5 x Waste Operatives

Grade 6 - £20,648

37 Hours


The Waste and Street Scene division of Hambleton District Council are looking to appoint 5 permanent Waste Operatives.

The main duties include refuse/recycling collection usually part of a team of 3, street sweeping (Manual on Foot), litter picking, emptying dog & litter bins and the recovery of fly tipping. You may also be required to do some driving and general work around the depot which will include the occasional collection of dead animals.

The work is physically demanding and includes a large amount of walking and Manual Handling.

All applicants must have numeracy and literacy skills and a current driving license is desirable. An LGV Cat C license would be an advantage.

The hours of work are between 06.00 and 18.00 at locations within the Hambleton District.

An application form must be completed fully and in line with the Job Description and Person Specification highlighting suitability and relevant experience for the position. CV's alone will not be accepted.

If you are selected for interview, and you have a Driving License please bring it with you to Interview along with any other certificates to support your application and demonstrate your suitability for the role.

Application form and full description

To apply, please download the application form and full job description below, however, please ensure you have read the important information regarding the unitary council below:

What we accept

CVs alone will not be accepted, an application form must be fully completed.


Before applying, please ensure you have read the important information regarding the unitary council below:

Unitary Candidate Information

Apply by email

Email your application form to recruitment@hambleton.gov.uk 

Apply by post

Return your application form to:

Human Resources
Civic Centre
Stone Cross
Rotary Way

Tel: 01609 767273

Further assistance

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Nick Leete or Mark Pearson, Waste and Recycling Supervisors on 01609 788102.

Due date 

Applications to be received by 5:00pm on Friday 7th October 2022

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Friday 21st October 2022

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. If you have not received a response by the interview date you should assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Diversity and equal opportunities 

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010.

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