Refuse Driver(3 posts)

Expiring today

Orkney Islands Council
£17,035 - £18,076 per year
14 Sep 2016
25 Sep 2016
Contract Type
Full Time


Roads and Environmental Services 

Refuse Driver (3 posts)

37 hours per week 
Temporary for a period of up to one year
£19,033 - £20,074 (Including Distant Islands Allowance)

We are looking for a number of temporary drivers to join our Roads and Environmental Services team.

You will be a member of a service concerned with the collection, disposal and recycling of waste together with roads maintenance activities. You will be required to work either individually or as part of a team to ensure the efficient operation of the service. The duties will include the normal range of driving duties, waste disposal and recycling operations and any other duties associated with the service function commensurate with this post.

In addition to the normal range of driving duties you must be able to undertake standby duties and winter maintenance works as required. Out of hours working may be required for weekends and evenings, for which an appropriate overtime or standby payment will be made. This may be on either a planned rota or relief basis, to cover for sickness and holidays.

A full Class C driving licence and a Driver CPC is essential for this post.
You must have a positive approach to health and safety and a flexible attitude to work with a willingness to undertake a variety of duties.

Experience of driving refuse vehicles, hooklift lorries, sweepers or other construction related plant would be an advantage but not essential.

Prospective applicants are invited to discuss the post by contacting Billy Johnstone, Roads Operations Manager, e-mail or telephone 872311 extension 224.

Closing Date: Sunday 25 September 2016.

See also:
Our Recruitment Process.pdf
Job Description & Person Specification.pdf