Waste Collections Operative

Posted 17 May 2024
Salary Up to £12.38 per hour
LocationWest Midlands
Job type Temporary
Discipline Industrial & Logistics
ContactNiamh Harvey

Job description

Waste Operatives

Opus People Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of our Client, Walsall Council, for Waste Operatives on an ADHOC basis. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals seeking flexibility and daily variety in their work.

Rate: £12.38 per hour
Working Basis: Adhoc, booked on a daily basis.
Weekly Hours: Up to 37 hours over 4 days, 6.15am - 4.15pm Monday - Friday

Daily Tasks:

  • Bin inspection in accordance with contamination & waste policy. Maximising recycling and monitoring, educating and enforcing where contamination occurs across all waste streams.
  • Returning bins to the collection point where possible or another safe place within a reasonable distance to the property
  • Emptying wheelie bins, containers and bags into refuse collection vehicle for onward transport and correct disposal point
  • Notifying residents of non-compliance & assisting in recycling education.
  • Litter picking and bag removal.
  • Bulky item collections
  • Bin delivery


  • Walk approximately 15 miles a day
  • Complete health and safety training
  • Collect, empty, and return black and green bins daily.
  • Arrive at the Environmental depot at 6 am.
  • Adhere to Walsall Council's policies and procedures on safety and behavior in the community.
  • While a driving license is beneficial, it is not essential for the role.
  • Flexibility and the ability to commit to work at short notice are essential.

Join us in making a positive impact on our environment and community!

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