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Ribble Valley Borough Council

Driver/Loader (Refuse Section)

  • Applications for this job have now closed

This vacancy is: Permanent

Salary: £17,333 - £19,317 per annum

Location: Salthill Depot

Closing Date: Friday 13th December 2013


Ref No:  COM435
Monday to Friday 37 Hours Per Week (group task and finish basis)
Salary:  £17,333 - £19,317 per annum
Scale 4  (scp 18 - 21)

Working out of the Council's Depot on Lincoln Way, Clitheroe, you will be responsible for driving and loading any of the Council's refuse collection vehicles. A full LGV category C licence is required. You will be responsible for the supervision of the team members on the collection round.

The job involves the collection of waste and recyclable materials as part of the Council's 3-stream waste collection system that utilises both the wheeled bin and sack collection systems.  It also involves paper collection work.  As well as the driving aspects, you should be physically capable of undertaking repeated and frequent entries and exits of the cab of refuse collection and other vehicles, and the manoeuvring of loaded wheeled bins, as well as some carrying and lifting of materials and paper sacks.

Some Bank Holiday working as well as weekend working around Christmas and New Year will be required.

You should be a team player, flexible and reliable, with a willingness to undertake any tasks which will contribute to the efficiency of the refuse collection and paper/waste recycling service.

Closing date for applications:  Friday, 13th December 2013
Interviews will be held on:  Thursday, 9th January 2014


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