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Job Title: Driver/Loader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Penrith
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 25089666002
Job Published: November 29, 2018 09:49

Job Description

Ref: 25089666002

About Amey
Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

What is the purpose of this role?
To collect refuse / commercial waste from both residential & commercial properties and dispose of waste at designated location. Required to drive & load as directed

What will this role involve?
To collect refuse from requested locations within Eden
Dispose refuse at the appropriate waste collection sites
Carry out daily vehicle checks / complete appropriate paperwork
Ensure compliance with both company vehicle policy and all legislative requirements
Operate the compaction controls of a company vehicle when required
Work as a member of a team and receive any instructions from supervisors and communicate them to other crew members
To ensure satisfactory completion of work in accordance with instructions
Ensure paperwork is completed fully and passed to the relevant supervisor
Maintain the best operational relationship between public, other customers and client representatives by dealing courteously with complaints and enquires
Ensure that were premises, gates, barriers etc are unlocked to gain access and they are relocked, paying particular attention to safeguarding of keys
Cleaning rubbish irresponsibly dumped (I.E. fly tipping)
Give advise to new inexperienced staff
Be compliant with health and safety at work requirements
carry out loading duties as required
carry out any reasonable task or undertake such other duties and responsibilities as may be required
At all times carry out responsibilities / duties with regard to the company's Equal opportunities Policy
What are we looking for?

Driver CPC Qualification
Basic literacy skills
Full cat C Driving licence

Customer care skills
Administrative skills
Maintaining level of service in all weather conditions
Prolonged periods of sustained physical effort


Driving experience
Previous experience in customers services
Knowledge of GB domestic hours rules
Personal Profile
Ability to work as part of a team
Health and safety awareness
flexible approach to hours of work
Technical competencies

Knowledge of health and safety requirements

Manual Handling

What makes this role unique?
You will maintain the best operational relationship between the public, other customers and client representatives, by dealing courteously with complaints and enquiries.

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