REFUSE DRIVER/LOADER (4 POSITIONS)
DIRECTORATE: ENVIRONMENTAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
DEPARTMENT: WASTE AND RECYCLING SERVICES
GRADE D - £22,777 to £25,409 PER ANNUM (PAY AWARD PENDING)
HOURS PER WEEK: 37 HOURS
LOCATION: MERLIN HOUSE, MERLIN WAY, ILKESTON, DERBYSHIRE.DE7 4HA
An opportunity has arisen for four Refuse Driver/Loaders within Erewash Borough Council’s Waste and Recycling Services team within the Environmental and Community Services Directorate.
The main duties involve:
- Driving the refuse/recycling lorry – for which you will need a Full HGV Class 2 driving licence.
- Collecting waste contained in wheeled bins or waste contained in the Council’s green recycling bags which contain dry recyclable materials.
- Delivering or collecting wheeled bins.
- Collecting and disposing of clinical waste.
You will hold a full HGV Class 2 driving licence. You will have experience of refuse and recycling collection systems and of working in a customer-orientated environment. The ability to work well as part of a team and experience of using your own initiative are also essential requirements of the role. You may be required to work alone at times. You will be required to work competently to provide a high quality service and display a caring attitude towards members of the public at all times.
This is a physically demanding role in which you may be required to walk long distances in all weather conditions. You should therefore possess a reasonable level of fitness and have physical health conducive to driving an HGV and moving full wheeled bins.
In return, we offer a competitive salary and a generous annual leave entitlement. Other benefits include opportunities for training and learning, option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), and subsidised leisure membership with the Fit for Work Scheme.
These posts are 37 hours per week, working Monday to Friday inclusive.
Closing date for applications is Sunday, 24th September 2023.
To apply please visit http://www.erewash.gov.uk/job-search
Alternatively an application form and job description is available from Personnel, Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Derbyshire NG10 1HU, Telephone: 0115 931 6000 (24 hr voicemail) or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a current employee of Erewash Borough Council and you wish to apply for this vacancy, you must apply through your Employee Self Service account. If you do not have access to Employee Self Service, you must complete a paper or word version of Erewash Borough Council’s job application form.
The Council is positive about disabled people and those who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview.
The Council also supports the Armed Forces Covenant and those who have previously worked in the armed forces and meet the essential shortlisting criteria will be guaranteed an interview. Please ensure that you make it clear on your application form that you wish to be considered under this criteria.