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LGV Driver/Loader

  • Job reference: KTS080
  • Location: Antrim, County Antrim
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Labourers
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Job description: LGV Driver / Loader - Belfast

We are currently recruiting a LGV Driver/Loader in Belfast within the local council.
Your role will be to undertake a variety of duties connected with driving a range of vehicles, supervising operatives, undertaking street cleansing and the collection of waste and recyclable materials from a variety of locations, for delivery to a reception point. Duties will be undertaken within specified area or areas as appropriate and incorporate the use of the full range of refuse collection containers, associated collection equipment, information and telecommunications technology. You will also be required to undertake other Refuse Collection or Street Cleansing duties as required, when not involved in driving duties.

Your main responsibilities will be
*To drive and be responsible for any allocated vehicle and any authorised passengers. Also to ensure that the vehicle is not overloaded and to safely manoeuvre the vehicle on the daily route.

*To carry out refuse collection and recycling duties, with due regard to property and with minimum disturbance to members of the public, hence bins and other items should be emptied and returned to their proper location undamaged and with lids closed. Appropriate mechanical aids should be used and all spillages should be cleared up and gates closed after collection has been completed.

*To empty all types of receptacle and lift all loose waste, as required, ensuring the safe collection and disposal of waste. To undertake any inspection process required to ensure that materials presented for recycling are not contaminated by non-appropriate materials. This will include both pre and post emptying of the receptacle.

*To complete all daily record sheets - mileage, fuel, defects, and other documents, and return them to the Assistant Manager (Priority Waste and Transport) daily.

*To use radio and other telecommunication

*To assist with snow clearance and gritting of footways as required.


All applicants must:

a)have a full, current 'C' category driving licence which enables them to drive in Northern Ireland (a Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) will be provided for the purposes of fulfilling the duties of this post);
b)have a full, current Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) qualification; and
*be able to demonstrate, by providing personal and specific examples on the application form, at least one year's relevant work experience of each of the following:
c)driving a LGV in a commercial or public sector environment; and
d)dealing directly with members of the public, in person.

Working hours - 37 hours per week. Monday- Friday. 07:30 am - 15:30 pm

If you wish to apply please send a copy of you CV over to Keira Timothy-Smith at Service Care Solutions , Keira.timothy-smith@servicecare.org.uk or feel free to call Keira on 01772 208967