Labourer/ Yard Squad required in Larne in Co.Antrim, Northern Ireland.
As a Labourer/ Yard Squad your main duties and responsibilities will be:
1. Service Delivery
1.1. Undertake a comprehensive range of manual and team duties as assigned.
1.2. Refuse collection duties including bin loading, back door collection, inspection of bin contents, collection and distribution of bags and collection of bulky household items as and when required. In the case of contaminated waste, informing the Line Managers.
1.3. Undertake any inspection process required to ensure that materials presented for recycling are not contaminated by non-appropriate materials, to include both pre and post emptying of the receptacle.
1.4. Operate any collection systems as required (e.g. bin, box) including bin lifts containing bin weighing equipment, vehicle safety equipment, bins with data chips and to report to management any defects to such equipment in a timely manner and to assist new employees in use of such equipment.
1.5. Undertake street sweeping, collection and removal of all litter, dirt, leaves etc. from public places including roads, pavements and pedestrianised areas as may be required from time to time.
1.6. Litter picking on road verges and general cleansing as required.
1.7. Undertake duties such as recycling operations and associated functions.
1.8. Assist with snow clearance and gritting of footways as required.
1.9. General cleaning and tidying work, including toilet cleaning.
1.10. Operating Council plant and equipment in general and being responsible for equipment as assigned.
1.11. Use telecommunications facilities when necessary.
1.12. Assist with the collation of data, relating to individual premises including the use of any computerised or manual data capture systems and to present any necessary reports as required.
1.13. Assist as required with any promotional activities designed to encourage the public to recycle, including personal contact with the public and assist with any public survey work as required.
1.14. Report to Line Manager, on completion of the daily tasks, any which had not been completed on the prescribed day for whatever reason.
1.15. Undertake such alternative tasks as may be allocated by management in the event of inclement weather preventing normal working.
1.16. Carry out work, as required, to facilitate the Council’s commitments to meet any emergency situation within the Council district.
1.17. Assist, advise and deal with enquiries/complaints for members of the public in a polite and courteous matter ensuring that the best operational relationships are maintained.
1.18. Manage and prioritise daily workload. Personally responsible for small implements e.g. brushes and shovels.
1.19. Take part in periodic training to improve personal and team performance and provide job training to new members of staff including casuals or agency, including instructing other operatives in the use of plant and vehicle equipment and other training issues relating to the refuse collection and recycling operations.
1.20. Comply with any reasonable request as may be made from time to time by Line Managers.
To apply for the position of Labourer/ Yard Squad in Larne you will meet the following essential criteria:
- 2 year’s labouring experience.
1. How we Provide Leadership and Direction:
1.1 Setting Direction – Contributes to the development of a strategy and conveys a clear vision led by being innovative, ambitious and proactive
2. How we manage ourselves
2.1 Managing Our Own Work – Plans, structures and prioritises own work to achieve optimum results
2.2 Developing Our Own Capability – looks for opportunities to learn and develop in order to deliver and add value to their own role
3. How we work with others
3.3 Meeting Customer Needs – Establishes the needs of customers and strives to ensure that these are met
4. How we move forward
4.3 Achieving Results – Takes personal responsibility for making things happen. Shows motivation and perseverance in overcoming obstacles and achieving results
4.4 Continuously Improving Services - Seeks to continuously improve services and processes that impact on users
- Experience of working in refuse collection.
- Experience of working as part of a team.
- Experience of working with the public.
Diamond Recruitment Group reserve the right to enhance the desirable criteria in the event of an unprecedented response.
To apply for the position of Labourer/ Yard Squad , please forward your CV to Louise McCollum at Diamond Recruitment Group by clicking on the APPLY button on this page and attaching your CV. All CVs must be received by Wednesday 18th October 2017 at 10:00am.
For further information on this opportunity please contact Louise McCollum at Diamond Recruitment Group on 028 2563 2223. Your details will be treated in a confidential manner with Diamond Recruitment Group. Only applicants meeting the criteria will be contacted.
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Experience: 1-2 yrs