LGV Driver Team Leader

6 days left

Midlothian Council
£22,015 - £24,025 per year
28 Aug 2017
29 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Advert


Do you enjoy working outdoors? Do you lead by example and relish the opportunity to lead a valued crew that provides an essential service to our residents and businesses?

We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and well organized individual to join our refuse collection service as a Team Leader/Driver. You must be physically fit and not troubled with odorous and/or noxious materials/smells.

Your responsibilities will include:
• The safe operation of vehicles and undertaking the statutory vehicle checks.
• The efficient and effective supervision of a team that are collecting and removing recyclable material and waste from across Midlothian including health & safety and performance of that team

You will possess a clean LGV Category C Driving License and ideally have a recorded history of CPC and experience of driving LGV's in delivering waste collection duties. You will also be able to plan, adjust and deliver a workload in line with service delivery requirements.

It is essential that you can work in all weather conditions; use basic tools e.g. brush and shovel, undertake written and verbal instructions, and be helpful, courteous and respectful to both customers and colleagues. You will also be expected to undertake walking, lifting and manoeuvring of full and empty waste collection receptacles. Experience of supervising staff is desirable.

The successful applicant will be contracted to work over designated weekends/days during Christmas and New Year ensuring service continuity to our customers.

Job Vacancy

Position Title: Driver Team Leader

Position Number: CN14

Directorate: Resources

Location: Stobhill Depot

Contract Status: Permanent

Hours of Work: 36 Hours per Week

Working Pattern: Monday - Thursday 07.30 -15.15
Friday 07.30 -15.00

Weeks per year: 52

Closing Date: Friday 29 September 2017

Interview Date: To be Confirmed

Please note that it is Midlothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be appointed to the first point on the salary scale.

Based on you working 36 hours over 52 weeks per year the minimum actual salary for this position is   £22,015.79 per annum.

Additional Information

If you have difficulty applying for this post or in accessing attached documentation, or if you have a disability and reasonable adjustment is required, please call 0131 271 3063 to speak to a member of the Recruitment Team, stating the post reference number.

Midlothian Council is currently undergoing a period of transformation, changing and improving the way it delivers services in Midlothian. As a consequence, there are a number of existing employees for whom we are committed to seeking suitable alternative employment within the Council in accordance with our legal obligations. Candidates are advised that, for some vacancies, internal candidates in this situation will be interviewed before the wider selection pool and a slightly longer delay may be experienced before application outcomes can be advised to you. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

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