LGV Driver – Refuse Collection Service

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Job title: LGV Driver – Refuse Collection Service
Salary: £11.60 - £13.33 per hour
Location: Waterbeach
Contract type: Full time permanent
Hours: 37
Closing date: 27 September 2021


Grade 3 - £11.60 - £13.33 per hour (plus additional contracted overtime paid at 1.5 the hourly rate)

Full time permanent opportunities working 37 hours per week.

Following a successful probation period, you will receive a welcome bonus of £2,500.

At South Cambridgeshire District Council we are recruiting for Refuse Drivers to join our team to deliver high-quality and environmentally-sustainable services.

As an LGV driver you will be responsible for your refuse collection crew and vehicle, this would require you to have a Full and Clean Driving Licence (Class 2) and a Driver CPC certificate.

The role will include undertaking daily vehicle checks, safely driving a predetermined route, supervising the crew and tipping off at the designated disposal point as well as using our in-cab system (accessed via a tablet) to report issues. You will be expected to work as a loader on occasion to support the timely delivery of the service.

To succeed in this role, you will need to demonstrate a flexible, professional and friendly attitude, whilst ensuring work is completed safely, efficiently and in accordance with the relevant guidelines to achieve customer satisfaction and the safety of the crew.

The working pattern is Monday – Friday with catch up Saturdays following a bank holiday (approximately 8 Saturdays a year paid at 1.5 the hourly rate). Contracted hours are 37 hours per week, worked between 5:30am and 3pm (start and finish times are subject to change depending on route allocation – operating on a task to finish basis).

For an informal chat and more details about this opportunity, please contact Emma Weston on 01954 712994 or email Emma.Weston@scambs.gov.uk.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 27 September 2021

Applications will be reviewed as they are received by the recruitment team and you will be considered for the position prior to the closing date stated above.

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