LGV Driver

Recycling Centres across Warwickshire (predominantly Princes Drive, Leamington Spa. CV31 3PH)
£19,819 - £20,541
19 Nov 2018
04 Dec 2018
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Shift work

Do you hold an LGV Cat C licence and would like to assist with recycling?

Are you interested in learning how to drive a hook lift vehicle?

If the answer is yes to both of these questions then we have the perfect opportunity for you.

Warwickshire County Council provides recycling facilities which are valued and supported by the residents of Warwickshire. We have sites situated across the county and are committed to reducing waste and its impact on the environment. We are looking for a Class C Roll on Roll off driver who holds a Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC) to join us to help with this mission.

The role requires Saturday and Sunday working every other weekend, Sunday will be paid at time and a half. The position is full time working an average of 37 hours per week.  

The Role

37.0 Hours per Week

As a Roll on Roll off Driver, you will assist in keeping household waste recycling centres and transfer stations running efficiently and safely. You will do this by transporting roll on roll off skips to maintain capacity in this important public service. If you do not have experience of using a hook lift, you will attend a three day course and gain experience whilst working in post. You will use your initiative to ensure that the waste management service is running as efficiently as possible and that materials are taken for appropriate recycling and disposal.

Recycling Centres are open every day of the week including weekends and bank holidays. 

Key Requirements

To be successful you will be a team player with a positive outlook and an ability to add value. You will be able to use your own initiative and have good communication skills to relay information in a timely manner. You will have great driving skills and have experience of remaining calm in stressful environments and situations. You will have sufficient literate and numerate ability to complete load and transfer documentation (basic training will be given where appropriate). As a primary front line service for the Authority you will keep a smart appearance and maintain a professional manner.

For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact John Hopwood on 07787 153 920 or Michele Barnett on 07795 236 901. Alternatively you can e-mail: waste@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing Date: 2nd December 2018

Interview Date: To be confirmed

To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.

Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

Please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on recruitment@warwickshire.gov.uk, including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire

It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).

Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. 

As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.

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We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Supporting documents
Job Description and Person Specification

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