Yardman Operative


Yard Operative


Open to Public Competition          

Our Recycling Business Unit currently has a need for a Yard Operative. The role will be based in BNM Recycling Silliot Hill and will report to the Yard Supervisor. The main purpose is the Operative will assist the Operations and Planning Supervisor to ensure yard activities are carried out in an effective, efficient and safe manner.


Role Specifics:

Job Title:                     Yard Operative

Business Unit:             Recycling

Reporting to:               Yard Supervisor

Location:                     BNM Recycling Silliot Hill

Duration:                     Permanent

HR Contact:                 Robyn Lynch

Apply on or before:     16th of April 2024

Eligibility:                    Open to public competition


The Role:

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

·       Work effectively with other members of the team to ensure the yard is maintained to the highest standards. Prioritise and carry out assigned duties as required to ensure completion of tasks in line with operational requirements.

·       Be pro-active in identiying & resolving any issues that arise on site. Ensure all incidents & accidents that occur are reported immediately to the Operations & Planning Supervisor.

·       Wear appropriate PPE at all times when carrying out assigned duties. Comply with all company policies and initiatives to ensure safe operation and efficient operation of all plant and equipment on site.

·       Provide cover for weighbridge staff and take all necessary measures to ensure that transactions are processed accurately in line with company procedures. This includes cash handling and filing procedures.

·       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-workers and members of the public using the premises.

·       Proactively participate in the Performance Management process to ensure delivery of own, and the wider team’s, objectives.


The Person:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge, and attributes.

·       1-2 years’ experience within Waste Industry

·       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.

·       Experience in the waste industry a distinct advantage


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

Bord na Móna is an equal opportunities employer.