General Operative Technical - Sweeper Driver

Location
Warndon Depot, Worcester, WR4 0AA
Salary
£20,125 - £22,220
Posted
04 Sep 2020
Closes
21 Sep 2020
Job Ref
WCTY000000551
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern
Shift work
Hours
Full-Time

Worcester is a great place to work. We have a thriving city centre, a great wealth of history and a fantastic environment, making it somewhere to be proud of.

Everyone associated with Worcester City Council is proud of Worcester’s offer of a high quality of life, varied heritage, award winning parks and our contribution to the development of modern local government.

It is a fantastic place to work and you will find us to be an organisation that is challenging yet caring; with our leadership adventurous in its pursuit of excellence.

At Worcester City Council, we have a work-family culture and we are proud to support and value the combination of employees’ work and family lives.

We have a clear vision to achieve excellence in everything we do and to achieve excellence in everyone we employee, meaning we are looking for an excellent candidate to come and join our work family! We are looking for a keen and enthusiastic person to join our City Centre team in Environmental Operations.

The role

Tasks for this role will include primarily driving a LGV Sweeper or a pedestrianised sweeper, litter picking, bin emptying, and general street cleansing tasks.

This post will involve working as part of a team of four operatives completing essential cleaning and maintenance tasks based in Worcester City.

We are looking for a person who enjoys a challenge and who can fit into a team of people or work alone and who is proud and committed to the service to the people of Worcester that they provide.

Skills and Experience

Applicants must have a full driving licence.

We are looking for someone with the ability to work flexibly covering a variety of tasks with a practical approach.

As the vehicle you will be primarily driving is up to 7.5 tonnes - a CPC qualification is desirable.

Applicants must feel confident to complete all duties, be able and willing to work outside in all weather conditions, have excellent customer care skills and be willing to undertake any necessary training to fully complete the role.

Additional information

Please note: This position is a temporary vacancy for up to 18 months. 

The hours of work are 37 per week to suit the needs of the service.

Weekend working will be required; this will be allocated on your rota and discussed at interview

Closing date: 20 September 2020

An interview date is yet to be confirmed but we will do all we can to give you at least one weeks notice!

For more information, please contact Steve Taylor - Team Supervisor on steven.taylor@worcester.gov.uk or 01905 721158.

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