Join us at Bristol Waste

Please find our current vacancies listed below

Please note that we do reserve the right to close application dates early in the event we receive high volumes of suitable applications.

HGV/LGV Driver                  

Hourly rate £ 12.57

Permanent, Full Time, 39 hours

Based at Albert Road depot, St Philips, Bristol BS2 0XS

Benefits: 25 days holiday entitlement, access to a Defined Contribution Pension Scheme; Employee Assistance Programme; comprehensive training, life assurance of 2 times salary.

Bristol Waste Company is responsible for Waste Collections, Recycling, Street Cleansing and Household Waste Recycling Centres Services for the people of Bristol. We are seeking to recruit experienced, qualified drivers, holding a LGV (HGV) licence and CPC to join our team.

As part of your duties you will spend 60% of your time loading and unloading of waste and recycling materials and 40% of your time driving throughout Bristol. You will need to be physically fit being able to walk up to 10 miles per day and to lift recycling boxes weighing up to 25kg.

Your duties will include driving / operating vehicles and equipment as required by the company in accordance with the valid licence, experience and training for that vehicle / equipment and in accordance with company safety procedures and legal requirements; as well as dealing with customers and other non – Bristol Waste Company personnel in a polite, responsible and professional manner etc.

It is essential to have a LGV Cat C (HGV2) Licence and CPC; experience or ability to undertake regular vehicle checks including oil, water and battery levels; experience or ability to demonstrate suitability for physical work involving lifting waste bins or recycling boxes; the ability to understand and complete daily defect sheets; good verbal communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to work independently and to use own initiative; the ability to work well within a small team; alongside the ability to use IT systems.

It is a condition of employment to work reasonable amount of overtime, as well as all bank holidays (except Christmas day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day) and the first 3 Saturdays after New Year’s Day.

If you would like to apply, please email completed application form to BWCHR@bristolwastecompany.co.uk. Please note CVs are not accepted. The closing date to apply is 12 April 2017 and interviews are to take place on Tuesday 18 April 2017.

Bristol Waste Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff.   Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership status.

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Single Person Occupancy Vehicle (SPOV) Driver             

Hourly rate £ 11.42

Permanent, Full Time, 39 hour

Based at Albert Road depot, St Philips, Bristol BS2 0XS

Benefits: 25 days holiday entitlement, access to a Defined Contribution Pension Scheme; Employee Assistance Programme; comprehensive training, life assurance of 2 times salary.

Bristol Waste Company is responsible for Waste Collections, Recycling, Street Cleansing and Household Waste Recycling Centres Services for the people of Bristol. We are seeking to recruit experienced, qualified drivers, holding a 7.5T licence and CPC to join our team based at Albert Road Depot.

As part of your duties you will spend 60% of your time loading and unloading of waste and recycling materials and 40% of your time driving throughout Bristol. You will need to be physically fit being able to walk up to 10 miles per day and to lift recycling boxes weighing up to 25kg.

Your duties will include driving / operating vehicles and equipment as required by the company in accordance with the valid licence, experience and training for that vehicle / equipment and in accordance with company safety procedures and legal requirements. You will need to load & unload waste materials in accordance with Bristol Waste Company policy, procedures, training & legal requirements; as well as dealing with customers and other non – Bristol Waste Company personnel in a polite, responsible and professional manner etc.

It is essential to have a 7.5T Licence and CPC; experience or ability to undertake regular vehicle checks including oil, water and battery levels; experience or ability to demonstrate suitability for physical work involving lifting waste bins or recycling boxes.

It will be a condition of your employment to work reasonable amount of overtime, as well as all bank holidays (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day) and the first 3 Saturdays after Christmas Day.

If you would like to apply, please email completed application form to BWCHR@bristolwastecompany.co.uk. Please note CVs are not accepted.

The closing date to apply is 12 April 2017 and interviews are to take place on Tuesday 18 April 2017.

Bristol Waste Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership status.

Icon Recycling Driver SPOV JD (1).docx (37.5 KB)

Icon Application Form (7).doc (137.5 KB)

Icon Application cover letter (6).doc (60.0 KB)

Icon Guidelines on making an application (6).docx (13.7 KB)