Chargehand Drivers ( HGV)

Royal Borough of Greenwich
England, London
£23400 - £24684 per annum + n/a
Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Environment, Streetscene
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Job Details

Street Services provides a highly important service to all the borough's residents and visitors from sweeping roads to collecting and emptying household and businesses waste bins. This is a vital front-line service and has a huge impact on residents and the community. This advert is for the following opportunities:

  • Driver Chargehand (HGV): This role involves managing a team of 2 or more Waste Operatives making sure that scheduled waste collections are carried out. The service operates two shifts (AM and PM) between the hours of 6am and 8pm. You must have a clean HGV driver's licence, as well as a current CPC card. Starting salary £23,400 per year (inclusive of contractual overtime) + allowances

We offer great staff benefits including:

  • Training and development opportunities
  • Opportunities for working additional overtime for all osts during the weekend and during the busiest times of the year including Christmas and Easter
  • 28 days' annual leave a year rising to 31 after 5 years' service
  • To apply, click on the apply button and fill out the application form, we will review all applications and if your application meets our selection criteria, we will send you an invite for an interview.

    If you are successful at interview, you will either receive a conditional offer for an immediate vacancy or you may be added to our reserve list for future vacancies.

    Please note, if you are successful and offered a post, your appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including references before commencing employment with the Royal Borough of Greenwich

    If you would like assistance applying online, please contact Greenwich Local Labour and Business (GLLaB) on 0208 921 2440 Or attend Old Library, Calderwood Street, London SE18 6QW.

    Please note to apply for this post you must be a Royal Borough of Greenwich Resident.

    Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.


    Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

    The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

    Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

    With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

    Excellent benefits

    • Up to 31 days leave per year.
    • Flexible working hours.
    • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
    • Annual season ticket loan.
    • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.

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