Refuse & Recycling Chargehand HGV Driver

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/02/2019 23:59
£20,541 to £23,111 p.a. Grade 6 (From April 1st 2019 £21,166 - £23,836)
Hours per week:
37 hpw
Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
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Post Number:
Closing date:
24 Feb
Further Information

We require a HGV Driver to be based the North of County Durham, however you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.
This will be a 52 wks post.

This is a permanent post. The post is evaluated at Grade 6 for which the salary is £20,541 (£10.64 per hour) to £23,111 (£11.97 per hour). From April 2019 £21,166 (£10.97 per hour) - £23,836 (£12.35 per hour)

Working as part of a team of collection crews you will be responsible for driving a refuse collection vehicle as well as acting as Chargehand supervising the refuse collection crew working with your vehicle ensuring that the allocated collection work is completed each day. You will also be responsible for ensuring the crew follow health and safety guidelines and DCC operating procedures.

Required Qualifications:
HGV Category C Licence
Relevant training in an associated discipline

Due to the requirement to drive a County council vehicle in this role, appointment will be subject to the production of a valid driving licence for the required category of the vehicle and the satisfactory completion of an in house Driver Induction Assessment. A pre-employment health check will also be required.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Julia Hardie, Waste operations Manager (North) on tel. no. 03000 265587 or email: julia.hardie@durham.gov.uk

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance please contact the HR Operations & Data Team, telephone 03000 /268153/ 264223/ 268119/ or Email hrreal@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for a post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Closing date: Sunday 24 February 2019 Application via North East Jobs site Mid-night

If you are unable to apply on-line, a completed hard-copy application form should be submitted to :-
HRREAL@durham.gov.uk or to Human Resources at Green Lane Council Offices, Spennymoor

Hard copy application forms will be available from:
Morrison Busty – Julia Hardie

It is intended to hold interviews week commencing 4 March 2019.

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This job is closed for applications.