Environmental Driver - ABC11061

Aberdeen City Council

Environmental Driver - ABC11061


Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeen

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 1 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 297c9a6d45d44fcf8629d29e2c77ae52

Full Job Description

The postholder undertake either individually or as a member of a team a variety of duties concerned with Environmental Operations including both general gardening or street sweeping work and horticultural work of a specialist nature in public parks, playing fields, cemeteries, landscaped areas, public open spaces, public roads, amenity areas and housing estates.

The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Must have a Full Class B UK driving licence

Must be physically fit to undertake the full range of duties of the post


The post holder, as a minimum, needs to demonstrate skills and experience in:

Previous experience in driving and operating tractors with various attachments

Driving a wide range of vehicles, including 3.5 tonne tipper trucks, Ride on grass cutting vehicles, small mechanical sweepers

A working knowledge and experience of Environmental Services teams and practices.

The willingness to use The Councils digital platforms in relation to HR (CoreHr)

The ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms

The ability to organise and prioritise workloads to deal with simultaneous demands
and to achieve deadlines.

The ability to work proactively and with limited direct supervision, while at the same
time recognising when matters need to be referred to the Line Manager.,

  • have a disability

  • are care-experienced and aged 16-29

  • are aged 16-24 and live in Aberdeen City or have been to an Aberdeen City Council school and are applying for a Modern Apprenticeship (except Trades apprenticeships), Disability Confident

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