Waste Transfer Station Operative

  • City of Nottingham (City of Nottingham)
  • Marketing

Job description

Job Title: Waste Transfer Station Operative

Position based: Newark Transfer Station, Nottingham, NG24 2DE

Hours: 4 on 2 off rota - 10.5 hours a day Monday - Saturday and 6.5 on a Sunday

Salary: £9.32ph overtime paid at time & half

Job Purpose

To carry out the required duties to ensure the safe, tidy and efficient operation of the Newark transfer station.


Unloading and loading of vehicles with waste, as directed by the Environmental Manager.

Intra-site transfer of wastes using 360 Excavator and loading shovel

Supervision of delivery drivers, ensuring they obey the site rules.

The bulking and reloading of waste materials as directed by the site foreman.

The checking of plant and performing site checks as per the maintenance schedule.

The logging of waste movements within the site.

Weighbridge cover and relevant duties

Ideal candidate profile

Qualifications :

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

Trained to use Loading Shovel and 360 Excavator

Full driving licence is desirable

First Aid trained desirable

Who is Veolia?

We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business.

But it takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources. They are real people like you, and they make real change happen every day.

Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.