FLT/ Waste Operative Day Shift

  • Boscombe Rd, Dunstable LU5, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Mitie, you will be working for the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, looking after a large, diverse, blue-chip customer base, from banks and retailers, to hospitals, schools and government offices. You will be part of a workforce with over 77,000 people, 100+ office locations, and thousands of customers across the country, there is no limit to what you can achieve if you work for us.

Job Description

Salary: £10.73/ hour

This includes bonus equal to an extra £0.50 per hour worked during the 8-week period 1st November to 26th December; basic rate £10.23

Hours: 12 hrs/day (Including 1 hr unpaid break)

Shift Pattern: 0700am - 0700pm

  • Week 1 and 3: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 
  • Week  2 and 4: Wednesday and Thursday 

Contract : Fixed Term Contract

We are looking for passionate people to join our Mitie team that delivers exceptional every day; we offer a great place to work with many benefits.

In your new role as an FLT Driver, you will be working within the Waste and Cleaning team and undertake the operation of Forklift Truck driving within a health and safety conscious environment. Your duties will include loading and unloading pallet trailers, loading cardboard and plastic bales onto trailers, and sorting, moving and stackings pallets. Ensure all equipment is kept clean, well maintained and is in safe working order, perform miscellaneous cleaning duties and provide support to the waste team, whilst wearing PPE and complying with health and safety legislation.

What you’ll get in return:

In return we will offer you holiday entitlement, pension contributions, discount through MiDeals to over 850 high street retailers, cycle to work, options to buy extra holiday, save as you earn scheme, share incentive plan, recognition and wellbeing incentives such as Mitie Stars & our Employee of the Month Scheme, a free virtual GP service, access to our online e-learning platform and many other benefits.


In order to be successful in this role, you’ll need a Counter Balance license and 3 months forklift operative experience is preferred. Communicative English is essential, and you may be required to take an English language assessment. You’ll need to have good organisational skills, be detail conscious, work from your own initiative and have excellent time management skills. You must be able to complete appropriate documentation and fall into the required shift pattern as deemed suitable to meet contractual requirements. You will be required to complete the Basic Disclosure (DBS Check) and undertake a drug and alcohol screening test.

Additional Information

This job description Is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for this position and the range of duties undertaken. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder throughout the period of employment. The job description may be varied from time to time by the Company to reflect changes in the post holder’s role and/or the needs of the business.

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