Waste Management Operative

Job Description

Waste Management Operative - Public Sector Opportunity - Temporary Contract
Our esteemed public sector client is at the forefront of community service, dedicated to maintaining the cleanliness and sustainability of our environment. With a commitment to serving the community and upholding environmental regulations, they are seeking a passionate Waste Management Operative to join their team.
Position Overview:
We are seeking a Waste Management Operative to support our client's waste management operations within the public sector. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient collection, segregation, and disposal of various waste materials, contributing to the overall cleanliness and environmental sustainability of the community.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting regular waste collections and segregating different types of waste materials, including recyclables, hazardous waste, and general waste, in accordance with regulatory standards.
  • Operating waste management equipment such as refuse collection vehicles, compactors, and balers safely and efficiently.
  • Maintaining cleanliness and orderliness in waste collection areas and reporting any issues or hazards to the appropriate authorities.
  • Assisting with the implementation of waste minimisation and recycling initiatives to promote environmental sustainability.
  • Collaborating with team members and stakeholders to optimise waste management processes and improve service delivery.
  • Participating in training programs and staying updated on relevant regulations and best practices in waste management.


  • Minimum 6 Months Experience in waste management, recycling, or a related field is desirable.
  • Knowledge of relevant health and safety regulations and a commitment to adhering to established protocols.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively within a team and with diverse stakeholders.
  • Flexibility to work varying shifts, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends, to meet operational requirements.
  • A proactive and responsible approach to work, with a dedication to delivering high-quality service to the community.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package in line with public sector standards.
  • Opportunities to gain public sector experience.
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment committed to employee well-being and professional growth.
  • Contribution to meaningful work that directly impacts the local community and environment.
  • Access to comprehensive training and development programs to enhance skills and knowledge.

Contract Details:

  • Minimum 6 Weeks Contract
  • Shift work (3 shift, 4 shift pattern) 08:45 - 20:15 shifts
  • Multi Site

For further information on this vacancy, or any other jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Emmet West in the strictest confidence.