Vacancy for Yard Operative

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Location Aberdeen City Centre, AB25
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Days Monday - Sunday (5 days out of 7)
Working Times Between 07:00am and 6:00pm
Shift Pattern Mornings & Days
Working Hours per Week 40 hours
Pay Rate £9.90 per hour
Job Reference OP/48969

The main purpose of the role is to ensure that service yards are always kept to a high standard and that equipment is cleaned and stored correctly.

Main Duties:

Collection of waste bins and loading them into compactor equipment

Cleaning of internal service areas

Pressure washing

Weed pulling (seasonal)

Salting of walkways (seasonal)

General labouring tasks

Element of heavy lifting as and when required

Ensuring correct segregation of recycled waste plastic, cardboard, metals, and wood assisting to maintain site sustainability KPI 

Other tasks and duties as assigned 

To be successful in the role, you will need:

Good attention to detail

Ability to work independently and use initiative, while being part of a team

To be motivated, reliable and responsible with a flexible approach to work

Cleaning experience is preferred but full training will be provided if necessary

Good communication skills

No experience required as full training will be provided

What will you get in return?

  • A pension scheme- to save for the future - eligibility rules apply
  • Access to high street discounts
  • Access to low interest loans
  • Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers
  • Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Wellbeing Support

Why join OCS Group Ltd?

OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves.  We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job.  We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities.  We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunities, and career fulfilment we offer.