Collector Sorter

Midlothian Council
£18,202 - £19,047 per year
28 Aug 2017
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Advert


Do you enjoy working outdoors? Do you relish the opportunity to be a valued Collector Sorter that provides an essential service to our residents and businesses?

We are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated and well organized individuals to join our waste management services team as a Collector Sorter. You must be physically fit and not troubled by means of odorous and/or noxious materials/smells.

Your responsibilities will include:

• The safe operation of equipment fitted to vehicles.
• Assisting the driver in safe manoeuvring of the vehicle on the route.
• Removal of household, industrial and commercial waste from various locations involving all types of containers including wheeled bins, food cadies, plastic sacks and recycling containers.

It is essential that you can work in all weather conditions; use basic tools e.g. brush and shovel, undertake written and verbal instructions, work unsupervised at times and be helpful, courteous and respectful to both customers and colleagues the job may also involve snow clearing. Experience of working in an environment that demands a high degree of health & safety awareness is essential. On the job training will be provided to ensure that the Jobholder becomes fully competent in the role.

The successful applicant will be contracted to work over designated weekends/days during Christmas and New Year typically on collections ensuring service continuity to our customers.

Job Vacancy

Position Title: Collector Sorter

Position Number: CN03

Directorate: Resources

Location: Stobhill Depot

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 36 Hours per Week

Working Pattern: Monday - Thursday: 07:30 - 15:15
Friday: 07:30 - 15:00

Weeks per year: 52

Closing Date: Friday 20 October 2017

Interview Date: To be Confirmed

Please note that it is Midlothian Councils policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is £18,202.47 per annum.

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or in accessing attached documentation, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team, stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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