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Class 2 Drivers in Scunthorpe

Salary 10.84

HGV Class 2 Driver

Overall purpose of job:

Serve the community and take pride in the area by undertaking duties connected with the removal and/or disposal of household, industrial and commercial waste and recycling.

Whilst a predominantly driving role, work can be undertaken across three areas: waste collections, waste transfer station and household recycling centres.

Main responsibilities:

  • Predominantly driving large refuse collection or stillage vehicles (HGV class C licence) - 80% of the time. Some driving of vans and small refuse collection vehicles (up to 7.5 tonnes)
  • Operate bin lifting equipment safely and support with the safe manoeuvring of a variety of refuse containers, boxes and caddies as required
  • Undertake all necessary checks of a refuse collection, stillage or another vehicle
  • Management of a small team of loaders
  • Provide advice to customers regarding the disposal of their waste and recycling
  • Update the in-cab technology system or maintain paper records as appropriate
  • Deal with contamination issues
  • Ensure records are correctly completed and secured
  • Carry out all duties in a safe and efficient manner

Knowledge, skill and experience:

  • Hold a HGV Class 2 licence
  • To have completed Driver CPC training in accordance with the legislation
  • Digital tachograph holder
  • Team player, but also able to manage a small team
  • Operation of information technology and data recording systems.
  • Able to give clear verbal and written instructions
  • Literate & Numerate (to be able to complete electronic/paper records)
  • Experience of dealing with challenging situations and difficult customers
  • Manual handling techniques
  • Ability to walk several miles per day
  • Ability to operate machinery safely
  • Knowledge of the local area

Physical demands:

Lifting and manoeuvring bins, boxes and caddies safely using the appropriate manual handling techniques.

Walking several miles a day and manoeuvring bins.

Operating machinery and driving vans/refuse collection vehicles (HGVs).

Working hours: Tues- Fri  7am- 18:00  (36 hours)


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