Refuse Collector

Favourite Dundee City Council
Ref no: DEE01601
Closes: Friday, 26th May 2017
Published: Friday, 19th May 2017
Location: Marchbanks, 34 Harefield Road
Salary: £17,826 - £19,215 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Temporary
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Dundee City Council
Category: Property / Land
Sub-category: Waste Management

Job Description

Based at either Marchbanks or Baldovie depots, you will work 07:30 - 15:30 Monday to Thursday and 07:30 - 15:00 on a Friday; however, additional hours over the 7-day period may be required. These posts are temporary for 8 weeks.


You must have basic numeric and reading/writing skills.


The main duties of these posts are to collect household, industrial and commercial refuse, assist the driver in safe manoeuvring of the vehicle and report to the charge hand or supervisor any problems relating to the collection of refuse.

The Individual

You will require to have the ability to work on your own unsupervised or as part of a team. You must have experience of manual handling skills along with good timekeeping skills. It is essential that you have an awareness of Health and Safety issues related to refuse collection, be able to follow straightforward instructions and have the ability to deal politely and courteously with members of the public. Additionally you must have the ability to cover reasonable distances on foot (up to 5 miles per day) and be adaptable and willing to undertake training to meet the requirements of the job.