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Refuse driver (LGV)
Location: Barnet
Salary:£13.51 per hour
Date: 30 Sep 2020

BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Refuse driver (LGV) in a temporary position for our client in Barnet.

The successful candidate should be a proactive and hardworking individual with prior experience within a role.

Main purpose for this job is to assist in the delivery of a high-quality cleansing service throughout the borough; in accordance with the Council’s policies and service specification.

The Operative will work either individually or as a member of a team and be responsible for the use of service vehicles or any ancillary equipment associated with the provision of the street cleansing service.

•          To carry out street cleansing duties to include the removal and collection of dirt, weeds, leaves, dog excreta, glass, litter and refuse

•          To investigate fly tipping & dumping, record details of findings, report in writing and orally to Enforcement Officers/Supervisors and undertake/organise removal

•          To empty and service litterbins

•          To deal with/remove fly-posting and smaller areas of graffiti recording all incidents and report removal of larger areas to the Supervisor

•          To be trained in and operate street cleansing equipment, including mechanical sweepers, in a safe manner and safe working procedures

•          Act clearly and responsibly as a reversing assistant when a vehicle is manoeuvring or reversing

•          Be responsible for the cleanliness of the vehicles including the cab and ensure that unauthorised works are not undertaken

•          To report environmental defects to the Supervisor to include vandalism, potholes, broken footpaths, damaged/defective street furniture etc

•          Monitor and report on the cleanliness conditions and record standards of work carried out

•          To ensure that allocated tasks are correctly completed to include all work record sheets, time sheets, and any other administrative tasks.

•          To ensure all accidents and near misses are reported in a timely manner and as soon as possible in detail

•          To ensure all incidents with Members of the public other staff are reported in a timely manner and as soon as possible in detail

•          To ensure all daily work is completed, including but not limited to, bin collections, correct return of bins, clearance of any spillages, vehicle tipping and refuelling


Start date: 13.07.2020

Hours: 36 hours a week

Qualification: GCSE grade A-C in Maths and English