Location : Ashford
Shifts : 12hr shifts, Days & Nights, including weekends. 4 days on, 4 days off
Salary : £10.10 per hour
You will be playing a pivotal role in ensuring that traffic in Kent keeps moving and lorries carrying our exports are able to successfully cross the border into the EU from January.
You will be supporting the compliance and enforcement process based at the Government’s Inland Border Facility, which is a multi-functional site being built at Sevington, Ashford.
Full training will be provided.
You will be working as part of a highly disciplined team, and will be responsible for contributing to a safe and effective working environment for yourself and your colleagues
You will need to be able to understand what it means for a lorry to be border ready, and to identify customs and other documentation when presented by lorry drivers
You will be taking lorry drivers through a questionnaire to establish whether they are ready to cross the border, and for those who are not, you’ll be providing advice on the next steps.
You will need to communicate with traffic marshals and security officers to move vehicles on once you have processed them
Be comfortable working outdoors around lorries and large vehicles and in a live environment, taking safety of yourself and those around you seriously
Ability to think clearly, communicate effectively and calmly under pressure maintaining positive relationships, but being assertive when necessary.
Being able to deal sensitively with potentially distressed or agitated drivers
Be physically fit, as the role will involve standing for extended period.
Be comfortable with working with a computer, a tablet device and other technology
Foreign languages would be an advantage, particularly Polish and Romanian.
Full Personal Protective Equipment will be supplied in line with NHS standards.
Uniform will be provided
It’s the little things that count -
On top of the usual rewards you'd expect to see from a large company, such as - holidays, pension and cycle to work schemes, we also provide many extra benefits to enhance our people's well-being and enjoyment at work.
This job description Is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for this position and the range of duties undertaken.
Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder throughout the period of employment. The job description may be varied from time to time by the Company to reflect changes in the post holder’s role and / or the needs of the business.
For all internal applicants, please note Terms and Conditions are non-transferable