Combined HGV/LGV Driver Loader (Full-time)

  • Northern Ireland
  • Ongoing Agency
  • Temporary
  • Duncrue
  • 12.80

Bluestones Staffing

Main purpose of job

  • Reporting to the relevant Line Manager or other line manager as appropriate, the primary function of the Combined HGV/LGV Driver Loader is to provide operational cover for all vehicles and associated duties utilised in Open Spaces and Streetscene Services and City Services (Resources and Fleet).
  • The Combined HGV/LGV Driver Loader will undertake a variety of duties connected with driving a range of vehicles, supervising operatives, undertaking street cleansing and the collection of waste, recyclable and compostable materials from a variety of locations, for delivery to a reception point. Duties will be undertaken within specified area(s) or city-wide as appropriate and incorporate the use of the full range of Waste Collection and Recycling/Open Spaces and Streetscene containers, associated Open Spaces and Streetscene and Waste Collection and Recycling equipment, information and telecommunications technology.
  • The Combined HGV/LGV Driver Loader will also be required to undertake other City Services (Resources and Fleet) or Open Spaces and Streetscene appropriate duties as required, when not involved in driving duties.

Essential criteria
Qualifications and experience
Applicants must, as at the closing date for receipt of application forms:
Have a full, current Category C driving licence which enables them to drive appropriate large refuse collection vehicles in Northern Ireland (a vehicle will be provided for the purposes of fulfilling the duties of this post);
Have a valid Driver Qualification Card (Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC); and be able to demonstrate, by providing personal and specific examples on the application form, at least six months’ relevant work experience in each of the following two areas:

  • driving a LGV in a commercial or public sector environment; and
  • dealing directly with members of the public, in person.

Please note that all eligible applicants, must undergo and successfully pass a driving assessment which enables them to drive large vehicles associated with the Category C licence as part of the selection process. Only those applicants who successfully pass the driving assessment, if required, will be invited to attend for interview for this post.

Shortlisting criterion
In addition to the above qualifications and experience, Belfast City Council reserves the right to shortlist only those applicants who, as at the closing date for receipt of application forms, can demonstrate by providing personal and specific examples on the application form, at least one year’s relevant experience in area (c) i.e. driving a LGV in a commercial or public sector environment.

Overtime pay is available.

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