Salary:£22,627-£24,491 / Grade F
Service Unit:Waste Operations
We require an LGV Waste Operative to Driver / Load / operate our fleet of up and coming modern vehicles. You will be required to drive our range of vehicles from a 26 tonne rear steer RCV’s to our 3.5 tonne vehicles.
With the Council’s commitments to move towards Net Zero by 2030 we are looking at innovative ways to achieve this, including electrifying our fleet of vehicles in the coming years.
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 a full Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC card with at least 1 year remaining on it), training to retain this card will be ongoing and provided by ECC with a relevant payment for undertaking the training
You must hold a current valid Digital Tachograph Card
You will be required to use modern in cab technology to record all collection data on a day to day basis
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 including catch up Saturdays after Bank Holidays and Christmas with the availability of further overtime
You are required to adhere to stringent safe working practices as instructed, in line with Exeter City Council Health & Safety polices and Road Traffic Regulations
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 must have a ‘can do’ attitude and be able to work as part of a team, as a Driver and as a Loader, you will be responsible for your vehicle including the cleanliness of the interior and exterior of the vehicle
As a driver you with have the responsibility of the safety of the crew and members of the public
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, 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.
Exeter City Council is an equal opportunities employer and encourages employees to work flexibly in a way that not only meets their work responsibilities, but also suits individual lifestyle choices and home commitments.