Pool LGV Driver/Loader

30 May 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Main purpose of job

Reporting to the Assistant Manager (Priority Waste and Transport) or other line manager as appropriate, the primary function of the Pool LGV Driver/Loader is to provide operational cover for all vehicles and associated duties utilised in Cleansing Services.

The Pool 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 and recyclable materials from a variety of locations, for delivery to a reception point.Duties will be undertaken within specified area or areas as appropriate and incorporate the use of the full range of refuse collection containers, associated collection equipment, information and telecommunications technology.

The Pool LGV Driver/Loader will also be required to undertake other Refuse Collection or Street Cleansing duties as required, when not involved in driving duties.

Summary of responsibilities and personal duties

1.To drive and be responsible for any allocated vehicle and any authorised passengers.Also to ensure that the vehicle is not overloaded and to safely manoeuvre the vehicle on the daily route.

2.To carry out refuse collection and recycling duties, with due regard to property and with minimum disturbance to members of the public, hence bins and other items should be emptied and returned to their proper location undamaged and with lids closed.Appropriate mechanical aids should be used and all spillages should be cleared up and gates closed after collection has been completed.

3.To empty all types of receptacle and lift all loose waste, as required, ensuring the safe collection and disposal of waste.To undertake any inspection process required to ensure that materials presented for recycling are not contaminated by non appropriate materials.This will include both pre and post emptying of the receptacle.

4.To adhere to instructions given regarding the use of landfill or other disposal sites and transfer stations.

Essential criteria

Qualifications and experience

Applicants must, as at the closing date for receipt of application forms:

a)have a full, current 'C' category driving licence which enables them to drive in Northern Ireland (a Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) will be provided for the purposes of fulfilling the duties of this post);

b)have a full, current Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) qualification; and

??be able to demonstrate, by providing personal and specific examples on the application form, at least one year's relevant work experience of each of the following:

c)driving a LGV in a commercial or public sector environment; and

d)dealing directly with members of the public, in person

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