ABOUT

CAREERS

We employ approximately 60 staff across our
sites at Pointes Lane and Bulwer Avenue.

We are always on the look out for individuals who demonstrate a great work ethic. We operate a fast paced, busy environment so a good understanding and awareness of health and safety, and the ability to work as part of a team, team is a must.

We offer a variety of opportunities for entry level General Operatives, skilled Plant Operators, qualified Drivers and Supervisors/Managers.

We are also committed to the Guernsey Employment Trust Charter, and offer work experience placements to candidates who would like to learn more about our industry before applying for a role.

Whether you start your journey at Island Waste as a new General Operative without any qualifications, or have prior experience and vehicle licenses, we offer a range of training opportunities to enable you to progress your career within our industry, including:

  • Training to achieve Forklift, Hiab, Hooklift and Skip Truck licenses
  • Training to achieve a Category 6 / HGV driving license
  • Apprenticeship programs in partnership with the College of Further Education
  • WAMITAB (Waste Management and Recycling) Qualifications at Level 1 – 4
  • Other specialist interest, depending on your identified interests and need within the Group

CURRENT VACANCIES

Mechanic

We are recruiting for a Mechanic to work on heavy plant and vehicles, to join our busy department.

Island Waste is part of the Guernsey Recycling Group (GRG). GRG is a leading recycling and waste management company, proudly helping local businesses and households to recycle as much as possible.

We operate a range of operational activities within a fleet and garage environment. This includes undertaking a wide range of mechanical maintenance and repair services to vehicles, plant, and equipment. We have a large fleet of Dustcarts and Skip lorries along with mobile and static plant, so the work is varied.

Qualified Mechanic’s status is preferred; but an individual with experience will be considered. Working knowledge of electrics would be an advantage.

Applicants must hold a valid right to work in Guernsey.

GRG offers an employment package, with benefits for this role including:
• Potential earnings in excess of £50,000 per annum for the right candidate.
• 21 days annual leave increasing with length of service.
• A Secondary Pension is offered upon successful completion of a probation period.
• Health Insurance is offered upon successful completion of a probation period

Hours are based on 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 07.00am – 15.30pm, with some overtime when required.

For further information or to apply please contact Steve Murphy Steve@islandwaste.gg & Zoe Ouseley Zoe@islandwaste.gg, including a current CV or Work History.

General Operative

We are recruiting for a General Operative to join our busy Pointes Lane site.

Island Waste is part of the Guernsey Recycling Group (GRG). GRG is a leading recycling and waste management company, proudly helping local businesses and households to recycle as much as possible.

As islanders are doing an excellent job at recycling their waste, we are looking for a person to join our fantastic team.

The main responsibilities of the General Operatives will be:

· Assisting with sorting mixed waste through the yard, either on the materials recovery facility or hand sorting areas as directed by the supervisor or manager.

· Communicating effectively with other members of staff via radio, to ensure the health and safety of everyone on site.

· Assisting in keeping the site clean and tidy.

 

Applicants must hold a valid right to work in Guernsey.

GRG offers an employment package, with benefits for this role including:

· 21 days annual leave increasing with length of service.

· A Secondary Pension upon successful completion of a probation period.

· Health Insurance upon successful completion of a probation period.

Standard hours are based on 40 hours per week, 07.00am – 16.00pm Monday to Friday. Some overtime when required. For further information or to apply please contact Ty Hockey ty@islandwaste.gg & Zoe Ouseley Zoe@islandwaste.gg, including a current CV or Work History.

Plant Operative

We are recruiting for a Plant Operative to join our busy Pointes Lane site.

Island Waste is part of the Guernsey Recycling Group (GRG). GRG is a leading recycling and waste management company, proudly helping local businesses and households to recycle as much as possible.

As islanders are doing an excellent job at recycling their waste, we are looking for a person to join our fantastic team.

An experience operator preferred, but full training will be given on site.

The main responsibilities of the Plant Operatives will be:

· Operate machinery and plant as directed.

· Undertake, checks on plant and machinery.

· Work well as part of a team.

Applicants must hold a valid right to work in Guernsey.

GRG offers an employment package, with benefits for this role including:

· 21 days annual leave increasing with length of service.

· A Secondary Pension upon successful completion of a probation period.

· Health Insurance upon successful completion of a probation period.

Standard hours are based on 40 hours per week, 07.00am – 16.00pm Monday to Friday. Some overtime when required. For further information or to apply please contact Ty Hockey ty@islandwaste.gg & Zoe Ouseley Zoe@islandwaste.gg, including a current CV or Work History.

Other Vacancies

We may be advertising for a position within the wider Guernsey Recycling Group that could be of interest, to find out please visit here.