Waste Operator

Waste Operator - DSTL Subcontractor

  • £13.45 per hour
  • 37 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday

We're currently recruiting a dedicated Waste Operator to help ensure the smooth running of the operations in Defence on a full time basis, contracted to 37 hours per week.

As a Waste Operator, you will use your skills to maintain a high standard of quality work. In return, you will have the chance to progress your career with a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who go beyond the plate.

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • To help with the cost of living crisis, Compass will be providing a free meal or equivalent Subsidy while working
  • Free meals
  • Onsite free car parking
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Electric vehicle charging points
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, Booking.com and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes

Could you bring your spark to Defence? Here's what you need to know before applying:

Your key responsibilities will include:
  • To carry out waste, recycling and general portering duties
  • Carry out a wide range of general portering tasks to include the carrying and movement of heavy items of furniture and equipment.
  • To ensure all tasks associated with the collection, sorting and recycling of waste and any general support services are carried out with due regard to all Health & Safety Regulations.
  • Record the ingress/egress of all visitors to the recycling compound ensuring all Health & Safety procedures are strictly adhered to
  • Continuously monitor hygiene standards throughout the recycling compound,clean up the sorting table, building and compound at the end of each shift.
    Carry out the sorting ofa wide variety of reusable waste material for recycling in accordance with established standards and procedures, assuring that contaminated or non-recyclable materials are separated from recyclable materials.

    Identify and distinguishrecyclables (paper, glass, etc.) from non-recyclables (garbage, etc.). Includes sorting through materials on a sorting table to view and recognize type, and opening bags to inspect contents.

    Aid with the reception and loading of incoming vehicles, bulkers, RoRos, skips, curtain siders and other vehicles within the recycling compound.

Our ideal Waste Operative will:
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Team player and can‐do attitude.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • Experience in a hands-on operational role within the waste management or related industries

    Experience of working within a military environment.

Part of Compass Group UK&I, ESS is the Defence, Government, and Energy services sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland. We support 250+ UK military establishments, high profile police, secure environments and government sites, along with a range of onshore and offshore facilities including platforms, drilling rigs, floatels and offices for the energy sector. We know that a friendly face makes all the difference, so we look for people who are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, at all levels, to join our teams.

Job Reference: com/0603/40961001/52627427/ONEWJ

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!

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