Tanker Driver
Scottish Water
4d ago

Together we are Trusted to Serve Scotland.

Scottish Water is committed to maintaining and improving customer service and water quality whilst protecting and enhancing Scotland’s environment.

To support our commitments around protecting the environment the Tankering Team within Scottish Water provides an essential waste transportation service from both Water and Wastewater treatment sites.

We have an exciting opportunity for 2 year fixed term contracts for Tanker Drivers to join our Tankering Team currently from depots at Aberdeen, Inverness, Dundee, Glasgow, Falkirk, Lothian and Skye areas

Key Benefits :

37 hour per week dayshift with flexible start time

£12.50 - £13.50 per hour based on skills and experience

Optional overtime

Optional backshift work, with additional shift allowance

Part time or flexible shifts may be possible

31 days holiday plus 6 fixed days

Membership of a Local Government final salary pension scheme with definable pension benefits for you and your dependants

Fully funded CPC training

Rigid and Artic roles are available

About the Role

Scottish Water carries out a private septic tank service to domestic and commercial customers where our drivers act as ambassadors for us with these customers.

The team operates across all areas of Scotland and utilise both rigid and articulated tankers removing sludge from various Wastewater Treatment Plants and Public septic tanks.

You will ensure all work undertaken complies with all relevant Health and Safety Regulations, completing vehicle checks and inspections, liaising with fleet on aspect of vehicle maintenance, repairs, servicing, and MOT’s.

You will also ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with Scottish Water policies and procedures relating to sludge transportation.

In this role you will work a basic 37-hour week Monday to Friday day shift with optional overtime. An optional backshift may be available in some areas.

This role is being advertised on a 2-year fixed term contract with no standby or overnight working required. A 10% enhancement is provided when working on a backshift.

Overtime can be available when required. Full training and protection will be provided to enable you to carry out the role.

Essential Skills and Experience Required :

Full training will be provided however we are looking for you to have the ability to ensure your work is delivered professionally, efficiently and on time, play a key role optimising Tanker usage for Scottish Water.

You will also :

Have the ability to plan and prioritise your work whilst maintaining a flexible approach to accommodate changing priorities.

Be able to build trust and credibility with customers who you interact with, being focussed on their needs and acting as an ambassador for Scottish Water.

Be a strong team player, who can work well with others to achieve common goals and have a willingness to learn from others raising issues with planners and schedulers etc.

Be a holder of a valid CPC card.

As a minimum have a Cat C licence

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