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

 

Payroll Administrator
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Full Time: 40 hours per week
Based at Ham Green, Bristol, BS20 0DD

THE ROLE
Key responsibilities will include acting as first point of contact in payroll and dealing promptly with issues/ concerns to satisfactory resolution; processing of weekly and monthly payroll – for approximately 560 employees, within required deadlines; processing all starters, leavers, changes and relevant deductions for both payroll and pensions schemes; processing and updating all statutory payments as appropriate: i.e. SSP, SMP, SPP, SAP; processing pension payments, auto enrolment and deduction of earning orders; processing absence data on a weekly and monthly basis for sickness absence, other absence, jury service, compassionate leave, maternity, paternity etc

In exchange, we offer: a salary of £25,000 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 using Itrent or equivalent payroll system in addition to a relevant payroll/ finance qualification or equivalent experience in a previous role. The post holder will have a sound finance background and understanding of accounting principles and practices as well as knowledge of payroll and calculation of tax, NI and pension, maternity, paternity, sick pay and overtime, processing P45, P60, and deductions etc. Required skills include the use of the Microsoft Office suite of programs, particularly Excel, and a working knowledge of appropriate legislative and regulatory requirements to the role.

Finally, the post holder must be able to eal effectively with a range of internal stakeholders on finance-related matters, a commitment to a high level of accuracy and attention to detail and have a flexible and positive attitude with a willingness to undertake a variety of finance and payroll tasks.

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 22nd July 2018.

For full details and to apply, click here

Street Cleansing Team Supervisor
Salary: £29,435 per annum
Full Time: 40 hours per week
Based at Hartcliffe depot, Bristol, BS3 5RN

THE ROLE
Duties will include supervising a team of drivers and operatives, managing attendance and the daily allocation of work. The role is also responsible for the team’s training and developing, ensuring safe working practices And involves working with council officers and liaising with residents to minimise customer complaints.

In exchange, we offer: a salary of £29,435 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 that you have experience managing a team and have excellent leadership and people management skills. The successful post holder must hold a full driving licence, valid for use in the UK is required.

You will be expected to work some weekends and bank holidays and taking out of hours phone calls on a rota basis.

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 22nd July 2018 and interviews are expected to take place week commencing 30th July.

For full details and to apply, click here

Business Analyst
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Full Time: 40 hours per week
Based at Albert Road, Bristol

THE ROLE
The postholder will have a comprehensive understanding of Business Analysis and its benefits and application in relation to fulfilling strategic goals through business and systems change/improvement. You will help translate business visions, goals, objectives and high-level requirements into real world improvements for staff. Your work will be key to ensure value, consistency and applications that deliver for the business. We are a 100% cloud-based so you will have worked in this environment and be used to liaising with multiple suppliers and working in a small in-house ICT team.

In exchange, we offer: a salary of £25,000 to £30,000 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 great communication skills as well as a solid understanding of Business Analysis principles and how they are practically applied. You will have excellent customer service skills and be able to map business requirements against systems architectures – with the ability to lead and influence others.

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 23rd July 2018.

For full details and to apply, click here

 
Supervisor (Refuse & Recycling)
Salary: £32,500 per annum
Full Time: 40 hours per week
Location: Albert Road Depot, Bristol

Bristol Waste Company are seeking to recruit a number of Supervisors to join our Recycling and Refuse Operation.  Your role will mainly be based from our Albert Road Depot. Daily travel around areas of Bristol is required as part of your duties.

THE ROLE
As a Supervisor you will be responsible for allocating daily routes to recycling and refuse collection crews, comprised of loaders and drivers, and ensuring daily collections are successfully completed with a high-quality service delivered.  

Your excellent organisation skills will enable you to monitor and plan staffing levels and deploy resource to ensure the operation is fully crewed. Alongside this, you will be responsible for making sure vehicles and tools for the job are in place.

You will carry out meaningful observations of crews whilst out on route around Bristol, monitoring productivity and the quality of service being delivered to Bristol residents. Further to this, you will be able to effectively communicate feedback to your staff and use a range of methods to motivate and influence them. 

Health and Safety will be at the heart of all you do as a Supervisor.  You will have an excellent understanding of health and safety procedures, codes of practice and regulations, and share your knowledge with your crews and other stakeholders.

Please note there may be a requirement to work at other Bristol Waste Company locations. The role will require you to work a number of Bank Holidays and ‘catch-up’ Saturdays as and when there is a business need.

REQUIREMENTS

To be considered for this position you will, hold a full driving licence and have a good understanding of transport management and fleet compliance or experience of working in waste or logistics.  Personally, you possess an assertive management style with the ability to undertake difficult conversations in a fair and professional manner and well as the ability to effectively communicate with a range of stakeholders, having the ability to adapt your style to suit your audience. Finally, you have experience leading and demonstrate strong leadership, understanding how to motivate and engage employees.

In exchange for your talent, we offer: a salary of £32,500 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 2 times salary.

TO APPLY
Please 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 23rd July 2018.

For more information and to apply, click here

 

HGV/LGV Driver
Salary: £25,857 per annum
Full Time: 39 hours per week
Based at Albert Road Depot or Avonmouth

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 a 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
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 Monday 30th July 2018.

For full details and to apply, click here

 

 
HWRC Chargehand x2
Salary: £24,419 per annum
Full Time: 40 hours per week
One based at Kings Weston Lane, Avonmouth, BS11 0YS and one based at Folly Lane, off Days Road, St Philips, BS2 0QS

THE ROLE
The main purpose of the role is to direct and control daily operations of the HWRC site. This includes the efficient receipt of materials delivered to the HWRC, segregation of those materials for recycling, loading and transfer of waste .

Key responsibilities of this role include taking responsibility for the efficient operation of the HWRC in the absence of the Site Supervisor, including ensuring all necessary resources in the form of employees, plant and vehicles are available on site and correctly employed. The post holder will need to plan, organise and arrange daily transport requirements as well as drive or operate specialist LGV, roll on roll off vehicles, wheeled loading shovel and other mobile plant and equipment (training will be provided) as well as instructing and guiding operatives to do the same.

In exchange, we offer: a salary of £24,419 per annum, 25 days of 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 demonstrate the ability to effectively direct an operational team, providing guidance, instruction, support and motivation and have experience of dealing with a wide range of colleagues and customers and use of appropriate communication skills in response to and resolving operational issues. Proven experience or ability to demonstrate suitability for physical work involving lifting up to 25kg and willingness to work flexibly and adapt to changing roles to meet operational requirements are a must.

The successful candidate will have the ability to gain LGV Class II Licence, and the ability to drive/operate a range of mobile plant, equipment and vehicles and use IT systems and computerised weighbridge. Demonstrable understanding of health and safety and other associated relevant legislation, experience of ability to work effectively without direct supervision and experience of effective contribution to team working are essential criteria.

TO APPLY
Please complete an application via the link below, clearly demonstrating how you meet the criteria within the job description. The closing date to apply is Tuesday 31st July 2018.
 
 

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.