Closing Date: 19th August 2022

(Ref:  LFT/08/22)

Permanent, Full time Position

(40 hours per week Monday to Friday)

Must be available to work weekends/Bank Holidays as and when required

Location:  Craigmore Road, Garvagh

Salary -will be discussed at interview 

Due to our continual growth, we are looking to appoint a Fulltime Landfill, at our depot in Garvagh.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Operating heavy plant equipment such as Digger, Dozers, Bomag Compactor, Excavators, Dump trucks and other related equipment necessary to facilitate the day-to-day operations at the landfill site.
  • Perform duties to dispose of non -combustible/non- recyclable waste materials at the landfill site.
  • Spread and compact layers of waste
  • Observe waste to identify hazardous material or substances excluded from deposit at the landfill site and report to the Landfill manager.
  • Perform routine checks on machines to ensure machines are in proper working order and report immediately any issues to Landfill Manager.
  • Where applicable, provide minimal maintenance of various landfill equipment/machines.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and company obligations, and Health and Safety standards are maintained at all times to a high standard.
  • Paperwork – register, log and report on waste received at landfill on all relevant IT software as applicable.
  • Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times
  • Ensure all Machines on site comply with the relevant Health and Safety standards and company standard operating procedures.
  • Always apply Manual Handling techniques.
  • Any other reasonable duties as delegated by the Landfill Manager.

Company Initiatives:

  • Take responsibility for the Health and Safety of yourself and others whilst at work and to comply with the Company’s policies and legislation
  • Support Company Initiatives and demonstrate Company Values.
  • To comply with all legal, regulatory and statutory obligations applicable to the role.
  • Participate in training and personal development activities, as required.
  • Be flexible in undertaking the duties and responsibilities attached to your role.

Essential Criteria

  • Must have a valid licence/certificate and have at least 2 years’ experience of operating one of the following machines: Digger, Dozers, Bomag Compactor, Excavators, Dump truck
  • Confident operating machinery on steep flanks
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • IT Literate – in particular Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work well on own initiative
  • Be self-motivated
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Flexible approach to work hours
  • Willing to work in all weather conditions
  • Willing to work under pressure in a busy environment

Desirable Criteria

  • Previous experience operating machines within a landfill site
  • Experience using GPS

*The successful candidate must be able to provide documentation to verify their right to work in the UK*

How to apply?

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the Company application form, outlining how you meet the criteria and return either by POST to Recruitment, RiverRidge, 56 Craigmore Road, Garvagh, BT51 5HF



before 5.00 pm on Friday 19th August 2022

Application Form: Application Form LFT Aug 22

Equality Form: Equality Form LFT

In the event of a large number of applications we reserve the right to enhance our selection criteria at the short-listing stage

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer