Refuse & Recycling Operatives

  • Employer: Borough of Broxbourne
  • Salary: Salary £19,073.60 per annum - plus performance bonus
  • Location: Broxbourne Business Centre, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working pattern:Flexible Hours/Full Time
  • Hours: 40 hours per week.
  • DBS check: No
  • Closing date: 31/12/2020 at 23:55
  • Reference: FLS/WM

Broxbourne Environmental Services Trading Limited (BEST) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Broxbourne Borough Council delivering the Council’s domestic refuse and recycling collections, commercial waste collections, street cleansing, grounds maintenance and cemetery services, plus a range of other activities. The following vacancies regularly arise.

Refuse & Recycling Operatives (Ref: FLSO/WM)

Salary £19,073.60 per annum   -   plus performance bonus

Reliable staff are required to join our waste and recycling team. Applicants must demonstrate commitment to delivering a high quality service and have a positive approach to customer services and completing the daily work schedules.

This is a physically demanding role and involves handling heavy loads and walking long distances.

The Council provides training and development opportunities to suitable candidates who wish to train as an LGV Driver/Team Leader, subject to a qualifying period.

Applicants for all posts must be prepared to work outside in all weather conditions, enjoy working as part of a team, take pride in their work, be able to demonstrate the best principles of customer care and be prepared to work flexibly, including on bank holidays.

The benefits package includes:

    • 28 days leave entitlement
    • A full training and development programme
    • NEST Pension Scheme Membership 
    • Free membership to two local leisure centres, which includes free access to gyms, swimming pools, fitness classes, racket sport sessions, a health suite and a range of generous discounts across other leisure and culture services.
    • Uniform
    • Comprehensive benefits and discount scheme 

The ability to communicate and understand written and verbal instructions is essential in these posts.

We are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

BEST is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Details and application forms for all job vacancies are listed on the Borough of Broxbourne website.

Application forms must be submitted online quoting the relevant reference.

BEST c/o Borough Offices, Bishops’ College, Churchgate, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, EN8 9XQ

Telephone: 01992 785509, Email:



How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed