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South Kesteven District Council

Recruiter
South Kesteven District Council 
Location
Grantham, England 
Salary
£9.82 per hour (in addition you will receive £1.18 per hour holiday pay) 
Posted
5 Apr 2019 
Closes
26 Apr 2019 
Ref
k05042019 
Contract
Permanent 

Casual HGV Class 2 Driver Waste Collection k05042019

Casual HGV Class 2 Driver Waste Collection

Salary: currently £9.63 per hour (in addition you will receive £1.16 per hour holiday pay)

Hours:  Working hours will be up to 42 per week for 5 out of 7 days including weekends. Bank holidays to be worked as and when required by management. Please note that as this is a casual contract on some weeks there will be no hours available

Work base: Across the district

Working as part of a team of staff delivering a wide range of waste collection and recycling initiatives across the district. To be responsible for the safe driving and operation of refuse freighters and the supervision of the loaders working with the post holder. This role may also require the post holder to work in a street cleansing environment and is therefore required to carry out any duties which are assigned.

To undertake duties in accordance with relevant health and safety procedures and in accordance with established service specifications and locally agreed procedures.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT YOU MUST HOLD AN HGV CLASS 2 LICENCE AND HAVE A DRIVER’S CPC CARD (AND HAVE COMPLETED AT LEAST 28 HOURS PERIODIC TRAINING IF YOUR CURRENT CARD EXPIRES IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS) TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB AS IT ENTAILS DRIVING VEHICLES WEIGHING UP TO 32 TONNES

Job Role:

  • To drive/operate vehicles and equipment as required by the authority in accordance with the valid licence, experience and training for that vehicle/equipment
  • To drive/operate vehicles and equipment in accordance with agreed authority safety/procedures and legal requirements
  • Give instructions to the loaders and check their work
  • To complete, check and return all paperwork as required
  • To supervise the loaders working with you ensuring that they are following all health and safety rules, SKDC procedures, Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work and to report any breaches, issues or concerns to a supervisor immediately
  • To maintain the cleanliness and appearance of vehicles and equipment to a high standard, including daily vehicle checks
  • To collect waste from properties and load onto vehicles
  • To collect any loose waste from properties and load onto vehicles
  • To unload waste from vehicles
  • To assist with the collection of bulk itemsTo deal with customers in a responsible and professional manner
  • To undertake any other relevant duties
  • To adhere to health and safety legislation including rules, SKDC procedures, Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work and locally agreed procedures
  • To wear personal protective equipment as required
  • To undertake and attend any training/instruction to carry out the above duties