Our client based in Torridge are looking for a Driver/Loader to join their team.
*To drive recycling/refuse lorry (HGV).
*Load recycling/refuse from the kerbside.
*Provision of service to the public.
*Responsible for tipping/emptying of lorry on a daily basis.
*Undertaking daily vehicle checks and completing required paperwork.
*To collect domestic recycling/refuse – responsibly and efficiently from properties throughout the district on a previously specified and agreed route weekly.
*To drive and operate refuse/recycling vehicle.
*To clean vehicle body and cab once per week minimum
*To act in accordance with the Council Work Practices and to represent the Council in an appropriate manner at all times.
*To following Health and Safety Work Practices as outlined in the Health and Safety manual
*To take responsibility for the vehicles and equipment issued, reporting any defects that may affect the vehicles roadworthiness, or the equipment’s effectiveness.
*To complete the drivers’ hours book on a daily basis and submit these weekly to the Services Manager
*To provide waste minimisation by not disposing of domestic refuse when collecting organic waste.
*Educating the general public in the correct methods available for the disposal of refuse/recycling.
*Emptying of contents of refuse/recycling vehicle (tipping at landfill site).
*To ensure fuel purchase cards assigned to individual named drivers, are used in accordance with Council’s Financial Regulations.
*Must hold a full UK HGV driving licence
*Completion of 35 hours Drivers CPC training
*Basic reading and writing skills
*Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team
*Experience of working in all weathers
Should this role be of interest to you, please send us a copy of your CV or call Karen on 01237 439500 for further details.
Simple Recruitment (South West) Ltd is acting as an Employment Business where this vacancy is concerned.