HGV Driver

Posted 31 May 2022
Salary£13.44 - 15.19 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineConstruction, Trades & Labour
Contact NameSam Stanton

Job description

HGV / Waste Driver


  • To assist Waste Collection Operatives within your crew and to deliver a quality, customer focussed service in line with service requirements.
  • To ensure that information from Supervisors in the form of e.g. written memorandums is passed to Collection Operatives and that, where necessary, signatures are collected  as proof of receipt of information.
  • To treat members of the public courteously at all times, noting any complaints/ messages and reporting them to a Supervisor for attention.
  • To ensure all waste is tipped correctly at the designated waste transfer station or recycling facility, whilst abiding by all site rules and reporting any accidents or incidents that occur on site to the site operator.
  • To ensure correct use of the two-way radio communication system at all times.
  • To ensure that stickers are completed and attached to wheeled bins and that letters/leaflets  are posted through doors where householders are not conforming to  waste collection policy. 
  • To report all contaminated recycling bins, excess waste, damaged and heavy bins etc  via the in cab technology and to a Supervisor where appropriate.
  • Should the waste collection service ever have to be suspended due to inclement weather such as snow and ice to assist with snow clearance and gritting duties etc as required during the normal working day.  This may includes driving gritters.
  • To assist in the delivery of promotional, educational and enforcement campaigns.
  • To assist in the promotion and marketing of the commercial waste collection service

Experience Required

  • Must hold a current Class II LGV license and be capable of driving large waste collection vehicles in often narrow residential streets.