Newham Council is currently recruiting for a Driver Operative. The service area is seeking a enthusiastic, highly motivated person to safely deliver a range of services across all of Newham’s refuse and recycling collection service areas.
To drive vehicles required to deliver materials or collect and remove waste or other materials to achieve and maintain a clean, safe and secure Public Space.
To safely drive a vehicle up to and including class 2 HGV; being aware of and observing relevant laws and codes of practice relating to road traffic; highways and pedestrians.
Waste Collections driver Class 2
£20,667 pa - £27,342 pa
To possess a full driving licence appropriate to the level required to operate up to and including class 2 HGV vehicles.
The post will be physically demanding on a day to day basis and you will be working in a demanding environment, using different equipment, you will also at times be required to load.
Duty hours will be 36 hours per week across Monday to Thursday, 6am till 10.15pm Friday 06:00 till 10.00pm The position is for a class 2 HGV driver. Main duty will be the collecting Refuse/Recycling Waste working either a evening or day shift.
The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 0203 373 0909.