LGV Driver

  • Location:

    barnstaple , United Kingdom

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  • Contact:

    Jessica Thompson

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Jessica Thompson

The company
Our client is the local authority for North Devon. They provide services to both businesses and domestic premises
What is the purpose of the role?
  • To drive an LGV Refuse (domestic or trade), Recycling, Skip loader or cleansing
  • To undertake a refuse or recycling collection service for our domestic and trade customers
  • To deliver excellent customer service and be an ambassador for Operational Services
What will you do?
  • Ensure that allocated tasks are safely and efficiently completed
  • Collect refuse and recycle waste from trade or domestic premises plus any special collections
  • Drive vehicle to disposal point/transfer station to eject, tip or sort load
  • Deliver exchange and collect skips of varying types, transport to disposal point/transfer station for tipping/sorting.
  • Be responsible for regularly washing down the outside of the vehicle at the appropriate time
  • To be responsible for undertaking appropriate daily routine vehicle maintenance checks
  •  Complete daily vehicle defect reports
  •  Comply with statutory requirements, policies and procedures including Health and Safety and security
  • Undertake any other similar duties as required to form part of a flexible work tea
What skills and experience will you have?
  • Hold clean LGV class ‘C’ licence & Certificate of Professional Competence Card
  •  Ability to control large vehicle in tight spaces
  •  Experience of driving refuse, recycling, skip loader or sweeping vehicles ideal
  •  Working geographical knowledge of the local area
  •  Ability to read a map, follow schedules and work to agreed parameters
  • Experience of relating to people and providing excellent customer service
What will you get in return?
  • 23 Days + Bank Holidays after 12 weeks
  • Canteen
  •  Free Shuttle bus service
  • Pension