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Driver 2 – Street Cleansing

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: 1234/24/282714
  • Published: Fri 31/05/2024, 15:45 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 + 3 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade D (5-6) £23,500 - £23,893 (£12.51 p/h) (Pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tulketh Street, Hawthorne / Formby Depots, Merseyside

Can be required to work at any of the Council Depots as required by the service;

  • Hawthorne Road, Bootle
  • Formby Depot, Formby Bypass
  • Tulketh Street, Southport

JOB PURPOSE

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 (up to 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.

Proposed Interview Date(s):  3rd & 4th July 2024

Downloads

  • Guidance Notes Completing an Application Form
  • Job Description and Person Specification

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).

Please fully complete the online application form.



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  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: 1234/24/282714
  • Published: Fri 31/05/2024, 15:45 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 + 3 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade D (5-6) £23,500 - £23,893 (£12.51 p/h) (Pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tulketh Street, Hawthorne / Formby Depots, Merseyside

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