Driver Chargehand






£9.78 Per Hour


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MPA Belfast are recruiting on behalf of their client, Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council for a temporary Driver Chargehand, based at Newtownabbey.

Essential Criteria

Communicative English, both written and verbal

Full current Class C driving licence

One year’s operational responsibility for vehicles and equipment

Experience of keeping basic official records

Previous experience in cleansing or waste removal

Experience of dealing with queries from members of the general public

Experience of supervising a team


The Job Role

Responsible for duties associated with the removal and disposal of domestic, commercial and industrial refuse, and recycling materials, from a variety of locations, with due regard to property, ensuring refuse bins are returned to a safe position and with minimum disruption to members of the public.

Responsible for the inspection of refuse bins to ensure they comply with Council policy, completing rejection / damage reports for management action.

Responsible for undertaking daily vehicle checks and routine vehicle maintenance.

Ensure that you comply with latest operator’s licence legislation, regulations and council driver’s hour’s policy.

Responsible for ensuring on-board cameras, safety devices, communication systems, and computerised systems are fully operational and used.

Undergo periodic training to improve personal and team performance.In the event of inclement weather preventing normal working undertake such alternative tasks as may be allocated by management.

A full job description is available on application.


Additional Information


Hourly rate: £9.78 p/hour

Hours of work: Mon-Thur 07.00-14.45 / Fri 07.00-14.30

Holiday pay accrued from first day of employment

Pension Scheme

Weekly pay

Temporary ongoing basis



If this vacancy is of interest to you, please email your CV/contact details or call 028952 11111