Working with the refuse team for Boston Borough Council is more than just a job. It’s a career... with benefits, which include a career-average pension and up to 31 days’ leave each year plus bank holidays.
But it’s more than that. There’s immense job satisfaction. If residents know nothing else about what the council does, they all know it collects their waste. Our bin lorry crews are some of the most appreciated of all our staff. Our waste services functions regularly feature as the highest rated by the public. People really appreciate what the refuse collection crews do for them.
Applicants should have a keen interest in the environment and enjoy working outdoors in all conditions to undertake the role in a safe, efficient and effective manner to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction. Full training will be given as part of our induction programme.
This role is a dual role with aspect of both loading and driving. Pay is commensurate to job role with a guarantee of 37 hours work per week. Basic salary is £16,399 per annum (£8.50 per hour) with all driving hours paid at an enhanced rate equivalent to £10.73 per hour (starting pay).
Applicants for the position must have previous LGV driving experience, have Category C driving entitlement and hold the Drivers Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC). Annual CPC driver periodic training provided.
Previous waste collection experience and/or relevant NVQ would be advantageous but is not essential.
Hours of work are Monday to Friday with some Saturday and bank holiday work required. 5.30am start daily. A flexible approach to hours of work is required to support the delivery of this service.
In return for your commitment and enthusiasm we can offer a varied and interesting workload and a genuine commitment to your career development.
We have an attractive benefits package including:
- Family friendly benefits
- Salary sacrifice – childcare vouchers and holiday purchase schemes
- Free parking during hours of work
- Career average pension scheme
For an informal discussion about this post you can contact the Operations Manager Matthew Fisher on 01205 314456
Further information is available in our application pack, which can be found with our online application form at www.boston.gov.uk.
If you require any assistance please contact People Services on 01205 314204.
Please note that the Council does NOT accept CVs as application for posts.
Closing date: Sunday 11th November 2018