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Waste Operative (Street Services)

Employer
Royal Borough of Greenwich
Location
Greenwich, London (Greater)
Salary
£22,185 - £22,587
Closing date
28 Nov 2021

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Sector
Environment, Waste Management
Job role
Operative
Salary Band
£20,000 - £24,999
Contract Type
Full time
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Help keep Greenwich clean and green - kick start your career with a role in Street Services in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. We have a variety of roles within our service to consider and apply for.

Street Services provides a highly important service to all of the borough’s residents and visitors from sweeping roads to emptying household and businesses waste and recycling bins. This is a vital front-line service and has a huge impact on residents and the community around them. This advert is for the following opportunity (delete as appropriate):

  • Waste Operatives: this role involves collecting residents and business waste and recycling bins on a daily basis. You will work as part of a team of three and will work anywhere in the borough any time from 6.am to 8pm. Starting salary £22,185 + allowances

We offer great staff benefits including:

  • Training and development opportunities
  • Opportunities for working additional overtime for all 3 posts during the weekend and during the busiest times of the year including Christmas and Easter
  • 28 days’ annual leave a year rising to 31 after 5 years’ service

Street Services Recruitment Day

Applicants who meet the shortlisting criteria will be invited to attend the Street Services Recruitment Day on Saturday 11th December 2021 – the event will include:

  • An introduction to Royal Greenwich Street Services
  • Meet the Hiring Managers
  • Assessments
  • Interviews (if successful at assessment stage)

To apply, click on the apply button and fill out the application form, we will review all applications and if your application meets our selection criteria we will send you an invite to the recruitment day.

If you are successful at interview, you will either receive a conditional offer for an immediate vacancy or you may be added to our reserve list for future vacancies.

Please note, if you are successful and offered a post, your appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including references before commencing employment with the Royal Borough of Greenwich

If you would like assistance applying online for the recruitment day, please contact Greenwich Local Labour and Business (GLLaB) on 0208 921 2440 Or attend Old Library, Calderwood Street, London SE18 6QW

Please note to apply for this post, you must be a resident of Royal Borough of Greenwich.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Lee Worms; lee.worms@royalgreenwich.gov.uk .

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or call 020-8921-8977

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated.

Interview Arrangements: During this time, our priority for all of our recruitment activity is to make sure our applicants, hiring departments and new starters are informed, safe and supported. Careful and thorough consideration will be given to interview arrangements and for any essential in-person recruitment, we will ensure this is held in a suitable, secure setting with additional arrangements to ensure any current safety requirements are fully adhered to.

Salary: Salaries advertised are for a standard working week of 35 hours unless otherwise stated. Please use this 'Salary Calculator to help you calculate a pro rata salary.

Our Staff Values: Our Staff Values are important to us. Candidates will be continuously assessed against our staff values throughout the recruitment process. Where candidates demonstrate views and behaviours that do not meet the standards of our staff values, we reserve the right to reject their application/ registration.

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Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

Excellent benefits

  • Up to 31 days leave per year.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.
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