Vacancies within Waste Services
We are looking for a number of Driver, Senior Crew Member and Collector posts on a range of permanent, fixed term and casual contracts. (Please note, casual contracts may be required on an ad-hoc basis. Positions will initially be casual, although could lead to temporary or permanent positions in the future.)
Positions available are within domestic refuse/recycling and commercial trade waste services. Collections operate throughout Coventry and may include surrounding areas where commercial collections are undertaken.
For all roles you:
- Must be physically fit and be able to communicate in a professional manner with colleagues and members of the public
- You will need to be customer focused and have a can do attitude
- Have an understanding of refuse or recycling collection methods/techniques is essential
Role specific duties include:
Driver: Your role will involve driving a waste collection vehicle, this may include a 26 tonne refuse vehicles (or similar), skip lorry, roll on roll off or front end loader. This could be as part of a team or as a lone worker, depending on the service area.
Applicants for Driver posts must have the correct LGV license and valid CPC card and may be subject to an LGV driving assessment and medical as part of the interview process.
Senior Crew: You will be responsible for relevant paperwork and record keeping, including use of mobile technology, and ensuring daily targets are completed.
Collector: You may be required to take on some of the responsibilities of the Senior Crew Member if requested.
Permanent and fixed term contracts are 37 hours a week. Additional payments may be applicable to some roles where driver duties are required. Core operation hours are as follows:
Domestic - Your core hours to work will be between 6.30am to 5.00pm Tuesday - Friday. This reflects time allocated for vehicle inspections if applicable. (Hours not guaranteed for casual contracts)
Commercial - Your core hours to work will be between 6.30am to 3:15pm Monday – Thursday, 6:30am to 2:45pm Friday. This reflects time allocated for vehicle inspections if applicable. (Hours not guaranteed for casual contracts)
All applicants should be enthusiastic and committed individuals who are looking to make a difference; you will have a good level of interpersonal skills, initiative and will be customer focused.
Coventry City Council is clear about its responsibilities in embracing diversity and ensuring we recruit people of a high calibre on the basis of their skills, abilities, and experience. As such we welcome applications from a diverse range of candidates.
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.
This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.
Interviews will be conducted on Wednesday 5th and Thursday 6th April, with immediate starts anticipated.
Job Description and Person Specification - Refuse Driver.pdf
Job Description and Person Specification - Snr Crew.pdf
Job Description and Person Specification - Collector.pdf