Permanent – Full Time
Working for Eastleigh Borough Council as a LGV driver/operative, provides you with a stable job with regular hours. You will be working with a great team in an organisation that offers plenty of benefits which are listed at the end of this advert.
Duties involve driving a range of waste collection vehicles to collect refuse, food waste and recycling/glass from domestic properties or trade waste from commercial premises within the Borough. This is a Team Leader role where you will have responsibility for your vehicle while ensuring the safety and welfare of colleagues as they complete collection duties. The post holder will also ensure that their team adheres to performance, quality and customer care standards.
It is essential to have a clean Class C large goods vehicle driving licence and ideally some experience of driving a waste or similar compaction type vehicle. You will also possess an in-date Certificate in Professional Competency and digital tachograph card. You should have experience of physically demanding work and an ability to use equipment associated with the collection of waste and recyclables. The role demands high standards of vehicle care and customer service.
Start time is 6.15 am and you will be required to work 37 hours a week, with the requirement to work some weekends and Bank Holidays as necessary.
We offer a good range of benefits and facilities
- Up to 27 days annual leave (dependant on local government service)
- Defined Benefit Pension Scheme
- Places Leisure, Eastleigh – 30% off Full Membership
- Confidential Employee Advice and Support Programme
- Car and Season Ticket loans
- Excellent working environment
- Support for continuous professional development
- Good work life balance
To apply, please send your application form and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: Ongoing
Interview Date: To be confirmed