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HGV Driver/Loader

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  1. Sevenoaks District Council

    HGV Driver/Loader

    Salary Band C £23,706 to £26,107 (equates to an hourly rate of between £12.28 and £13.53)

    Full time and permanent (Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week plus 8 Saturdays a year)

    A generous annual leave allowance of 24 days (plus bank holidays and an additional 5 days depending on having Continuous Local Government Service).

    About us

    Here at Sevenoaks we pride ourselves on treating both our employees and communities we serve with dignity and respect. We are an award winning Council having achieved the Guardian Public Service Awards 2016 for being financially self-sufficient, are one of the few organisations in the country to retain its Platinum Investors in People status. We were voted LGC Council of the Year 2017 and won a Pushing the Boundaries of Innovation award in 2018. The successes of the Finance Team have been recently recognised where the Finance Team has been nominated and is a finalist in the 2020 Public Finance Awards – Finance Team of the Year - Councils. Our Direct Services team were shortlisted for the ASPE 2020 ‘Waste Management and Recycling Team of the year’.

    The Role

    We are looking for to recruit seven HGV Drivers to join our growing Direct Services Team. Direct Services has approximately 110 operational staff working in various functions including Street Cleansing, Paid for Services and Refuse Collection.

    As an HGV driver you are expected to hold a CPC Card, digital tachograph card as well as a Class C Category licence. You must also be comfortable working with household waste.

    You will be joining a committed team who in 2020 were shortlisted for the ASPE ‘Waste Management and Recycling Team of the year’. As a Council we believe in empowering every member of our team and the HGV driver will take ownership for their round ensuring it is completed to the best possible standard.

    Interested in the role and want to know more?

    Please contact Nigel Jones, Transport Manager on nigel.jones@sevenoaks.gov.uk or 01732 227428 for an informal discussion about the role.

    Need advice on how to ensure you have the best chance of being shortlisted?

    Read the Job Description and Personal Specification attached to the role and ensure that your supporting statement explains how you meet the essential requirements as your application will be judged against these criteria.

    How to get to us:

    Sevenoaks is only half an hour from central London by train. You will be based at the Dunbrik Depot, 2 Main Road, Dunbrik, Sundridge TN14 6EP.

    Closing date: 13th June 2021

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