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Driver 1 – Waste Management

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: 1234/24/279427
  • Published: Thu 02/05/2024, 8:56 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 19/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36+3+(8.75 o/t) hours per week
  • Salary: Grade E, Scale Point Range 7 - 11, £24,294 - £25,979 Per Annum (pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Various, Merseyside

(The salary displayed is based on 36 hours per week, however 47.5 hours per week is paid due to an annualised salary pattern)

Based at any of the Council Depots as required by the service;

Hawthorne Road, Bootle

Formby Depot, Formby Bypass

Tulketh Street, Southport

The post is within the Waste Management Service with an annualised hours working pattern – 5 days per week for 39 weeks of the year and 4 days per week for 13 weeks of the year.

 

JOB PURPOSE

To work as a member of a team to collect a range of household and commercial waste (residual, recycling, garden, bulky household waste, clinical) which may be contained within varying receptacles such as domestic wheelie bins, commercial waste bins, sacks.  Undertake cleansing activities as required such as litter, detritus, weed and fly tipping removal.

Will be required to work in any area of the Borough, maintaining optimum cleanliness, operating equipment as necessary – training will be provided.

 

MAIN DUTIES

Drive and take responsibility for the assigned vehicle (C licence over 7.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight) and operate any power mechanisms as appropriate.

Clean the vehicle to the required standard, undertake regular vehicle checks (and ancillary equipment checks were appropriate), and carry out routine maintenance (see specific details on Driver’s Checklist)

Report any vehicle defects or accidents immediately to the appropriate person.

Load and unload the vehicle, using mechanical aids as necessary and ensure sufficient supplies and equipment are loaded onto the vehicle daily/weekly.

Complete all necessary paperwork.

Tip any collected rubbish/spoils/waste/etc as per the defined standards and practices.

Transport goods, personnel, and equipment as appropriate.

Undertake ancillary duties as appropriate to the type of work being done.

Using mobile technologies, maintain communication in accordance with the Council’s procedures and Statutory Regulations, and organise daily workloads.

Liaise with the Waste Management Officer as necessary to implement amendments to the route plan to ensure optimum efficiency.

Act as first point of contact with the Waste Management Officer to assist with the communication flow between management and staff re operational issues.

Ensure that crew members adhere to operational requirements i.e. Wearing of personal protective equipment.

Duties will be carried out for jobs up to and including those in the same grade, provided such duties are within the competence of the employee.

Knowledge of the Sefton borough would be advantageous.

Must have the ability to work in locations such as rear entries, removing fly tipping, animal faeces/carcass etc. and undertake all recording methods as directed by management either via paper documentation or electronic, as required.

Applicants must have the ability to demonstrate reliability, excellent punctuality and good attendance.  A commitment to work overtime to meet the needs of the service is required.

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  • Guidance Notes Completing an Application Form
  • Person Specification
  • Job Description
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: 1234/24/279427
  • Published: Thu 02/05/2024, 8:56 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 19/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36+3+(8.75 o/t) hours per week
  • Salary: Grade E, Scale Point Range 7 - 11, £24,294 - £25,979 Per Annum (pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Various, Merseyside

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