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Specialist HGV Driver - Leicestershire

Job Title: Specialist HGV Driver - Leicestershire
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: £12.50 - 12.50 per hour
REF: PM00048532
Contact Name: Parbej Miah
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 days ago

Job Description

Specialist HGV Driver – Leicestershire (Temp)

Umbrella rate: 12.50ph

Full-Time (37 hours)

Job Purpose:

Transport waste materials from Leicestershire County Council’s Recycling and Household Waste Sites (RHWS) to disposal locations, using hook loader heavy goods vehicles (HGVs)


  • To ensure that the services are delivered for the benefit of the people of Leicestershire
  • To be responsible for maintaining effective partnerships and working relationships with statutory, voluntary, private agencies and communities to promote and meet the Council’s and Department’s services and objectives
  • To complete all uplifts and other jobs on any given day, and to do so in the most efficient and effective manner
  • Comply with all systems, procedures or directions given by the Transport Supervisor or the Fleet Manager
  • Ensure due care for assets (including vehicles, plant, compactors, bins and site infrastructure) when carrying out the service, minimising any incidents, accidents, damage or costs
  • Conduct daily vehicle checks in line with policy and legislation, and sign the driver handbook
  • Report all defects at the end of the day if considered serviceable, liaising with the supervisor if unsure. Major defects to be reported immediately
  • Complete daily sheets and submit daily, ensuring that all tickets are stapled to the worksheet concerned
  • Ensure tachographs are signed for and returned monthly (or driver books)
  • Clean up any spillages caused by your actions in the course of carrying out the service
  • Ensure vehicles have enough fuel for the next working day and operate the fuelling system with due care and attention
  • Vehicles to be kept clean (inside and out) and presentable at all times
  • Wear uniform at all times and when needed wear personal protective equipment (PPE) to carry out duties in a safe manner in line with health and safety
  • Be courteous to customers at all times
  • Highlight any service problems you may be having to your supervisor
  • Responsible for protecting and managing information securely, and reporting breaches or suspected information security breaches, in line with Council policies.

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

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 Max Catherall 020 8514 9176.

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