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LGV Waste Collection Driver (Category C) - Barnsley

Job Title: LGV Waste Collection Driver (Category C) - Barnsley
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Barnsley
Salary: £13.50 - 13.50 per hour
REF: DCMC22072
Contact Name: Deanna Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 days ago

Job Description

LGV Waste Collection Driver (Category C) - Barnsley

Location: Smithies Lane Depot, Smithies Lane, Smithies, S71 1NL

Contract:  Initial 3-month contract, with possible further extension

Hours: 37 hours per week

Pay: up to £13.50 (depending on experience)

Job purpose

Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team working throughout the borough delivering council services and responding to community priorities ensuring that the household waste collection service is completed with the daily task. Supervise waste crews and manage their day-to-day operational function’s (via paper records or electronic handheld device’s) including all Health & Safety relating to the daily tasks.

The primary purpose of the role is to:

• Undertake operational duties which will involve a wide range of physically and mentally demanding tasks in all weathers

• Ensure the completion of all daily tasks while ensuring the safety of employees, colleagues, and members of the public including children; you will be responsible for the safe collection of bins along your route.

• Understand the operation of mechanical machinery to facilitate emptying of refuse containers.

 • Be responsible for the careful day to day use, cleanliness, maintenance, security of vehicles/plant, machinery, and equipment provided to undertake the daily task.

• Be customer focussed and deal with exchanges of information in a polite, courteous, and positive manner responding to minor requests for service delivery and where necessary report problems to a supervisor or manager.

• Work under the guidance of the line manager and by application of personal initiative to deliver services to a professional standard and within agreed procedures or timescales.

• Work to agreed schedules and where necessary respond to new priorities as required or directed by line manager to ensure deadlines are met.

• Demonstrate safe working practices, give advice, and train other employees, apprentice’s, trainees, and students where required.

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Deanna Clarke on 020 8514 9152 or Email

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