RCV Operative


RCV Operative

RECYCLING                                                                     Open to Public Competition          

Our Recycling Business Unit currently has a need for an RCV Operative on a Permanent basis. The roles will be based in Bord na Mona Recycling Lusk and will report to the Transport Manager. The successful candidates will be responsible for the collection of wheelie bin waste from BNMR customers and loading of same onto RCVs. Applicants must be available to commence at early morning time in order to meet customer site access restrictions.


Role Specifics:

Job Title: RCV Operative

Business Unit: Recycling

Reporting to: Transport Manager

Location: BNM Recycling Lusk

Duration: Permanent

Apply on or before: 20th July 2024

HR Contact:                     Robyn Lynch

Eligibility:                         Public Competition


The Role:

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following:

  • Operative will empty wheelie bins as required by each “run” and ensure that wheelie bins that are contaminated or blacklisted are not collected. Wheelie bins must be left back in position they were collected from. The operative must ensure wheelie bins are emptied as required by each waste route, using good work practices and manual handling techniques.
  • Aid driver in completing commercial wheelie bin collections as necessary.  Aid relief driver so he has understanding of route to be followed.  Aid the driver in reversing.
  • Relevant paperwork to be completed where necessary and clocking in/out on each day of work. Operative will be punctual in terms of route start time.                                                  
  • Show courtesy to all customers and members of the public at all times as well as work colleagues. Report any difficulties encountered with others to the line manager.            
  • All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health and Safety, and Welfare of co-employees and members of the public using the premises                                                                      


The Person:

  • The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge, and attributes.
  • Minimum 1-2 years Transport/Waste Industry experience desirable.
  • Manual Handling & Safe Pass an advantage
  • Good Written and Verbal English essential.
  • Must be flexible to work across different work sections within the business.
  • Proficiency in the English language is a requirement alongside eligibility to work in Ireland.


If you wish to be considered, simply click “Apply” on the job advert.

Bord na Móna is an equal opportunities employer.