Landfill Operative

Are you an experienced Site, Warehouse or Landfill Operative looking to take on a new challenge?

Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy. This is an exciting time to work at Viridor. We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.

We are now looking to recruit a Landfill Operative for our Heathfield Landfill site in Devon, working 45 hours a week.

The Role:

As our Landfill Operative, you will carry out a variety of manual, machine operating duties relating to the landfill and associated activities, including the reception and placing of waste delivered into the landfill facility. You'll ensure the maintenance and operation of site plant and equipment is carried out in accordance with manufacturers' and Company instructions and that any defects are reported by the approved system.

You will demonstrate a flexible approach to ensure vital tasks are achieved in a timely and precise manner. Working at weekends, nights and bank holidays may be required.

The ideal Landfill Operative:

 *Knowledge of relevant plant and machinery including operation and first line maintenance *Experience in driving plant e.g. Tractor, Waste Compactor, Wheeled/Tracked Loading Shovel, Rollonoff, 25 tonne ADT, 360 Excavator, or 180 Excavator *Basic Health and Safety knowledge *Possess a recognised training certificate, for example CITB/QPTC/Waste and Utilities certificate *Full Driving Licence

Rewards and Benefits:

In return for your hard work as our Landfill Operative, we can offer a Competitive salary plus excellent benefits, including:

 *A free helpline for health, legal or personal issues available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. *Free eye tests and prescription and safety eyewear where required. *A contributory pension scheme - helping you plan for later in life *Optional contributory healthcare *Payroll giving (charity donations from salary deducted before tax) and cycle to work schemes are all available through Viridor Extras, Discounts on local gym membership and some of the biggest retail brands

If you want to work within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click apply.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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