Reading Borough Council is committed to providing a high quality effective and efficient waste collection service.
We carry out a full range of domestic, recycling and commercial waste collection services to a high standard endeavouring to reduce landfill and maximize recycling across the services.
We are looking for experienced refuse loaders to work in our busy depot in a safe and effective manner.
The ideal candidate should be prepared for physically demanding manual work. You will be working in all weathers and must have a can do and flexible attitude.
Applicants holding a HGV License will be at an advantage and may be required to cover permanent drivers whilst they are on leave.
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
- Collection of refuse and recycling in wheeled bins and bags
- Operating compactors and loaders
- Walking up to 15 miles per day on designated rounds
- Working in a team
- Excellent customer care skills
- Follow Health & Safety procedures
Internal Reading Borough Council employees must login via Employee Self Service to apply. If you have not yet been issued with your Employee Self Service account, or you have any queries, please email EmployeeSelfService@reading.gov.uk with details.
Visit http://www.reading.gov.uk/jobsearch for more details on how to apply online. Alternatively, call the Recruitment Team on 0118 937 2039 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the job reference number and the job title of the post you are interested in.
Please do not send a CV: for the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.
Closing date: 16 September 2018
Interview date: not before 25 September 2018