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Environmental Driver Operative - Ref: EE05023

Walsall Council
£23,194 per annum
Closing date
22 Nov 2023

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Environmental Driver Operative - Ref: EE05023

Salary: G5 £23,194 - £26,845 per annum

We are currently seeking dedicated individuals to join our Highways, Transport & Operations team as a Grade G5 Environmental Driver Operative. As a mobile worker, you will have the chance to work across various sections, including grounds maintenance, waste management, and street cleansing, based on service demands. This is a diverse and dynamic role that requires flexibility and a willingness to contribute to different areas of the service.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Undertake operational tasks in grounds maintenance, waste management, and street cleansing.
  • Plan and schedule daily work activities to optimize efficiency and ensure timely completion of tasks.
  • Operate various equipment and tools related to the service, such as vehicles, machinery, and hand tools.
  • Drive a range of vehicles up to a combined MAM of 7.5 tonnes (Category C1).
  • Maintain a strong focus on health and safety, following procedures and reporting any incidents or risks.

  • Previous experience in waste management, fleet services, grounds maintenance, or street cleansing would be advantageous.
  • A full driving license with a minimum Category C1 qualification.
  • Hold an appropriate Health and Safety qualification.
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent practical experience in one or more environmental disciplines.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Commitment to providing high-quality customer service and maintaining a clean and green environment.

  • Competitive salary with a range of £23,194 to £26,845.
  • Mobile working across the borough, providing a dynamic and varied work environment.
  • Training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • Bank holiday entitlement with additional payment and time off in lieu.
  • Average 37 hours of work per week. Working pattern is currently 4 days per week between Monday and Friday.
  • Opportunity to contribute to the well-being of the community and make a positive impact on the environment.

Join our team and be part of creating a cleaner borough for everyone to enjoy!

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Closing date for applications: 22nd November 2023

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