Recycling Operative
Venesky-Brown’s client, a public sector organisation within East Ayrshire, is currently looking to recruit a Recycling Operative for an initial 2-month contract on a rate of £12.70/hour PAYE. This role will be based onsite.


– Responsible for the sorting and processing of recyclate material.

– The operation and routine maintenance of machinery used to recycle materials and completion of any associated paperwork.

– To maintain the cleanliness of areas associated for the processing of recyclate material.

– The collection of recyclate material from domestic premises as and when required.

– Ensure that all risk assessments and safe systems of work that are relevant to the post are adhered to.

– To undertake other non-routine work such as supporting the household waste recycling centre and to be flexible in the ability to deputise for others in the event of sickness or holidays.

– Ensure all materials and equipment provided to assist in carrying out the duties of the post are properly secured in accordance with the Council’s policies and procedures.

– Promote the health and safety of employees at work and of service users through the implementation of the Council’s policy on health, safety and welfare at work and Service Health and Safety arrangements in accordance with all relevant statutory requirements, leading by example.

– Ensure all activities for which the post holder is responsible are delivered in accordance with Council’s Equality and Diversity Policies and the statutory and general specific Equality Duties.

– Ensure that the Council’s Customer Charter is followed in all dealings with the people we serve.

– Adhere to the Waste Management service policies and procedures for good records management across the Services, ensuring that the correct information is created, maintained, stored and retrieved in accordance with business need and statutory and legislative requirements.

– Participate in the East Ayrshire Facetime process annually in accordance with the Council’s procedures.

Essential Skills:


– Awareness if Health and Safety Procedures

– Experience of working within a team


Desirable Skills:


– Previous experience of working in a Waste Management environment.

– Good working knowledge of baling processes and conveyor systems.


If you would like to hear more about these opportunities please get in touch.

Job Overview

Recycling Operative
Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland, Scotland
£12.70 per hour -

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