How much do waste operatives in Birmingham get paid?

Waste operatives in Birmingham earn

£10.21-14.00 per hour

Based on 17 employee reviews

Waste operative salaries can range between £10.21-14.00 per hour in the Birmingham area. This data is based on quiz results from 17 employees who live in and around Birmingham.

What do top employers pay waste operatives?

Who are the worst waste operative employers?

  1. FCC Environment
  2. Serco
  3. City Of Edinburgh Council

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How are people paid?

By the hour 88% of people report they get paid by the hour.

Based on 17 employees

What contracts are people on?

zero hours
full time

Based on 14 employees

What do waste operatives do?

Waste operatives collect and sort out waste from homes and businesses.

Waste Operatives are also known as:

  • Recycling operatives
  • Binmen
  • Kerbside collectors

This type of job might involve:

  • Driving a waste collection vehicle
  • Travelling to different locations
  • Emptying wheelie bins and recycling bins into the vehicle
  • Using lifting equipment to sort through waste
  • Separate recyclable and non-recyclable materials
  • Sorting waste on a conveyor belt line
  • Using a shredder
  • Litter picking
  • Jet washing bins and other waste containers
  • Regularly checking the equipment used
  • Safely using specialist cleaning chemicals

You’ll be working on your feet, and may be out in all types of weather.

This is an entry level job.

If you want to apply for a waste operative job, you might need the following:

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