Relief Refuse Driver

Ipswich Borough Council are seeking a Class 2 driver to join our refuse & cleansing team of essential key workers. A great opportunity to develop within a thriving team supporting the residents of Ipswich and help make a positive difference to the environment we live and work in.

Ipswich Borough Council are seeking a Class 2 driver to join our refuse & cleansing team of essential key workers. A great opportunity to develop within a thriving team supporting the residents of Ipswich and help make a positive difference to the environment we live and work in.

Join a supportive council that offers opportunity to develop and progress. Refuse vehicle driving experience is desirable but not essential.

After full training you’ll join a team completing Refuse and Recycling collections daily, gaining knowledge of all machinery used. A comprehensive manual handling training program will be delivered to ensure safe operation as the role involves considerable bending, lifting, and walking. You’ll be a key front-line face of Ipswich Borough Council, providing community continuity and offering excellent customer and client interaction on recycling and refuse.

This post is offered on a permanent basis. A full clean driving license is essential.

The contract is for 40 hours per week, based on Hadleigh Road Industrial Estate.

As well as a competitive salary, the Council offers Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) membership, subsidised parking for work and leisure, public transport discounts, free swimming and gym membership, cycle purchase scheme, learning and development opportunities, flexible working opportunities, wellbeing support, lifestyle benefits and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact Sara Keeble on 07785445742 or via email sara.keeble@ipswich.gov.uk

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role: Job Description and Person Specification

The selection process will be an interview. Interviews will be held week commencing 6th May 2024.

The assessment interview process will be carried out remotely via Skype for Business, Microsoft teams or in person.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

Location

Gipping House

Salary

£24,705 – £25,547

Application closing date

26th April 2024
 

Job type

40 hours per week

Permanent

Requisition reference

REQ00838

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

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