Refuse Loader

Location Newry, County Down
Job Type Temporary
Salary Negotiable
Published 11 months ago
Start Date 22/05/2017
Contact Caroline Poland
Job Ref NEW0001836_1494588444

Job Description

Title: Refuse Loader

Hours: 37 per week

Duration: 3 weeks (with possible extension)

Location: Newry

Hourly Rate: £8.70 per hour

Main Purpose of Post/Job Summary

Working within the Environmental Cleansing Service (Refuse Collection) the postholder will be required to provide, in a safe and effective manner, a quality and effective refuse collection service including all recycling collection activities, in all weather conditions.

Normally working in a squad environment, the postholder shall be expected to interact with and deal with the public in a courteous and appropriate manner and shall be assigned to Environmental Cleansing (Refuse Collection) duties, throughout the Council District, as per letter of offer.


  • Category C driving Licence - Desirable Criteria
  • At least 2 years previous experience of outdoor labouring duties - Essential Criteria
  • 6 months experience of working within refuse/cleaning section - Essential Criteria
  • Awareness of Health and Safety issues in relation to: Manual handling, working with mechanical equipment while in the presence of members of the public and traffic - Essential Criteria
  • Ability to work on own initiative and working as part of a team - Essential Criteria
  • Ability to maintain work written records - Essential Criteria
  • Good communication skills - Essential Criteria
  • Ability to work overtime (including evenings, weekends and public holidays as required) - Essential Criteria
  • Access to a mode of transport that enables the postholder to cover other bases - Essential Criteria

If you meet all of the above criteria and available for immediate start for the duration of this placement, please submit your cv to by Monday 15th May 2017 @ 4pm. CV's received after this time will not be accepted.

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