Jobs at Bristol Waste Company

Are you interested in a career in waste management? We frequently recruit for both operative roles and office-based staff. Read through the descriptions below to see if we have a position that matches what you are looking for!

 

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Our aim is for Bristol to be a clean and tidy city which is happier and healthier for all those who live, work and study here.

Who We Are

Bristol Waste Company is your local recycling, waste collection and street cleansing company. We also run the two household waste recycling centres in the city and a commercial waste service offering local businesses tailored, cost effective recycling and waste solutions.

We are committed to working in partnership with the people of Bristol to help all communities recycle more and throw away less. Our aim is for Bristol to be a clean and tidy city which is happier and healthier for all those who live, work and study here.

Bristol Waste Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership status.

Does working for us interest you? We welcome speculative applications and would love to hear from you.

Submit your Speculative Application here

Our Current Vacancies

Senior Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental Advisor 
Salary: £36,000 per annum 
Full Time: 40 hours per week
Based at Albert Road Depot, St Philips, Bristol, BS2 0XS

THE ROLE

To provide professional advice and support on all health, safety and environmental matters to all levels of employees within the business to meet legal responsibilities and to promote best practice.  To monitor compliance in line with Business Management System.

In exchange, we offer: a salary of £36,000.00 per annum, 25 days holiday entitlement; occupational sickness entitlement; access to a defined contribution pension scheme; employee assistance programme; comprehensive training and life assurance of two times salary.

Requirements: It is essential to have achieved NEBOSH general certificate and keep up to date with health, safety and environmental legal requirements; have experience of working within a large team and dealing with difficult situations as well as understanding transport management and fleet compliance.

The successful candidate will have a positive and dynamic approach to providing safe and effective delivery of care, excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills and good experience of using ICT systems.

It is essential for the right candidate to take ownership of complex and challenging problems and apply innovative solutions, in line with legislation and company policies and procedures; as well as working closely with the staff and support functions to deliver the right outcomes for the customer and the business.

TO APPLY

Complete an application via the link below, clearly demonstrating how you meet the criteria within the job description. The closing date to apply is Friday 19th October 2018.

For full details and to apply, click here

HGV/LGV Driver 
Salary: £25,857 per annum 
Full Time: 39 hours per week
Based at Albert Road Depot, St Philips, Bristol, BS2 0XS

THE ROLE

Your duties will include driving/operating vehicles and equipment as required by the company in accordance with the valid licence, experience and training for that vehicle/equipment and in accordance with company safety procedures and legal requirements. Additionally, you will be dealing with customers and other non–BWC personnel in a polite, responsible and professional manner.

In exchange, we offer: a salary of £25,857 per annum, 25 days holiday entitlement; occupational sickness entitlement; access to a defined contribution pension scheme; employee assistance programme; comprehensive training and life assurance of two times salary.

Requirements: It is essential to have an LGV Cat C (HGV2) Licence and CPC. Experience or ability to undertake regular vehicle checks including oil, water and battery levels as well as physical work involving lifting waste bins or recycling boxes is also essential. The successful candidate will have the ability to understand and complete daily defect sheets, have good verbal communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work independently, use initiative and work well within a small team.

It is a condition of employment to work reasonable amount of overtime, as well as all bank holidays (except Christmas day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day) and the first three Saturdays after Christmas Day. 

TO APPLY for the LGV Driver role, please complete an application form via the link below, clearly demonstrating how you meet the criteria within the job description.  The closing date to apply is Thursday 4th October 2018.

For full details and to apply, click here

Recycling and Refuse Loaders 
Salary: £21,780 per annum 
Full Time: 39 hours per week
Based at Albert Road Depot, St Philips, Bristol, BS2 0XS

THE ROLE

Duties will include ensuring that all refuse & recyclable materials are collected from individual households on the rounds; sorting, separating and loading recyclable materials; ensuring that safe lifting and working practices are observed and appropriate personal protective clothing is worn at all times, etc.

In exchange, we offer: a salary of £21,780 per annum, 25 days holiday entitlement; occupational sickness entitlement; access to a defined contribution pension scheme; employee assistance programme; comprehensive training and life assurance of two times salary.

Requirements: It is essential to have experience of, or ability to demonstrate suitability for work involving pushing/pulling waste bins and lifting of recycling boxes and other recyclable/refuse materials up to 25kg; good verbal communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and to use own initiative; ability to work well within a small team and ability to use IT systems

Knowledge of correct lifting practices; ability to navigate using maps and books provided and knowledge of the local area where work is undertaken would be advantageous.

There is a requirement to work reasonable overtime, bank holidays (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year’s Day) and the first three Saturday’s after Christmas Day - for which equivalent time in lieu may be granted. Also, there may be a requirement to work at other Bristol Waste Company locations.

TO APPLY

Complete an application via the link below, clearly demonstrating how you meet the criteria within the job description. The closing date to apply is Sunday 23rd September 2018.

For full details and to apply, click here

Facilities Management Technician (handy person)
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Full Time: 40 hours per week
Based at Albert Road Depot, St Philips, Bristol, BS2 0XS

THE ROLE

Working closely with the Facilities Manager, the post holder will provide support with the maintenance of all Bristol Waste depots and buildings, including plumbing, carpentry, painting, general repairs and grounds maintenance duties amongst others.

In exchange, we offer: a salary of circa £23,000- £25,000 per annum, dependent on experience, 25 days holiday entitlement; occupational sickness entitlement; access to a defined contribution pension scheme; employee assistance programme; comprehensive training and life assurance of two times salary.

Requirements: It is essential to have experience using various power tools and electrical equipment; as well as experience in carrying out basic plumbing, carpentry, painting and decorating, grounds maintenance tasks. The successful candidate will have manual handling experience and be capable of working with machinery or moving heavy equipment and furniture.

The post holder will have the ability to communicate problems and identify resolutions to both colleagues and management; have good attention to detail; be flexible and adapt to changing priorities as well as being able to work under pressure.  As the role will require traveling between sites having a full driving licence valid for use in the UK is a must.

TO APPLY

Complete an application via the link below, clearly demonstrating how you meet the criteria within the job description. The closing date to apply is Monday 24th September.

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Please note that we do reserve the right to close application dates early in the event we receive high volumes of suitable applications. All our vacancies close at midnight on the stated closing date and late submissions will not be accepted. All applications will be shortlisted soon after the closing date. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of this date, you can assume that you have been unsuccessful at this stage. Thank you for your interest in vacancies at Bristol Waste.