Driver/Waste Collector (FIF14328)

Fife Council

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  • Reference: FIF14328

Job Description

Work Pattern: Dayshift/Backshift

Interview Date: Week Commencing 29 July 2019

The job pack for this vacancy is attached at the bottom of the page. It provides more detailed information about the job and the type of person we are looking for.

All employees are expected to display and promote certain behaviours in the workplace. Our ‘How We Work Matters’ behaviour framework contains more information and is available via this link.


Before applying, it is important that you read the ‘Candidate Information’ by clicking on this link. The main Terms and Conditions and employment are available via the same link.


You must possess extended LGV driving experience, hold a current valid LGV category ‘C’ driving licence, Digital tachograph driver card and current driver CPC. Good working knowledge of LGV driving related legislation is essential.

When required, drive an LGV refuse collection vehicle for the effective and efficient completion of daily waste collection quotas and be responsible for allocated vehicles.
Meeting daily waste collection quotas working as part of a team.

As a Waste Collector you must be capable of walking up to 8 miles per day.

Uplifting domestic and commercial waste containers, wheeled containers, sacks or loose waste (which can involve odorous materials) in all weather conditions, including severe weather lasting several days. When required, drive and be responsible for allocated vehicles.


The Individual

You must be capable of manual outdoor working in all weathers, have physical working dexterity and a flexible approach towards carrying out a range of tasks. You should be a team worker with have clear verbal communication skills and a ‘can-do’ approach to help resolve problems

You must be able to provide regular and effective service

Successful candidates will be required to supply a letter from their GP stating they are fit to drive LGV, any associated costs will be reimbursed.

For further information please contact: Andrew Hunter on 03451 555 555 Ext 441796 or email 

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