Waste Management Driver/Loader

Waste Management Driver Loader

£21,268 – £24,174 per annum

37 hours per week

12 Months fixed term contract

 We are looking for an enthusiastic, self motivated individual to drive our top of the range refuse vehicles. You will also be responsible for delivering a first class refuse and recycling service to the residents of Blaby District, working as part of a large team of staff.

A current HGV licence and CPC is essential, together with knowledge of working on the highway, as you will be responsible for your vehicle and fellow crew members.

You must be aware of the demands and responsibilities associated with all aspects of Health and Safety legislation and Road Traffic Regulations. An ability to push and lift bulky items of household waste is also essential to this role.

As you will be representing the Authority out in the District you are required to have good communication skills, with customers and colleagues alike together with experience of providing services to the public.

As part of the recruitment process shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake up to a half day’s driving assessment, in addition to a written test and verbal interview.

Our preferred method of receiving applications in online, to apply online please click on the ‘apply online’ below. Alternatively application forms can be requested from Human Resources on 0116 272 7517.

 To find out more about the job and what it is like to work for us, please contact Nick Warren or Murray Warburton, Environmental Supervisors on 0116 272 7607 or 0116 272 7603 for an informal discussion.

 Benefits of working with us include a local government pension scheme, exciting career opportunities, flexible working including a flexi-time scheme, childcare vouchers and out of town offices with free car parking and cycle bays. To find out more, click on the links below: Working for us and Employee benefits.

 Blaby District Council want their workforce to reflect the make up the community we serve, and we therefore welcome applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Should you have any technical issues when applying, please call the Human Resources team on 0116 2727517.

Closing date: 10 July 2017 midnight

Interview date: 21 July 2017

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