Eastfield House Huntingdon. Monday to Friday, circa 6am to 2pm daily
We are seeking a refuse and recycling driver and loader to drive collection vehicles and carry out loader duties when required.
When working as a Refuse / Recycling Driver you will lead the daily delivery of a collection round including driving a collection vehicle, (carrying out daily maintenance checks and being the responsible person for the vehicle); direction of the team working on the collection round; resolving issues and problems to ensure service delivery on the round; and reporting relevant issues to the relevant Waste Manager. You will be responsible for the usage of the in-cab data system recording events/issues and ensuring the allocated round is completed.
When acting as a Refuse / Recycling loader, you will work to load waste onto the collection vehicle in accordance with safe working practices you will collect all forms of household waste, work as part of a crew and be polite, helpful and comfortable working outside in all weathers and able to lift heavy loads as part of your daily duties.
We are seeking someone who can make decisions on what waste can and cannot be removed, undertake risk assessments when working with the driver, be aware of health and safety in relation to manual handling and have good communication skills, both with your crew and the general public.
You will need to be able to follow instructions, always conduct yourself in a professional manner and work in accordance with Health and Safety guidelines. We will provide all PPE required.
If you are interested in working for Huntingdonshire District Council and helping us to keep our neighbourhood clean and tidy, are reliable and punctual and not afraid of hard work please apply via our application form below.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an informal discussion or further information about the post.
We anticipate that interviews will be held the week commencing 5 July 2021.
To apply for this position please visit https://www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk/jobs/current-vacancies/refuse-driver-loader/ to download an application form and email it to email@example.com.
The closing date is 5pm 25 June 2021.
Please note that some third party websites may have different dates so please always refer to the HDC website for the official closing date to ensure you do not miss out on applying.
We want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising) all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.
Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits including flexitime to encourage a work life balance.