be prepared to work a rota which requires Monday to Sunday cover. Previous experience in operating similar plant, manual lifting and handling knowledge would be an excellent fit for this position.
You will be working with a range of stakeholders including colleagues (of all levels), residents,
traders and service users. You will be responsible for your own health and safety at all times, and must ensure that safe working methods are maintained at all times.
You will also be responsible for any plant used, and it is essential that thorough checks are completed, to ensure the cleanliness and safety of said plant.
You must be motivated to deliver results, and will be expected to take ownership of your personal development, as well as supporting the development of the service. We strive to ensure that we continuously improve our service, and we need you to support us in this.
The Mechanical Shovel/360 Material Handler Driver & Recycling Operative is a key role, and we are looking for somebody who can work flexible hours, as the service demands. The work is busy and has lots of variety, with a range of challenges - but you will also be rewarded by supporting London Borough of Hillingdon in maintaining a clean, safe environment for our residents.
(Please note for this vacancy you will need a full, current UK driving licence.
You will also need to be physically able to undertake a range of duties including lifting and moving heavy and/or bulky objects)