Waste Operative LGV Driver / Loader (2048)

Salary:£20,344-£21,589 / Grade E

Service Unit:Waste Operations

Closing Date:16/02/2020

Post Number:2048

Full Time - 37 hours per week

Permanent Position

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If you are interested in joining the Waste Operations Team full time, we would like to hear from you.

Regular hours starting at 6am or 7am, primarily collecting various wastes types on a ‘Group Team Task & Finish’ basis. Hours are on average, 37 hours per week, working 5 days out of 7 days, and are required to work catch up Saturdays after Bank Holidays / Christmas with the availability of further overtime. 

We require a Waste Operations Driver Loader to operate on vehicles up to Large Goods Vehicle class C. Primarily collecting various wastes on a Team Task & Finish basis, you will adhere to stringent safe working practices as instructed, in line with Exeter City Council Health & Safety polices and Road Traffic Regulations.

It is essential that you hold a current full UK driving licence certificated to operate up to LGV class C.

You are required to hold an up to date full Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC card) and Digital Tachograph Card.

You must be self-motivated, flexible, and capable of lifting and manoeuvring heavy objects using manual handling techniques and prepared to work to exacting standards. You should be physically fit, and have good visual and hearing ability.

You will have a ‘can do’ attitude and be able to work as part of a team or on your own, as a driver you will be responsible for your vehicle and crew. This is an all weather role and full PPE will be supplied.

You will benefit from full Local government terms of employment including pension contributions. You will start with 21 days paid leave (increasing in line with years of service).

You will have access to refreshment facilities, also showers / toilet facilities at the beginning, middle and end of the working shift.

You will receive full training as required.

See job description and person specification for full details.




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Last updated 12 February 2020