Senior Driving Team Leader


Bristol Waste Company
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£31,583 per annum

Job Highlights
  • Bristol Waste Company are responsible for refuse and recycling collection, street cleansing and waste disposal for the people of Bristol.
  • As a Senior Driver Team Leader, you will be driving a 3.5T van following route maps, carrying out daily vehicle checks to ensure the vehicle is safe to operate.
  • Generous annual leave package with 25 days annual leave days plus 8 bank holidays.
Job Requirements/Description

Salary: £31,583 per annum 

Hours: 40-working pattern: Monday- Thursday: 0600-1430, Friday-0600-1330

Purpose of the role:

As a Senior Driver Team Leader, you will be driving a 3.5T van following route maps, carrying out daily vehicle checks to ensure the vehicle is safe to operate. The post holder will lead a team of street cleansing operatives, to ensure cleansing of designated routes, in line with required standards and ensuring compliance with all aspects of health and safety.

You will support and/or cover Supervisor in the deployment of operatives and vehicles at the start of the shift and debriefing at the end of shift to ensure the team are safe and the work completed. This will include timesheet completion and the reporting of defective vehicles, as well as allocating and monitoring all tasks, prioritise cleansing of individual streets where necessary and proactively identify areas requiring attention.

Requirements For the Role:

  • You have demonstrable, effective communication and interpersonal skills in order to lead and motivate the team and liaise effectively with the public and colleagues.
  • You are able to follow route maps and to comply with driving and health and safety responsibilities.
  • You have the ability to work independently and to use initiative for example, in prioritising streets to be cleansed.
  • You have demonstrable technical knowledge of the vehicle and equipment to ensure its safe and proper use.
  • A current Driving licence valid for use in the UK

Our Benefits:

  • Depending on your role we provide an employer contribution of up to 5% into the company pension scheme.
  • Generous annual leave package with 25 days annual leave days plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Support for Mental Health, we have an BUPA Employee Assistance Programme that provides support in a variety of different areas such as Mental Health, Financial and Family related topics. We also have Mental Health First Aiders across the business.
  • Support for your Physical Health with our BUPA Health Cash Plan (we cover the cost of coverage for you), Cycle to Work scheme and an onsite Physiotherapist. All free for our colleagues.
  • Because we value our colleagues so much, we want to recruit more employees just like them. Which is why we have our employee referral scheme.
  • Dedicated learning and development team. We take pride in developing our colleagues and some examples of this include our In-House Driver Development Programme and internal promotions. Many of our Senior Leadership Team have developed from Operational roles, such as one of our Contract Managers who started as a Street Cleanser.
  • Employee recognition awards and long service awards. To celebrate our colleagues wherever they are on their journey with us. We recognise and celebrate talent.
  • Flexible working, we recognise that everyone is different and strive to create an environment that supports all colleagues. We have introduced a hybrid working model where possible and actively encourage part-time working, job sharing and flexibility on hours. If this interests, you please do get in touch, and we can start a conversation.

N.B:

Due to a high number of applications, we’re unable to get back to everyone who may have applied but unfortunately didn’t get shortlisted. If you haven’t heard from us within 3 weeks of applying, please assume you have been unsuccessful, but we thank you very much for your interest in working for BWC and advise to check our website for new vacancies arising. 

We reserve the right to close this role early should we receive sufficient applications.

 

Bristol Waste Company
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£31,583 per annum

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