3365 Casual Civic Driver

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 29/07/2018 23:59
£18,672 - £19,819 pa pro rata
Job Category:
Manual / Trades / Transport
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside
Closing date:
29 Jul
Further Information

North Tyneside Council Law and Governance Department is looking to recruit a casual Civic Driver to assist the Council’s civic representatives comprising of the Chairman, Deputy Chairman and the Elected Mayor. A civic car is available for the purpose of driving to official meetings, events and functions ensuring the civic representatives timely and safe arrival.

The post holder will be required to act as Mace Bearer at annual council meetings and official events such as Remembrance Sunday. Additionally, ensuring the maintenance of the civic car carrying out external washing, internal cleaning and routine checking.

The successful candidate will complete a team of two civic drivers who will work on a scheduled basis with working requirements made available one week in advance. The post provides an interesting opportunity for travel across the north east, work on a part time and flexible basis.

The successful candidate should:

• Hold a full clean driving license (class B & C)
• Be able to plan efficient journey routes and manage time effectively
• Have a polite, respectful matter and act discretely at all times
• Be well presented and punctual
• Be able to accommodate flexible working and occasional weekends

Experience of driving professionally is desirable but not essential.

For more details or to discuss the post further please contact Carol Girvan, Civic Office on 0191 643 5347.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.