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Waste Collection Driver / Loader

Your differences make us different - #achievetogether

About the role

Purpose of the job 
To undertake the collection and disposal of all residual and recycling (including, but not limited to, dry recycling, food waste, green waste and recycling centres) from residential, commercial and industrial premises throughout the district.

What will you be doing?

You will be responsible for collection of waste from residential & commercial properties ensuring that we give our residents the best possible service at all times.

You could be working outside in all weathers providing this essential service.

You will be responsible for driving the Class C waste collection vehicle.  There will be an element of vehicle cleaning and light maintenance as we always ensure our vehicles are in excellent condition.

The role involves some customer service dealing with the public and answering their queries

About you

You will be physically fit as the role can be quite demanding and you may have to walk up to 12 miles a day.

You should enjoy working outside with a small team as the crews are self driven having to work with their own initiative. 

You should have a flexible approach to work with a positive attitude as the role can be varied 

You will hold a Class C driving license, tachograph and up to date Driver CPC

Our benefits

We offer:

  • a competitive salary
  • a pension scheme, where we pay a significant contribution on top of your contribution. It provides life cover and ill-health protection.
  • opportunities to develop your skills, knowledge and potential in a large unitary council
  • generous leave entitlement (28 days, rising to 33 days) and bank holidays, plus the option to buy up to an extra 10 days
  • agile and flexible working arrangements to help you with a healthy work-life balance.

About us

We are a new unitary council, established in April 2021; we are one of the largest unitary councils in the country. Our vision for North Northants is to be 'A place where everyone has the best opportunities and quality of life'.

Our priorities are:

  • helping people live active fulfilled lives
  • caring for our young people, providing them with high quality education and opportunities
  • enabling a thriving and successful economy
  • leading on a green and sustainable environment
  • ensuring our communities are connected so they can shape their lives and where they live
  • providing modern public services

Our values, as chosen by our staff, are - Customer-focused, Respectful, Efficient, Supportive and Trustworthy.

Your differences make us different - Achieve Together.



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