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Streetcare Driver


Salary Package: Negotiable
Location: Peterborough, England
Consultant: Bilal Baree
Posted: 12/05/2022


Berry Recruitment are looking for a Streetcare operative/driver to work as part of their Streetcare team for our client based in Peterborough.

Working hours are 37 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 7.15am – 3.15pm and Friday 7.15am – 2.45pm

What does this role involve?

  • Working alone to set routes and rounds and emptying on average 80 litter and dog bins per day at various locations across the city, to include parks and open spaces, shopping precincts and residential areas.

  • Safely operating a 3.5T caged tipper vehicle to travel across the city from site to site, and to transport waste bags after emptying and prior to tipping

  • Undertaking other aspects of street cleaning works when on site, to include litter picking, rubbish removal etc

  • Ensuring daily work schedules are followed, and to a consistent high standard.

  • Completing appropriate safety checks on all vehicles and equipment, and reporting defects as required.

  • Liaising with members of the public, other team members, managers and clients in a professional and courteous manner.

  • Assisting with other areas of the Streetcare service as required.

What are we looking for?

  • Full driving licence up to 3.5T, and experience of operating similar sized vehicles

  • Ability, desire and motivation to work alone and unsupervised

  • Self-motivated, flexible and hardworking

  • Ability to follow work instructions, both written and oral, to a high standard

  • Desire to undertake physical work (inc some heavier lifting) in all weathers to a high productivity level

  • Desire and ability to consistently work to a high standard with a flexible approach to work.

  • Health and Safety awareness and the ability to follow safe working practices at all times

  • Ability to understand and complete documents/forms relating to the service

  • Local knowledge of the Peterborough area

Experience and Qualifications

  • Full driving licence up to 3.5T

What we can offer offer ?

  • A permanent contract with a large established organisation (400+ employees)

  • Secure fixed work based in one location (Peterborough) for a local authority client

  • Full PPE and uniform

We are absolutely committed to providing a safe working environment for all our employees, and all successful applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to start and this forms a prerequisite for the job offer and start.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.