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Vacancy Details

HGV Driver/Loader

Employer:
Sevenoaks District Council
Salary:
£23,706 to £26,107
Location:
Dunbrik Depot, Sundridge
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
28/11/2021 at 23:54
Reference:
SDC/21/169652
Sevenoaks District Council

HGV Driver/Loader x2
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.

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.

Need advice on how to ensure youhave the best chance of being shortlisted?
Read the Job Description and Personal Specification attached to the role and send your CV along with a covering statement to human.resources@sevenoaks.gov.uk

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: 28th November 2021

Equal Opportunities

Sevenoaks – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Sevenoaks District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply

Read the Job Description and Personal Specification attached to the role and send your CV along with a covering statement to human.resources@sevenoaks.gov.uk

For an informal discussion speak with Human resources on 01732 227 361. 

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed