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HGV Driver (Refuse Vehicle).805

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/10/2021 23:59
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Tyne Mills Depot
Number of posts:

Job details 

Closing date:
17 Oct

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

HGV Drivers based at Hexham

You will have overall responsibility for the careful use and maintenance of the vehicle and allocated tools and equipment.

Key Duties and responsibilities: Individually or as part of a team and under the general direction of senior colleagues:

1. To drive a HG Refuse Vehicle, load refuse and be responsible for a small team of refuse loaders providing overall guidance and motivating staff to achieve service objectives and quality standards.

2. Oversee the provision of efficient and effective refuse collection & recycling services in an allocated area to remove household, industrial and commercial waste in accordance with predetermined schedules and Council policy.

3. Undertake the collection of clinical waste, emptying dog waste bins and litter bins using an appropriate vehicle and removal of dead animals from the Highway.

4. Drive and operate a range of specialist vehicles to provide efficient and effective logistical support.

5. Complete, or ensure the completion of, all necessary paperwork to accurately record the resources used and progress of work in accordance with corporate procedures.

6. Record evidence of non-compliance with legal requirements and submission of paperwork to supervisory staff to facilitate investigations.

7. Ensure the safety of other employees and the public in relation to the work undertaken including the safe use of all plant, equipment and tools.

For a comprehensive list of duties and essential requirement please see the job description/person specification

This is a permanent, full time position.

37 hours worked over 4 days - Monday to Thursday

We are offering:
-A salary range of £20,092 - £21,748 (Band 4)
-Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
-A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please check the Northumberland Council Website.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.

Closing date for applications is Midnight on 17th October 2021

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