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Waste Collection Loaders

South Norfolk and Broadland Councils
Place of work:
Ketteringham Depot, Ketteringham
Salary details:
£19,100 - £19,960 per annum
Job term:
Full Time
37 hours per week
Closing date:
12 August 2022 11:30 PM
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 Do you care as much about a clean environment as our residents?


Role Snapshot…

Are you a team player? Are you committed to health and safety? Can you give a great service to our customers? Do you enjoy working outside in all weathers? If the answer is yes, then read on…


What you could be part of…

We are one of the few in-house waste collection services in Norfolk and proud to deliver a service of collection of refuse, recycling and garden waste to the 65,000 properties in the district. This job involves collecting, emptying and returning bins, as part of a crew of three, two loaders and one driver.


Working at the Council enables you to be part of an organisation which is proud to deliver high-quality, customer focussed services. Our success comes from us being commercially astute and business-like.  Continuous improvement is also vital and we challenge ourselves to develop new and innovative ways to improve the services that make a real difference to people’s lives.


What you’ll be doing…

You will provide an efficient reliable waste and recycling collection service to residents and businesses across the district. You will be working as part of a highly visible, public facing team to ensure standards are met and the 82,000 bins across the district are emptied each week.


You must have…

  • the ability to undertake manual lifting and moving the bins.
  • an understanding of the importance of health and safety and the ability to work safely.
  • the desire to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • the ability to create a really good impression on our customers and enhance the reputation of the Council
  • the ability to work as part of a team and to work flexibly to achieve the high standards we set for our services. 


What’s in it for you…

Our package includes:

  • 25 days holiday increasing to 28 days after 5 years’ service plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time employees)
  • Employer pension contributions of 15% with the option to make additional voluntary contributions
  • Access to our One Team Rewards scheme including discounts in high street shops and restaurants, employee assistance programme – with more to come!
  • Payroll giving scheme
  • Regular reviews with your line manager, develop a personal development plan, as well as opportunities to undertake training
  • Compassionate leave and sickness entitlement for times of need 
  • Support towards volunteering days in the community and encouragement to be involved with fun activities to raise money for local and national charities.


You may still have questions and can contact one of the Area Team Leaders to answer these for you 01508533844.


Please apply online for this role by logging into our website, and completing your statement of supporting evidence. This should include how you meet the criteria set out in the role profile, the reasons for applying and the contribution you would expect to make if appointed. Hard copy applications available from the Depot office.

*The Councils reserve the right to close the any and all vacancies after 1 week, if there is judged to be a sufficient number of applications received.

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Closing date:  12 August 2022

Interview date: To be confirmed


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