Team Leader (LGV Driver)
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 employ, meaning we are looking for an excellent candidate to come and join our work family!
Worcester City Council is 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 Environmental Operations Services manage the day to day tasks. Including but not limited to: street sweeping, skip work, refuse collection, grass-cutting, and strimming. Each duty makes Worcester a great place to live, work and play. We are looking for two motivated individuals to join Environmental Operations as a Team Leader - LGV Driver.
The role reports to the Supervisor and will require a hands-on approach working with the various teams across the city. The position will need to take a day to day lead on delivering scheduled work while ensuring adherence to health and safety practices.
Please note: The role will mainly involve driving LGV sweeper vehicles and the responsibilities that come with a Certificate of Professional Competence.
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 driving licence (at least category C1) and Driver CPC.
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 will be 37 hours per week. Hours will be discussed during the interview.
Closing Date: 4 October 2020
Interview Date: 9 October 2020
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