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HGV Driver

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/10/2021 12:00
£22,183 pa plus allowance
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
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Employment Location:
Waste Services
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Job details 

Closing date:
15 Oct

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This job is closed for applications.

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HGV Driver
(Waste Services)
£22,183 pa plus allowance

You will be responsible for driving any vehicle within the Council’s Waste Service and will act as an ambassador of South Tyneside Council taking a positive approach to customer care and promoting equality and diversity. This post holds a specific requirement for driving HGV vehicles. You will be happy to work as part of a team and be prepared to work flexibly when necessary.

You will be expected to undertake the following duties:

• Drive and operate any vehicle and attached hoists/hi-abs as allocated in support of Waste and Environmental activities.
• Take responsibility for the vehicle and any attached crew including responsibility for the health and safety of colleagues and the public. This may include taking a senior role with operatives attached to a vehicle.
• Drive refuse collection vehicles for the purposes of domestic, commercial, clinical, bulky, abandoned and farm waste.
• Assist Waste and Environmental Operatives in their tasks and duties.
• Complete all relevant paperwork associated with the post including accident reports, fuel records, health and safety issues, vehicle checks etc. To report issues/problems regarding scheduled work e.g. Assisted Pull-Outs, delays etc.
• Undertake appropriate daily vehicle checks ensuring any defects are reported.
• Report issues/problems regarding scheduled work e.g. Assisted Pull-Outs, delays etc.
• Undertake minor routine maintenance of vehicle as required.
• Assist in the completion of scheduled work by altering routes and working with other teams as needed.
• Ensure compliance with generic and dynamic risk assessments for you and work colleagues.

• Company Pension Scheme
• Sick Pay
• 25 days holiday rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service.
• On Site Parking

Closing date: Noon, Friday 15 October 2021.

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