Casual Refuse Drivers & Operatives

Location
Boston, Lincolnshire
Salary
Refuse Drivers, Starting pay - £8.94 per hour - Refuse Operative - Starting pay - £7.50 per hour
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Ref
CRDO
Job role
Operative
Contract Type
Interim

Working with the refuse team for Boston Borough Council is more than just a job. It’s a career.

But it’s more than that. There’s immense job satisfaction. If residents know nothing else about what the council does, they all know it collects their waste. Our bin lorry crews are some of the most appreciated of all our staff. Our waste services functions regularly feature as the highest rated by the public. People really appreciate what the refuse collection crews do for them.

Applicants should have a keen interest in the environment and enjoy working outdoors in all conditions to undertake the role in a safe, efficient and effective manner to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction.  Full training will be given as part of our induction programme. 

Refuse Drivers

Starting pay - £8.94 per hour

We are looking to appoint refuse drivers to join our residual/recyclable waste collection service within Boston and East Lindsey.  Previous waste collection experience and/or relevant NVQ would be advantageous but is not essential.

Applicants for the refuse driver position must have previous LGV driving experience, have Category C driving entitlement and hold the Drivers Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC). Annual CPC driver periodic training provided.

Drivers are required to assist in the loading of all waste onto refuse collection vehicles and are responsible for the allocated vehicle and the crew.

Refuse Operatives

Starting pay - £7.50 per hour

We are looking to appoint refuse operatives to help deliver a first class waste collection service within Boston and East Lindsey.  Previous waste collection experience and/or relevant NVQ would be advantageous but is not essential.

WORKING HOURS:

Hours of work for these roles, are Monday to Friday with some Saturday and bank holiday work required. 5.30am start daily. A flexible approach to hours of work at short notice is required to support the delivery of this service.

For an informal discussion about this post you can contact the Operations Supervisors, Andy Gray or Dean Morris on 01205 359804 between noon and 2pm Mon-Fri.

For further information, and an application form please visit our website at www.boston.gov.uk

Selection will be undertaken at intervals during the year in approximately July, October and March. If you are selected for interview you will be contacted directly

Please note that the Council does NOT accept CVs as application for posts.