HGV Sweeper Driver- Neighbourhood Team

Warndon Depot, Pershore Lane, Worcester
£17,875 - £21,039 per annum
02 Oct 2017
31 Oct 2017
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Worcester City Council are one of the biggest employers in Worcester, we undertake all operational tasks to allow the city to maintain its very high standards of safety and cleanliness.

The Cleaner and Greener Operational Services team manage the day to day tasks this includes street sweeping, skip works, refuse collection, grass-cutting, strimming and many other duties that make Worcester a great place to live, work and play.

We are looking for a keen and motivated individual to join Cleaner and Greener as a Driver  Team Leader. The role reports to the Operational Services Supervisor and will require a hands-on approach working with the various teams across the city.

The role will mainly involve driving HGV Sweeper vehicles and the responsibilities that come with a Certificate of Professional Competence.

The position will need to take a day to day lead on delivering scheduled work, while ensuring  adherence to health and safety practises.

The applicant should exhibit a practical approach to work and organisation, strong communication skills and the ability to lead by example.

We are looking for someone who is customer orientated and has experience of implementing or adhering to health and safety legislation as relevant to their role.

The applicant should be confident handling the manual and operational nature of the role while demonstrating good use of their own initiative and an ability to solve problems.

Worcester City Council Operational Services are looking for someone with experience as a driver in a similar position, with a track record of personal development and a willingness to learn.

Applicants must have a full clean driving licence (at least category C1) and Driver CPC. Applicants must be physically fit, should ideally have previous supervisory / leadership experience and be willing to lead their team through times of change.

In addition all applicants must be able to demonstrate a flexible approach to all duties and must be able to evidence excellent customer care skills.

The hours of work are 37 per week.

Closing Date:    29 October 2017

Interview Date: Week commencing 6 November 2017

Helping to make Worcester Clean, Green and Safe

Worcester City Council’s aim is to interview all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for a job vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

The Council is committed to working towards equality of opportunity in employment as well as in the provision of service.

Supporting documents
HGV Sweeper Driver - Sample Work Plan
Job Description & Person Specification - HGV Sweeper Driver

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