Semi - Skilled Operative x4

Location Ballycastle, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary £7.50 - £8.85 per hour
Published 11 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Siobhan Holmes
Job Ref BA000SSO_1494922229

Job Description

Job Title: Semi - Skilled Operative

Pay Rate: - weeks 1- 12 £7.50 p/h - week 12 + £8.85 p/h

Location: Ballycastle

Hours: Monday - Friday (37 hours)

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the loading and unloading of any vehicle including the use of mechanical aids where necessary.

  • Carry out refuse collection duties including bin loading, back door collection, inspection of bin contents and recycling bins for contamination, distribution of information/promotional material, collection and distribution of bags and the collection of bulky household items as and when required.

  • Carrying out duties as and when required at the Councils various recycling centres to include advising members of the public in relation to segregation of waste, completing associated paperwork, keeping site tidy, assisting the general public with bulky or heavy items, opening and closing the site and office, static compactor duties and any other duties deemed necessary to ensure safe and efficient operation of recycling centres.

  • Carry out street cleansing duties either manually or in conjunction with a mechanical sweeper or pedestrian operated sweeper including emptying of litter and dog foul bins.

  • Litter picking and general cleansing as required.

  • The clearing of fly tipped material including dead animals from public areas and the cleaning of areas using chemicals where appropriate.

  • General labouring and maintenance duties as assigned including working with and assisting tradesmen with general repairs to council property including the use of hand power tools and minor plant or machinery.

  • Assist with seasonal duties including the erection and removal of lighting, signs, snow clearance and gritting etc.

  • Undertake relief toilet block cleaning duties to ensure they are kept in a clean, safe and hygienic condition as and when required.

  • When required carry out the full range of grass cutting duties including the operation of ride-on mowers, self propelled mowers, push mowers and any other plant or equipment supplied.

  • General cleaning and tidying work.

  • Driving of non HGV vehicles and wheeled tractors with simple attachments.

  • Where appropriate undertake daily vehicle checks including required routine maintenance checks such as oil, water, lights and cleaning and complete associated paperwork. To observe all vehicle servicing and breakdown instructions.

  • Operation of any power mechanism that may be fitted to the allocated vehicle.

  • Transportation of goods, equipment and crew in a safe manner.

  • Responsibility for reporting any defects to the relevant line manager as soon as possible and the completion of any associated paperwork.

  • Responsibility for reporting of all incidents (ie accidents, near misses etc) to the relevant line Manager as soon as possible and the completion of any associated paperwork.

  • Responsibility for the safe, legal and efficient operation of all vehicles and ensure they are kept in a clean and respectable condition.

  • Adhere to appropriate driving guidelines, legislation and appropriate codes of practice.

  • Carry out duties in all weather conditions.

Essential Criteria

  • 1 year’s experience of Labouring and maintenance duties to include the use of hand power tools, minor plant or machinery.

  • Refuse collection, Street Cleansing, Toilets, Beaches, Litter picking

  • Previous experience of working outside in all weather.

  • Must possess a full current driving licence valid in the UK


Desirable Criteria

  • Clean and valid LGV Licence at Class C or C+E or equivalent.

  • Relevant qualification in Waste Management

If you are interested in this position and meet ALL essential criteria please apply directly via the link.



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