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Waste Drivers/Collectors

Full Job Description

At Swindon Borough Council, we want our town to be the best it can be. Our ambitious vision is supported by realistic transformation programmes, with the people of Swindon at their heart. Because that’s who we’re doing it for – the communities and businesses that make our town great. As part of the Council, you’ll support a friendly local authority making decisions with real impact. It’s all for better public services. Better processes. And a better quality of life, for everyone. Join us, and Swindon will be better with you.

We are looking for a Waste Driver/Collector to join our Waste Services Team to be responsible for the supervision of the team and vehicle whilst on shift. This will also include vehicle checks, necessary routine maintenance (oil, water, etc.) and cleaning (using the wash bay) and ensuring daily scheduled collections are completed.

Your next role

You will be transporting goods equipment and personnel, assisting in the loading and unloading of the vehicle when necessary and updating the in cab systems with any collection issues.

Your working hours will be up to 7.4 hours a day Monday to Friday between the hours of 06:00 and 18:00 where you will be responsible for maintaining the highest level in customer care in line with our service standards and you will have responsibility for the behaviour of the crew.

You will be required to undertake contracted overtime when required for bank holidays, or Saturdays after Christmas/New Year holidays.

A driver assessment will need to be completed before passing to the interview stage and you will have a current HGV licence and a valid in date CPC Card, experience of completing daily log sheets and tachograph/books and be able to operate electronic ICT systems.

You must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act “for the effective performance of a customer-facing role”).

Your next package

Please see our Rewards and Benefits offer for more details.

For Swindon to thrive in the future, we need to lay the foundations now. It’s why our regeneration and transformation programmes are already underway. So, you’ll be joining us at an exciting time on our journey. We’ll look to you to share your knowledge, influence decisions and drive real, positive change. With your contributions, we’ll achieve our vision of a prosperous, re-vitalised Swindon by 2030 together. And you’ll be proud to say it was made better with you.

Your next steps

Read the role profile and select the Apply button where you will be redirected to the Swindon Borough Council website to complete our online application process. Clicking the ‘Apply’ button on this job website is not an application, you must register on the Swindon Borough Council website in order to be considered for the role.

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