Level 2 Operative (Refuse Driver)

Warndon Depot, Pershore Lane, Warndon, Worcester, WR4 0AA
£20,678 - £22,832
19 Feb 2021
07 Mar 2021
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Full time permanent
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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!

The role

Environmental operations have a vacancy for a class 2 (C category) driver to join our waste service team.

Working within the Environmental Operations service you will manage the day-to-day task of leading a team to collect a range of waste in a variety of bin sizes across the city.

The start time is 6:45am daily, Monday to Friday; working days may vary between 4 or 5 days. However advance notice will be given in regards to shift patterns. Please note occasionally some Saturday working may be required.

This position calls for a flexible approach to work as no two days will be the same.

Key requirements and skills

Suitable applicants must have a C licence, a driver’s digital card and a valid/current driver CPC card.

The successful applicant should exhibit a practical approach to work and organisation, strong communication skills, the ability to lead by example and must be able to understand our risk assessments and standard operating procedures to comply with health and safety requirements. We are looking for someone who is customer-orientated with a can-do attitude.

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

Additional information

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Closing date: 7th March 2021

Interview date is to be confirmed 

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