This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.

Refuse & Recycling Operatives

Vacancy Summary
Borough of Broxbourne
Salary £17,264 per annum
Broxbourne Business Centre, Cheshunt, Waltham Cross
Working Pattern:
Full Time
40 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
31/03/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

The Borough of Broxbourne is in south east Hertfordshire bordering London and the M25, with a population of about 93,600.

The Council is looking for hardworking team players to assist in delivering its waste management services.

Refuse & Recycling Operatives (Ref: FLSO/WM)

Salary £17,264 per annum

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 completing the daily schedules.

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

Teamwork and mutual co-operation is encouraged; the teams work on a task and finish basis, helping each other to complete their rounds.

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

Applicants 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:

  • Generous leave entitlement,
  • A full training and development programme,
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme


  • Free membership to the Council’s 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.
  • Smart uniform
  • Comprehensive benefits and discount scheme


The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential in this post.

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

Broxbourne Council is an Equal Opportunities employer.


Details and application forms for all job vacancies are listed on the Council’s website.


Application forms must be submitted via the Council’s website quoting the above reference.


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.