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Driver/Loader (Refuse Section)

This vacancy is: Permanent full time

Salary: Scale 4 (scp 7-11) £20,092 to £21,748 per annum

Location: Salthill Depot

Closing Date: Friday 23rd October 2020

Reference No: COM699

Scale 4  (scp 7-11) £20,092 to £21,748 per annum 
Monday to Friday 37 Hours Per Week
(group task and finish basis)


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 along with current CPC Training. You will be responsible for the supervision of the team members on the collection round.


The job involves the collection of paper and cardboard materials, together with other 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.  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.


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. 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.


Government guidance on working safely is being followed at the Council’s Salthill Depot and within the Council’s refuse vehicles.


Closing date for applications:  Friday, 23rd October 2020
Interview date:  Friday, 6th November 2020

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Ribble Valley Borough Council is an equal opportunities employer.