Operative: Waste and Recycling


Are you a self-motivated individual? Do you work well as part of a team? The Council of the Isles of Scilly are looking to recruit a Waste and Recycling Operative.

You will be part of the team responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of the Council’s waste management services. The role is flexible to cover all areas of waste management, including collection, disposal, reduction, re-use and recycling. 

The ideal candidate will enjoy working with the public, have an understanding of health and safety regulations, COSHH and be able to prioritise daily duties. Training in Plant Machinery and Weighbridge operation will be provided.  Experience and qualifications in the operation of heavy goods vehicles would be an advantage.

For an informal discussion please telephone Russell Thompson on (01720 424542) or email russell.thompson@scilly.gov.uk

Thinking of working for the Council of the Isles of Scilly? Here are just some of the benefits which we are able to offer to our employees:

·         A competitive salary

·         Childcare Voucher Scheme

·         Eye care voucher scheme

·         Cycle To Work Scheme

·         A generous relocation package for eligible candidates

·         Defined benefit pension scheme

·         Training and Development opportunities

·         Family friendly leave, pay and working arrangements

·         Generous Holiday allowance

·         A free confidential and impartial counselling service


Business Unit: 
Infrastructure and Planning
Full Time - Permanent
37 per week
£17,173 - £17,872 Per annum
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 26 September, 2018 - 1pm
Application Pack: 
Additional Information: 

Application Form
Advertisement Monitoring
Equal Opportunities Monitoring
Guidance Notes
Isles of Scilly Information Sheet
Job applicant privacy notice

Please submit completed applications to humanresources@scilly.gov.uk or:
HR Officer
Council of the Isles of Scilly
Town Hall
St Mary's
Isles of Scilly
TR21 0NA

Please note that canvassing of Members or Officers will disqualify you from consideration.

If you require this application pack in an alternative language, in larger text, Braille, easy read or in an audio format, please email diversity@scilly.gov.uk or telephone 01720 424524.