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Ribble Valley Borough Council

Loader (Refuse Section)

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This vacancy is: Permanent

Salary: £15,725 to £16,830 per annum

Location: Salthill Depot

Closing Date: Monday 15th July 2013

Description: Ref No: COM420
Loader (Refuse Section)
Monday to Friday, 37 Hours Per Week (group task and finish basis)
Salary:  Scale 3 (scp 14-17) £15,725 to £16,830 per annum


Working out of the Council's Depot on Lincoln Way, Clitheroe, as a member of a refuse collection team, you will load waste and recyclable materials from all areas of the Borough.  The work is to support the Council's 3-stream waste collection that utilises both wheeled bin and sack collection systems.  It also involves paper collection work.


You should be physcially capable of undertaking repeated and frequent entries and exits of the cab of the refuse collection vehicle and other vehicles and prolonged periods of walking and the manoeuvring of loaded wheeled bins, as well as the carrying and lifting of materials.


You will assist in all aspects of the refuse collection service.  Some Bank Holiday working as well as weekend working around Christmas and New Year will be required.  Ideally you should also hold a LGV Category C Licence as the driving and operation of Refuse Collection vehicles may, in exceptional circumstances, 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:  Noon on Monday 15th July 2013
Interviews will be held on:  Monday 22nd July 2013

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Ribble Valley Borough Council is an equal opportunities employer.