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Sandy Road Depot, Sandy Road, Carluke, ML8 5DH
£11.73 - £11.85 per hour
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
38.51 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Waste Services Operative - LGV Driver

Hours: 38.51 per week - Summer/Winter hours working Sunday - Tuesday part day Wednesday

Location: Sandy Road Depot, Carluke

A positions have arisen for Waste Services Operative (LGV Driver) within Waste Services.

You will provide a quality front line Refuse Collection Service within the local community.

You will have the ability to undertake a range of skilled refuse collection and recycling duties ensuring compliance with the Environmental Protection Act, Council Policies and Health and safety Legislation.

You will be required to hold a current HGV licence and CPC card (Certificate of Professional Competence).

Previous experience of working in refuse collection, recycling and knowledge of health and safety requirements within cleansing would be advantageous.



Delivering a FairerFuture – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from female applicants.

Applications online

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.



- To undertake driving duties for refuse collection vehicles, carrying out vehicle checks and appropriate routine maintenance, reporting defects/repairs as necessary.

- Responsible for cascade training relating to vehicles and specialised equipment.

- Responsible for the supervision of refuse team, including work allocation and planning the daily route according to requests for service.

- To ensure that the operating efficiency of the vehicle and crew utilisation is maximised.

- Responsible for completion of all records and paperwork as required in terms of worksheets, vehicle checks, tachograph records etc.

- Responsible for undertaking risk assessments and ensuring compliance with appropriate Safe Systems of Work.

- To act as the initial point of contact for complaints and provide information to members of the public regarding the recycling schemes in operation and advise customers of the full range of services provided by Land Services.