Richmondshire District Council

Job summary

Title: Refuse/Recycling Loader

Salary: Grade 4, (SCP 12-14) £19,264 - £19,650 per annum 

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full time

Hours: 37

Job Reference: WASS RR 13-29


The Waste and Street Scene department requires an enthusiastic and committed loader to join their 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. You will also need to be able to work on your own initiative. A full uniform will be provided.

We can offer you a standard working pattern of 6:30am to 4:30pm 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.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to complete their Category C (HGV) driving licence. This will be fully funded by Richmondshire District Council and will enable the post holder to apply for any future driver vacancies.

Key documents

For further details please refer to the job description and person specification. To apply please complete our application form:

Job descripton  Person specification  Application form 

Benefits of working for the council

Key dates

  • Closing date: 10am on Monday 18 July 2022
  • Interview date: Tuesday 26 July 2022
  • 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

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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