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Waste Collection Operative - Loader

Chelmsford City Council
Chelmsford, Essex
£22,074 to £23,256 per annum
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Highways Maintenance, Streetscene
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Job Details

If you enjoy working outside and would like to make a positive contribution to the collection of both waste and recycling in the Borough, this could be the job for you!

We are looking for a number of people to join our team based at Freighter House. Working in small crews throughout the Borough of Chelmsford, you could be collecting either residual waste, garden waste, food waste or dry recyclable materials from domestic properties. These are physically demanding roles which involve repetitive manual handling.

The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate an awareness of safe working practices, be team players and customer focused.

Relevant experience and a good knowledge of Chelmsford and its surrounding areas is desirable.

The successful applicant will be required to work 37 hours over a 4-day week, Tuesday - Friday.

Please note, we will close the recruitment for this role early should we receive sufficient applications. 

Chelmsford City Council is committed to safeguarding vulnerable groups and expects all employees to share this commitment and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services. The Council's Safer Recruitment process contains pre-employment vetting which includes safeguarding training, obtaining references and ensuring compliance with Disclosure and Barring Service process.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


Working at Chelmsford City Council

Chelmsford City Council’s core objectives are to provide high quality public spaces and increase the quality of life of the citizens. Chelmsford is also committed to promote a more sustainable and healthier environment.

As employer, Chelmsford has a strong focus on career growth and skills development, offering a variety of training opportunities for staff. 

Why work for Chelmsford?

  • Competitive salary.
  • Great railway connections.
  • Interest free loans for bus or train season tickets.
  • Training and development.
  • Employees will have cash plan scheme to cover healthcare costs, such as dental or optical costs.
  • Generous annual leave allowance.
  • Work/life balance.
Company info
01245 606606
Civic Centre
Duke Street

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