Environmental Driver LGV - Ref: EE01121 (INTERNAL VACANCY)

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Walsall, West Midlands
£23,541 to £27,741 per annum, plus potential driver vehicle maintenance payment
08 Jun 2021
30 Jun 2021
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Environmental Driver LGV – Ref: EE01121 (INTERNAL VACANCY)

This vacancy is open to existing Walsall Council employees only

  • Walsall Borough, Clean & Green Services
  • G6 (SCP15 to 23)  £23,541 to £27,741 per annum, plus potential driver vehicle maintenance payment
  • Walsall Council

Working within the operational section of Clean & Green Services, we are seeking motivated individuals who wish to develop a career in environmental services as a professional driver undertaking waste, recycling and street cleaning operations.

Main activities including but not limited to:

  • Day to day delivery of operational front line service
  • Required to undertake driving (up to Class C licence), ensuring daily allocation of work is completed within the scheduled time period and ensure resources are deployed effectively on site to optimise outputs and quality standards
  • To operate in accordance with the ‘Operating Licence’ of the council ensuring that:
  • Drivers hours and tachograph rules are observed, proper records kept and made available on request;
  • Vehicles and trailers are not overloaded;
  • Vehicles operate within speed limits;
  • Vehicles and trailers are kept in fit and serviceable condition;
  • Defects are promptly reported and recorded, including symptoms of defects;
  • Ensure seat belts are worn;
  • The laws relating to driving and operating vehicles are observed;
  • To operate in accordance with the requirements of the  ‘Clean & Green Services - Driver Handbook’ / MORR policy (Managing Occupational Road Risk) with particular reference to mobile phone use, seatbelts, depot site rules, driver medicals, fuel efficient driving, vulnerable road users;

Interested candidates should possess qualifications as detailed:

  1. Hold an appropriate Health and Safety Qualification
  2. Full driving licence – CATEGORY C MINIMUM (please specify licence categories you hold on your application form)
  3. Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) – DQC card holder

Job Description & Employee Specification

Closing date: Wednesday 30th June 2021

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The postholder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

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