Site Operative - Northumberland - 100 hours

Contract type
Working Pattern
Location based
Northumberland and various other sites in the North
Hours per week
average 23 hours per week (100hrs / month) minimum
£9.93 per hour plus benefits
Summary of vacancy

About the role

A position offering a minimum of 100 hours a month has become available within the Northumberland PFI operations team.

The duties include:

  • Advising and assisting the public on how to use the site in order to maximise recovery of material deposited in the sites.
  • Maintaining accurate records for the removal of material from the site and of all activities on the site.
  • Controlling the exchange of containers, by booking loads with the relevant person thus ensuring the site always has space to segregate and store material correctly.
  • Maintaining a tidy site
  • Ensuring that within his/her areas of responsibility, SUEZ R & R complies fully with its legal duties in respect of the health, safety and welfare of its employees and of other people who may be affected by his/her actions or omissions
  • Co-operating with SUEZ R & R and with other employees in order to comply with site permit, all applicable legislation and SUEZ R & R Policies and Procedures
  • Undertaking first aider duties and fire warden duties on site
  • Any other duties that are reasonably requested within the scope of the job-role

It is an ideal opportunity to learn about the recovery and recycling of household waste. This role is primarily to provide cover for holidays/training days and emergency across the sites and as such having a driving licence and your own transport is essential. SUEZ R & R UK is committed to the training and progression of its employees and can offer you the opportunity for future advancement and development within our company.

About the role

What are the requirements?

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player, who will be expected to obtain a full working understanding of the site licence/permit and who will work to ensure site operations exceed the standards required. A flexible approach to work will be advantageous as you will be expected to cover holiday and sick days. The successful applicant will be required to undertake personal development to obtain skills for waste acceptance, operation and maintenance of site equipment. Having basic administration skills for the recording of data on SUEZ R & R UK’s reporting systems will also be advantageous. Must be able to drive and have own transport.

In line with SUEZ R & R UK Values and Ethics Charter the job holder is expected to:

  • Act in an honest, responsible and respectful manner to others.
  • Be responsible for their own professional conduct.
  • Comply everywhere and in all circumstances with the laws and regulations connected with their activities.
  • Comply with our obligations to our partners such as shareholders, associates, clients, suppliers and the community.

Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the UK is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world. With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services.

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.   


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