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Streetcare Driver (Litter bin emptying)

Aragon Direct Services (a trading name of Peterborough Limited) are recruiting a Streetcare Driver (Litter bin emptying)to work as part of Streetcare team based in Peterborough.

The successful candidate will be offered a permanent contract with their predominant role being to undertake the emptying of litter and dog bins across numerous locations within the city.

Working hours are 37 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 7.15am – 3.15pm and Friday 7.15am – 2.45pm

What does this role involve?

  • Working alone to set routes and rounds and emptying on average 80 litter and dog bins per day at various locations across the city, to include parks and open spaces, shopping precincts and residential areas. 
  • Safely operating a 3.5T caged tipper vehicle to travel across the city from site to site, and to transport waste bags after emptying and prior to tipping
  • Undertaking other aspects of street cleaning works when on site, to include litter picking, rubbish removal etc
  • Ensuring daily work schedules are followed, and to a consistent high standard.
  • Completing appropriate safety checks on all vehicles and equipment, and reporting defects as required.
  • Liaising with members of the public, other team members, managers and clients in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Assisting with other areas of the Streetcare service as required

What are we looking for?

  • Full driving licence up to 3.5T, and experience of operating similar sized vehicles
  • Ability, desire and motivation to work alone and unsupervised
  • Self-motivated, flexible and hardworking
  • Ability to follow work instructions, both written and oral, to a high standard
  • Desire to undertake physical work (including some heavier lifting) in all weathers to a high productivity level
  • Desire and ability to consistently work to a high standard with a flexible approach to work.
  • Health and Safety awareness and the ability to follow safe working practices at all times
  • Ability to understand and complete documents/forms relating to the service
  • Local knowledge of the Peterborough area

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Full driving licence up to 3.5T

What can Aragon Direct Services offer ?

  • A permanent contract with a large established organisation (400+ employees)
  • Secure fixed work based in one location (Peterborough) for a local authority client
  • Full PPE and uniform

All successful applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to start and this forms a prerequisite for the job offer and start.

Interested? Please send your CV to hr@aragondirect.co.uk

Closing date –30th April 2021


Seasonal Streetcare Operatives (Drivers)

Aragon Direct Services (a trading name of Peterborough Limited) are looking for Grounds Maintenance and Street Cleansing staff to work as part of their Streetcare team based in Peterborough.

Successful candidates will be offered a 6-month, fixed term contract within our Streetcare team, undertaking Grounds Maintenance and Street Cleansing and duties.

For the right candidate with the right attitude this fixed-term contract could lead to a permanent role within the Streetcare team at Aragon.

Working pattern is Monday – Friday, 37 to 38.5 hours per week.

Service delivery will include, but is not limited to;

· Undertaking all aspects of grounds maintenance including grass cutting, hedge cutting/pruning, planting, strimming, weeding, sweeping, sport pitch maintenance, etc.

· Undertaking all aspects of street cleaning works including scheduled and reactive street cleaning; litter picking, litter bin emptying, sweeping, street furniture cleaning, Glutton use, flytip removal, etc.

· Safely driving company vehicles (up to 3.5T) and operating machinery in built-up urban areas, including the city centre.

· Ensuring daily work schedules are followed, and to a consistent high standard.

· Completing appropriate safety checks on all vehicles and equipment, carrying out maintenance, and reporting defects as required.

· Liaising with members of the public, other team members, managers and sub-contractors in a professional and courteous manner.

· Assisting with other areas of the contract as required.

What are we looking for?

· Desire to undertake physical work in all weathers

· Ability to operate company vehicles up to 3.5T

· Desire and ability to consistently work to a high standard with a flexible approach to hours of work.

· Health and Safety awareness and the ability to follow safe working practices at all times

· Ability to follow work instructions, both written and oral, to a high standard

· Ability to understand and complete documents/forms relating to Street Cleansing and Grounds Maintenance operations.

· Self-motivated, flexible and hardworking.

Experience and Qualifications

· Full driving licence up to 3.5T.

· Experience of Street Cleansing and/or Grounds Maintenance is desirable

· PA1, PA6 desirable

All successful applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to start and this forms a prerequisite for the job offer and start.

Interested? Please send your CV to hr@aragondirect.co.uk

Closing date – 30th April 2021


Grounds Maintenance Operatives (Ride-on Mower)

Aragon Direct Services (a trading name of Peterborough Limited) are looking for experienced Grounds Maintenance staff to work as part of their Streetcare team based in Peterborough.

Successful candidates will be offered a 6-month, fixed term contract within our Streetcare team, undertaking Street Cleansing and Grounds Maintenance duties. For the right candidate with the right attitude this fixed-term contract could lead to a permanent role within the Streetcare team at Aragon.

Working pattern is Monday – Friday, 37 to 38.5 hours per week (Mon-Thur 7.15am to 4pm and Fri 7.15-12.45pm) – Immediate start.

Service delivery will include, but is not limited to;

  • Undertaking all aspects of grounds maintenance including grass cutting, hedge cutting/pruning, planting, strimming, weeding, etc.
  • Operating ride on mowers, cutting grass on street verges and open spaces across the Peterborough area
  • Safely operating small plants, machinery and tools
  • Safely operating company vehicles, up to 3.5T
  • Ensuring daily work schedules are followed, and to a consistent high standard.
  • Completing appropriate safety checks on all vehicles and equipment, carrying out maintenance, and reporting defects as required.
  • Liaising with members of the public, other team members, managers and sub-contractors in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Assisting with other areas of the contract as required.

What are we looking for?

  • Experienced in operating grounds maintenance plant and machinery, namely ride on mowers (in similar work environments)
  • Ability to operate company vehicles up to 3.5T (Full driving licence)
  • Desire and ability to work to a consistent high standard with a flexible approach to hours of work.
  • Health and Safety awareness and the ability to follow safe working practices at all times.
  • Ability to follow work instructions, both written and oral, to a high standard.
  • Ability to understand and complete documents/forms.
  • Self-motivated and hardworking.
  • Desire to work in all weathers.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Full driving licence up to 3.5T.
  • Experience of operating ride on mowers (triples, flails or rotary mowers) in urban environments
  • Recognised qualification in use of ride on mower is desirable (not essential)

As part of the Induction process all applicants will undergo a drug and alcohol test.

Interested? Please send your CV to hr@aragondirect.co.uk

Closing date – 30th April 2021


Part-Time Passenger Transport Driver – Term Time Only

Aragon Direct Services (a trading name of Peterborough Limited) are recruiting a part time Passenger Transport Driverto work as part of their team based in Peterborough.

The main purpose of this role is to maintain a safe environment for pupils accessing transport services. Where required, working with a passenger assistant to provide high quality school transport service throughout the designated area, providing the service user with a positive experience of our transport services and reflect the values of Aragon Direct Services.

Hours of work – Monday to Friday, Term Time Only. 07.15 – 09.15 and 14.30 – 16.30 (split shift).

This is a rewarding role working with a variety of students. Assisting our service users daily to help promote independence.

What does the role involve?

  • To collect and deliver allocated clients from designated pick up points, to their destination, ensuring at all times that they are safe and comfortable, and that when travelling all occupants of the vehicle are securely strapped in position using the full range of restrain systems provided.
  • Report any concerns over behavioural, physical, mental or other health needs of the clients to the school and/or line manager. Completing accident forms where required.
  • Deliver the clients to the safe custody of their designated drop off point.
  • Complete regular bus pass checks and report any issues.
  • To undertake daily vehicle checks before use and at the end of each day (brakes, oil, water, tyres, cleanliness and any vehicle damage).
  • To keep tidy, whilst in possession, the vehicle (inside and out) and to report when interior/exterior clean is required.
  • Responsible for maintaining and conducting oneself in a professional manner towards colleagues and other agencies.
  • Display a good attitude to our clients, school staff, visitors, public and colleagues.

Licencing Requirements

· Unrestricted D1/Full PSV Licence or PCC Private Hire Badge

Based in Peterborough, this is a part time, term time only, permanent opportunity. In addition to a competitive salary, we also offer an attractive benefits package including pension scheme, holidays and life assurance scheme.

As part of the Induction process all applicants will undergo a drug and alcohol test, in addition to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date – 30th April 2021

Interested? Please send your CV to hr@aragondirect.co.uk


LGV Technician (Sweepers and Plant)

Aragon Direct Services (a trading name of Peterborough Limited) are recruiting a LGV Technician to work as part of their team based in Peterborough

The main purpose of this role is to perform maintenance and repairs on a variety of vehicles, specialising in sweepers and plant.

Hours of work – Monday to Friday (40 hours)

What does the role involve?

  • Maintaining and repairing vehicles, including RCV, Cage Tippers, Sweepers and other waste industry specialist vehicles, plant and equipment.
  • Performing diagnoses to identify problems using the latest specialist equipment.
  • Ensuring vehicle downtime is kept to a minimum.
  • Maintaining the fleet as prescribed in the DVSA guide to roadworthiness standards.
  • Ensuring all documentation, Work Orders, and service sheets are completed and returned to the workshop office for approval.
  • Ensuring that all tooling and equipment complies with current legislation and certification.
  • Maintaining a tidy bench and work area.
  • Ensuring a high level of support for internal departments.

Requirements:

  • Experience repairing vehicles, specifically Sweepers and Plant.
  • Educated to City and Guilds/NVQ Levels as appropriate.
  • Valid LGV licence is desirable.

Based in Peterborough, this is a permanent opportunity. In addition to a competitive salary, we also offer an attractive benefits package including pension scheme, holidays and life assurance scheme.

As part of the Induction process all applicants will undergo a drug and alcohol test.

Interested? Please send your CV to hr@aragondirect.co.uk

Closing date – 30th April 2021