Outdoor Services Operator
Salary: £9.15 - £9.62 ph
Job Ref: DO18910
Posted: 24/05/2021Apply Now
Want to stay fit while working, and help the environment and help fight climate change??
Smart Recruitment are seeking 2 x outdoor service operatives to support Dorset Council's Waste Promotion Initiative.
To help residents to reduce, reuse and recycle more of their household waste we are seeking people to spread the word about this initiative. The work will require you to place information on residents wheeled bins and food containers on collection day rounds, at around the same time collection vehicles empty the bins. The length of your day will be dependent on the round / conditions. The role will involve driving to various locations and include extended periods of walking each day, overall a relatively high level of physical activity. The work will be conducted in an outdoor environment and is reliant on reasonable weather. It is planned that alternative work, eg assisting delivery of containers, will be found on any days lost to poor weather.
The role involves early starts and early afternoon finishes
You will place information hangers and stickers on household waste bins and containers.
You will work with a small team, (eg 3) mostly staying ahead of the collection vehicles.
You will need to provide your own vehicle, with business use insurance.
You will need talk to residents if approached about the work being conducted.
To provide assistance to the Recycling Team day to day activities
To comply with activity pandemic enhanced risk assessments eg travel and personal protective equipment (PPE) (provided).