Working Hours: Monday - Friday, 6am-3pm. Occasional Saturdays and overtime available
Here at Serco we have an exciting opportunity for an Sweeper Driver to join our street cleansing team.
With a professional, dedicated, and friendly team of Refuse and Recycling and Street Cleansing staff, we ensure that streets, homes, and businesses are kept clean, safe and tidy, whilst providing the very best levels of customer service to all members of the community that we serve.
And right now, we have an opportunity for a like-minded individual to join our team of essential key workers and help us make a positive difference to the environment we all live and work in.
Using your experience of street cleansing you will be responsible for the daily inspection and reporting procedure for machinery, prior and on completion of usage, including vehicles.
You will be responsible for the cleanliness of machines and vehicles, ensuring that Health and Safety guidelines are observed at all times.
We know that Environmental Services workers are our community's unsung heroes, and it can be pretty hard work, but we can offer you the opportunity to go home each day with a sense of community spirit, pride in your work, belonging within a supportive and diverse team and the knowledge that your work is making a difference in helping to promote a cleaner, greener living and working space for everyone in.
In addition to job satisfaction, we also offer a fantastic work/life balance. With pre-planned routes and set start and finish times, there are no nasty surprises or late finishes with Serco, leaving you with plenty of time to spend with your family and friends.
You won't be doing this alone either. Our team is made up of professional, friendly, and supportive teammates, including managers who began their careers with Serco as Loaders and Drivers who now hold Supervisor, Operations Manager and Contract Manager titles.
We are dedicated to the ongoing development and career progression of our employees, with outstanding training opportunities made available to you, along with the chance to undertake additional qualifications. These include, but are not limited to, HGV Class 2 Driver Training, Transport Manager CPC, Team Leader and Management training, and a supportive management team who will provide guidance and advice to ensure you achieve all that you want to with Serco
What you'll need to do the role
First and foremast this role will include the use of a 3.5T sweeper, so you will already hold a full and clean UK driving licence.
You will need to be self motivated with the willingness to undertakes further training.
A clean HGV driving licence is desirable but not essential.
Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's live.
A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.
Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.
What we offer
- Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
- Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
- Interesting, varied, and enjoyable work
- A company that recognises your contribution
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.
We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background.