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LGV Driver 1

  • Employer: Epsom & Ewell Borough Council
  • Salary: £26,414 pa - £30,958 pa
  • Location: Epsom & Ewell Borough Council
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 40 hours per week. Monday - Friday (Including Bank Holidays).
  • DBS Check: No
  • Closing Date: 29/11/2020 at 23:55
  • Reference: DR012 / DR018


Do you enjoy working outdoors?

If so, this is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated team player to help deliver a first class waste service to the residents of Epsom and Ewell.

You will be the primary driver – of a vehicle up to 26 tonnes – in support of manual refuse and recycling collection operations. You will be responsible for its activities and crew, ensuring their safety and that all tasks are completed efficiently and within set timelines. 

You will undertake daily vehicle checks ensuring you comply with all procedures relating to its use and report any defects. You will also arrange the safe disposal of the vehicle’s contents to waste sites guaranteeing all site instructions are adhered to.  You must also be aware of all COSHH regulations and keep up to date with new legislation by attending all training provided to you.  

You must be able to work safely on your own, and methodically as part of a team as you will also be required to help the crew with emptying refuse and recycling bins. You will be flexible, as you will be required to work early mornings and bank holidays. You will be able to communicate effectively and politely with the public. 

It is essential that you are in possession of a full UK driving licence. You must already possess a valid LGV licence category C and a valid Driver CPC qualification. You will be required to bring your full licence (photo card) and Driver CPC card to the interview.

If you have enthusiasm and determination to deliver a first class service then we would like to hear from you.

In return you will benefit from 24 days annual leave, subsidised gym membership, entitlement to join the local government pension scheme, and non-contributory life assurance.  Initial and annual refresher training are provided to all staff.

To apply please click on the "APPLY ONLINE" button below. 

Closing Date:          Sunday 29 November 2020                    

Interviews:             TBA

Please note: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, interviews for this post will be held virtually or via the telephone.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided by completing our application form. You can also submit your CV to support your application but please note, we do not accept CV's without an application form.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed