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Street Cleansing Driver

Job Description

Thrive Group are recruiting for a Street Cleansing Driver on a temporary to permanent basis, with a view to start immediately.

These positions are located in the Witney area, paying £11.18 per per hour.

This is a full-time position, working 06:00 to finish, Monday to Friday.

Responsibilities of the role includes;

  • Undertake visual daily checks of the vehicle before it is used to ensure that the vehicle is in good working order, including checking oil, water, tyres, lights and beacons.
  • To comply with all transport legislations.
  • To work with other street cleaning crews and vehicles in a team to clear areas where necessary.
  • To empty, clean and correctly replace litter bins on an agreed emptying schedule.
  • To clean given areas to a specified standard removing all litter, animal droppings, leaf and twig fall, dirt and dust, loose chippings and other deposits, using a range of tools provided.
  • To remove any reported fly -tipped waste as directed, taking due consideration to any possible dangers (for example asbestos or sharps).

The successful candidate will:

  • Possess basic knowledge of vehicle, plant and machinery used for street cleaning activities.
  • Have basic knowledge and understanding of health and safety requirements with cleansing activities.
  • Experience of working on street cleaning/grounds maintenance activities is desirable but not essential.
  • Full driving licence to be able to drive a range of vehicles up to and including 3.5 tonnes gross weight minimum.
  • Ability and experience of driving transit sized caged vehicle safely.
  • Ability to make required daily checks on vehicles.
  • Ability to read, respond to and sign off works instruction tickets.
  • Be prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to read and follow basic information/instructions.
  • Be fit and able to lift heavy objects.

For more information please apply or contact the team on 01793 488057.