Aftercare Operative

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
Via MS Teams
£25,000 - £27,253 + up to 3% bonus + Company Van + Company Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Do you have experience in environmental working and good all round maintenance skills in the waste management industry, ideally including landfill? Would you like to work for an organisation dedicated to creating a greener UK?

We want to make our planet a better, greener place. And we’re making it happen. Across our business, little by little, day by day. We’re innovating to conserve resources; maximise renewable energy and much more besides. We’re facing tomorrow’s challenges and looking them in the eye. Together, we have the power to bring change to the world. But we need a fantastic team to do it. We need you.

You can help create a greener UK. A greener, more environmentally-friendly UK is possible, and we’re making it happen. As an Aftercare Operative at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK you’ll be contributing to a recycling and resource management company that’s helping customers reduce their impact on the environment and conserve natural resources.

About the role

You will be working 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday between 8:30am and 5pm however the start and finish times are flexible for the right candidate.

You will be earning between £25,000 - £27,253 plus up to 3% bonus, company van and company benefits such as shop discounts, gym flex and much more!


About the role

What will I be doing?

Reporting to the Senior Aftercare Technician, the Aftercare Operative will be responsible for carrying out environmental monitoring and reporting, undertaking maintenance and operation of landfill site control systems and the recording of environmental/operational monitoring data. The candidate will also assist in the compliance and observance of site Environmental Permits whilst operating and observing the SUEZ policies and procedures and Health and Safety Policy. The successful candidate will work within the Operations Department of Landfill Energy and in collaboration with the Operational Site Managers and fellow team members.

The role will involve the monitoring and operation of landfill site systems including landfill gas, leachate, groundwater, surface water and other parameters, as required by the individual Environmental Permits for a wide range of operational and non-operational restored landfill sites.

The range of duties will also include some administrative tasks such as recording site data, producing reports, updating records, and interpreting reports as well as assisting in other project work.

What are the requirements?

  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate initiative and, when required, be able to work alone. As part of a wider team the successful candidate must have good communication skills and with the ability to pay particular attention to detail and be willing to undertake additional training to acquire new skills when required.
  • Applicants must be able to work reasonably flexible working hours as required by the business, including some travel to other regions to support other colleagues when necessary. In addition, there may be the requirement to cover emergency call outs.
  • Applicants should ideally have some experience in Environmental Work settings or similar as well as good numeracy and writing skills.
  • Applicants must have a full UK driving licence and be computer literate.
  • Experience of landfill sites, and Environmental training, is desirable but not essential as training will be given.

Who we are

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is a forward-thinking company recognised as one of the top places in the UK to work. We are proud of the fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development we offer our people. As we continue to develop and grow, you can play an important part in the essential work we are doing to make businesses and communities more sustainable.
Working at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is not like most jobs – it means striving to secure our planet’s resources and being part of the resource revolution. By joining us, you will help to safeguard the environment and the public through essential waste and water management services, contribute to the sustainable development of communities, businesses and regions, and promote the emerging low-carbon circular economy.
With a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and excellent remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. A friendly and supportive place that you will love to work in, we believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.
To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.


Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.