Sevenoaks District Council
Green Waste Collection Driver/Loader
Salary Band C £23,706 to £26,107 equivalent to an hourly rate of between £12.28 and £13.52
A generous annual leave allowance of 24 days (plus an additional 5 days depending on having Continuous Local Government Service).
Here at Sevenoaks we pride ourselves on treating both our employees and communities we serve with dignity and respect. We are an award winning Council having achieved the Guardian Public Service Awards 2016 for being financially self-sufficient, are one of the few organisations in the country to retain its Platinum Investors in People status. We were voted LGC Council of the Year 2017 and won a Pushing the Boundaries of Innovation award in 2018. The successes of the Finance Team have been recently recognised where the Finance Team has been nominated and is a finalist in the 2020 Public Finance Awards – Finance Team of the Year - Councils.
We are looking to recruit a Garden Waste driver who holds a LGV category C licence and current CPC card. As a driver, you will work with a fellow loader to provide an excellent service to our residents throughout the Sevenoaks district. You will take responsibility for your round, ensuring a schedule is followed and waste picked up and disposed of correctly.
This role would suit a motivated individual who enjoys working as part of a team as well as outside. You must be confident with the physical aspects of the role which involves heavy lifting and moving loaded bins.
Based at our Dunbrik Depot at Sundridge you will be expected to work 37 hours per week, working Monday to Thursday 6:30am to 2:30pm and Friday 6:30am to 2:00pm
You will be joining a small team which consists of four crews, with each one made up of one driver and one loader. The larger Direct Services team has approximately 110 operational staff working in various areas including waste management, deport management, transport, workshops and environmental enforcement.
Interested in the role and want to know more?
Please contact James Cox, Green Waste Supervisor JamesAJCox@sevenoaks.gov.uk for an informal discussion about the role. For information on the application process please contact email@example.com or 01732 227 361.
Need advice on how to ensure you have the best chance of being shortlisted?
Read the Job Description and Personal Specification attached to the role and ensure that your supporting statement explains how you meet the essential requirements as your application will be judged against these criteria.
How to get to us:
Sevenoaks is only half an hour from central London by train. You will be based at the Dunbrik Depot, 2 Main Road, Dunbrik, Sundridge TN14 6EP.
Closing date: Sunday 18th April 2021
How to Apply
Please apply online (see below). If this is not possible, please contact a member of the HR team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01732 227 361