LGV Waste Collection Driver

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Date Posted
4th October 2018
Transport and Logistics
Inside IR35
£10 Per Hour

Purpose of the Post:

Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team working throughout the borough delivering council services and responding to community priorities ensuring that the household waste collection service is completed with the daily task.

Supervise waste crews and manage their day to day operational function’s (via paper records or electronic hand held device’s) including all Health & Safety relating to the daily tasks.



  • Undertake operational duties which will involve a wide range of physically and mentally demanding tasks  in all weathers
  • Ensure the completion of all daily tasks while ensuring the safety of employees, colleagues, and members of the public including children; you will be responsible for the safe collection of bins along your route.
  • Understand the operation of mechanical machinery to facilitate emptying of refuse containers.
  • Be responsible for the careful day to day use, cleanliness, maintenance, security of vehicles/plant, machinery, and equipment provided to undertake the daily task.
  • Be customer focussed and deal with exchanges of information in a polite, courteous and positive manner responding to minor requests for service delivery and where necessary report problems to a supervisor or manager.
  • Work under the guidance of the line manager and by application of personal initiative to deliver services to a professional standard and within agreed procedures or timescales.
  • Work to agreed schedules and where necessary respond to new priorities as required or directed by line manager to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Demonstrate safe working practices, give advice and train other employees, apprentice’s, trainees and students where required.
  • Be responsible for the Health and Safety of all employees under your direct supervision.
  • Adhere to Customer Care, Dignity at Work, Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, CPC and other relevant legislation, policies and procedures at all times
  • Undertake any duties commensurate with the post as requested by management.

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