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Waste Services Operative
  • Employer: Lincolnshire County Council
  • Reference: 18072
  • Published: Tue 07/03/2023, 12:15 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 21/03/2023, 12:15 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £25,000 - £29,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Various/Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire

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Waste Services Operative

LCC have TWO new exciting positions in Waste Services which will provide the post holders with a varied and challenging workload that can change on a regular basis due to operational requirements of the service.

About the role 

We are looking for someone who enjoys working with the public, colleagues and 3rd party partners and would relish an opportunity to work collaboratively to ensure Waste Services operates to a high standard.  If you have a passion for recycling and the environment this role could be ideal for you. 

About the team 

You will be required to work across multiple teams in Waste Services, particularly within the Operational and Performance teams.

The Operational team consists of Supervisors and Operatives that play a critical role in providing Waste Disposal Services at a network of Waste Transfer Stations and Household Waste Recycling Centres across the county of Lincolnshire. 

The Performance team consists of Officers that implement waste and recycling initiatives and lead on their role out by engaging with the public to help inform and assist them in how to comply with said initiatives. 

The successful applicant will become part of a bigger Waste Services Team which is strongly driven to achieve environmental improvements in an ever-growing sector.

About you 

You will become an expert in supporting the different teams across Waste Services and being to able to successfully integrate and adapt to work in each of these teams.

You will enjoy working with a changeable workload and demonstrate flexibility to work across different locations across Lincolnshire depending upon operational requirements. You will be a team player and boast excellent communication skills, with a passion for amazing customer service with a solutions based approach. Responsible for maintaining records and handling data it is essential you have a keen eye for detail. You will be reactive to the needs of the service, and have experience of dealing with site maintenance and be able to identify site problems as early as possible.

Please be aware the role is required to manually handle material when loading vehicles for sampling and waste collection and also assisting the public at Recycling Centres so a certain level of physical fitness is required.

Applicants must have a full clean driving license and access to a vehicle.  Mileage will be paid.

Overtime opportunites could be available.

About Our Offer

Along with a competitive salary we are offering:

  • A Contributory pension
  • Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
  • Flexible working policies
  • Career progression opportunities
  • A generous annual leave entitlement plus the option to buy more

Further details can be found in our rewards and benefits brochure

If this sounds like the role for you, then please read through the full Job Description, before clicking apply!  If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our current vacancies then click on over to

Applications will close on 21/03/23 and interviews will take place WC 03/04/23

For a confidential and informal discussion about the role please contact:

Chris Yorston, Waste Infrastructure and Operations Manager via email

Best of luck with your application