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Commercial Services Refuse Driver/Operatives

Closing date: Sunday 28 January 2018

Group: Commercial Services

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week

Location: Kingsbridge / Ivybridge, Devon

Salary per annum (dependent on role):

  • £17,419 (SCP 16)

  • £17,772 (SCP 17)

  • £18,476 (SCP 19)

Our Waste team are currently recruiting for a number of different roles.

To work principally from Torr Quarry, Kingsbridge depot -

  • 1 x RCV Driver (SCP 19)
  • 1 x Yard Hand (SCP 17) - candidate must be willing to learn to operate the telehandler
  • 2 x Operatives with C1 driving ability (SCP 17)
  • 4 x Operative/Loaders (SCP 16)

To work principally from Ivybridge depot -

  • 1 x Operative with C1 driving ability (SCP 17)
  • 2 x Operative/Loaders (SCP 16)

You will play a key role in maintaining a high standard of cleanliness within the South Hams district. The work will involve collection of various wastes from domestic or commercial properties and general cleansing activities within the District. Basic car licence preferred, LGV Class C (HGV Class 2) would be an advantage as would full Driver CPC qualification and experience of driving mechanical sweeping equipment.

You should also be able to demonstrate that you have effective problem solving, team building and customer relations skills. You should have a responsible and flexible approach to work as some weekend work may be required following Bank Holidays. You should also have a level of fitness and stamina for outdoor manual work to include lifting bins on a regular basis.

All Operatives will be required to carry out general duties as required and may be required to travel between depots.

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 5 February 2018.

To apply for a role please send a CV and Icon for pdf Supporting Statement [480.26KB], stating which role(s) you are applying for to

CVs and Application Forms can be dropped off to either Torr Quarry or Ivybridge Depot as well as Follaton House, Totnes.