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Charging Operative

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , per year - 1831 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Various RHWS, Glenfield, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 8RJ 


Closing date:31 July 2022 at midnight 

Salary £22,080 based on 40 hours per week plus £0.80 per hour Market Premia payment and a retention payment subject to certain conditions.

Part time and full time positions available.

Annualised Hours – 37-40 hours per week.

Working Pattern - October to March - up to 32.5 hours per week. April to September - up to 47.5 hours per week.

Please note, this role requires weekend working both Saturday and Sunday.

Do you enjoy working with people and looking after the environment?

Leicestershire County Council is looking to recruit a charging operative(s) at its Recycling and Household Waste Sites (RHWS). Candidates must be self-motivated, hard-working, willing to learn and have good customer care skills.

Successful candidates will act as the lead operative on site and will be responsible for identifying, assessing and charging residents for their chargeable waste, assisting in resolving on site complaints and delivering a high-quality service under challenging financial times.

The role(s) covers Melton Mowbray RHWS, Somerby RHWS and Bottesford RHWS; or Barwell RHWS, Lount RHWS and Coalville RHWS

  • A good understanding of waste Health & Safety.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to handle all customers in a polite and professional manner.
  • The ability to converse with ease with customers and provide advice and information in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
  • Ability to travel to locations across the County as required.

Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.

For informal enquires please contact Jonathan Murray, Tel:  07518299863  Email: Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00.

Leicestershire County Council is committed to Smarter Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.

We are supportive of flexible working and candidates who wish to discuss this should contact Jonathan Murray (recruiting manager) to discuss what is possible for this role.

Please apply using our online system sending us your CV as well as a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the requirements of the post. The supporting statement should be no longer than 500 words and be incorporated into your CV, to form a single document.

Please see the link below to Environment and Transport’s web pages for further information about the department, working for Leicestershire County Council and the job opportunities available.  The web pages also contain CV Guidance documents for Applicants to read and use.

We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.

For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.

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