Richmondshire District Council

 Title: Refuse / Recycling Loader

Salary: Grade 4, £18,426 to £18,795 per annum 

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full time

Hours: 37

Job Reference: WASS RR 13-29

The Waste and Street Scene department require enthusiastic and committed loader to join our hardworking and enthusiastic team.   

Our Loaders undertake duties across the breadth of the Richmondshire District including the Yorkshire Dales.

Duties will involve the collection of residents refuse and recycling. We aim to provide the best possible service to our residents, therefore it will be necessary to have a good understanding of the importance of a high level of customer care.

You will be required to undertake heavy workloads, be physically fit, with the ability to operate with the minimum of supervision either independently or as a member of a team and be able to work on your own initiative.  A full uniform will be provided.

We can offer you a standard working pattern of 6.30 am to 4.30 pm over a 4-day working week, however, we do ask that you have a flexible approach to working hours with occasional out of hours and weekend work being necessary. Optional overtime is available on a regular basis. We also offer a generous annual leave and pension scheme.




  • Closing date: 10am on Monday 15 March 2021
  • Interview date: Monday 22 March 2021

An application form must be completed. CVs alone will not be accepted.

You can also obtain/return application forms by:

  • Email:
  • By post: Human Resources, Richmondshire District Council, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX

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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