Charging Operative

16 Jun 2022
31 Jul 2022
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Part time and full time positions available.

Annualised Hours – 37-40 hours per week.

Working Pattern - October to March - up to 32.5 hours per week. April to September - up to 47.5 hours per week.

Please note, this role requires weekend working both Saturday and Sunday.

Do you enjoy working with people and looking after the environment?

Leicestershire County Council is looking to recruit a charging operative(s) at its Recycling and Household Waste Sites (RHWS). Candidates must be self-motivated, hard-working, willing to learn and have good customer care skills.

Successful candidates will act as the lead operative on site and will be responsible for identifying, assessing and charging residents for their chargeable waste, assisting in resolving on site complaints and delivering a high-quality service under challenging financial times.

The role(s) covers Melton Mowbray RHWS, Somerby RHWS and Bottesford RHWS; or Barwell RHWS, Lount RHWS and Coalville RHWS


  • A good understanding of waste Health & Safety.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to handle all customers in a polite and professional manner.
  • The ability to converse with ease with customers and provide advice and information in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
  • Ability to travel to locations across the County as required.

Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.

For informal enquires please contact Paul Taylor, Tel: 07947915008 Email:

Leicestershire County Council is committed to Smarter Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.

We are supportive of flexible working and candidates who wish to discuss this should contact Paul Taylor (recruiting manager) to discuss what is possible for this role.