Combined HGV/LGV Drivers – Immediate

Ashton Recruitment requires three Combined HGV/LGV Drivers for our client based in Belfast city centre.

Position: Combined HGV/LGV Drivers

Location: Belfast

Duration: Temporary

Rate of Pay: £12.80per hour

Hours of Work: 37 Hours per week – 07:30-15:30

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).

Duties will include (but not be limited to):

  • Operate any in-cab telematics systems as required (for example, bin and box) including bin lifts containing bin weighing equipment, bins with data chips, vehicle safety equipment (including vehicle immobilisation, locking and alarm systems and bin-lift immobilisation systems), and to report to management any defects to such equipment in a timely manner.
  • Safely carry out priority cleansing, and collecting priority waste – segregating and disposing, recycling, and composting of waste as required. This includes the safe use (and storage) of any equipment and associated materials required for the priority waste cleansing process.
  • Empty all types of receptacles and lift all loose waste, as required, ensuring the safe collection, recycling and disposal of waste. To supervise 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.
  • Carry out any reasonable requests as may be made from line management and undertake such other relevant duties as may from time to time be required.

Essential Criteria:

  • Possess a full, current Category C driving licence which enables them to drive in Northern Ireland.
  • 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.
  • Dealing directly with members of the public, in person.

Ashton Recruitment is acting as a Recruitment Business.


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