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Driver/Loader (Waste Services)

City of York Council
York, North Yorkshire
Grade 6 Level 1 - 4 (£26,224 to £28,725 per annum)
Closing date
28 Apr 2024

Job Details

Do you want a rewarding role, working outdoors, as part of a committed and hardworking team? Do you want to play a key role in collecting waste and recycling across the city? If so, this could be the role for you.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must hold a LGV class 2 licence.   

The driving role in Waste Services is key to delivering a safe, reliable and efficient waste collection service across the City. You will be responsible for collecting household waste, recycling and garden waste ensuring that a high quality service is delivered to the City’s residents. The Driver has responsibility to ensure that collection rounds are completed in full and that collections are undertaken in a safe manner. Your loaders will be there to assist you in safely accessing various locations. You will need to have a good level of customer care and take pride in the quality of the service you deliver.

You will be required to enter information onto an in-cab unit to record that collections have taken place and that any issues with collections are identified. The driver is responsible for safely tipping the vehicle and observing all safety precautions on the site. The driver is also responsible for undertaking vehicle checks, cleaning and fuelling their vehicle.

If you want to be part of our team and make a real difference to our city, then we look forward to hearing from you.

The Council is committed to investing in the talent and wellbeing of our staff and can offer a generous annual leave allowance, access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, comprehensive Health & Wellbeing initiatives and a reward package which recognises your contribution. We can offer flexible working practices, community engagement and volunteer activities and, as part of our commitment to you, promote continuous Learning & Development. In addition, we also offer a growing range of discounts, rewards and savings.

This role is suitable for job share.

For further information or an informal discussion please contact Ian Hoult (Head of Fleet and Operations) at  or on 07923 206042.

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To apply please click the Apply Now link below.



The City of York has a rich history stretching back nearly 2000 years; George VI once said that: 'The history of York is the history of England'. York has a wealth of heritage and history. York attracts over four million visitors a year and popular destinations include York Minster, which is the largest Gothic cathedral in Europe, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Tourism is an important industry in York and the city also has a thriving bioscience, technology and research sector, centred on the City's Science Park. Other major employers include Nestle, City of York Council and York Hospitals NHS Trust. York has excellent transport links, being on the East Coast Mainline and close to the A1M. From York seaside resorts such as Scarborough, Whitby and Filey or the North York Moors National Park are a short journey by road or rail.

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City of York Council
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North Yorkshire

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