Tanker Driver

  • Job Reference: 6875
  • Date Posted: 3 January 2020
  • Employer: Scottish Water
  • Location: Grampian Area
  • Salary: £17,772 to £26,317
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Tanker Driver
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 Waste Services Team within Scottish Water provides an essential waste transportation service from both Water and Wastewater treatment sites.  We have an exciting opportunity for a Tankers Driver to join our Waste Services Team based in the Grampian area.
Working at Scottish Water
We take employee engagement very seriously and have an inclusive and collaborative work environment where we respect people’s differences. We are committed to creating an engaging environment and a positive experience for our employees and we have an inclusive and collaborative work environment. We were recently recognised by The Times as a Top 50 Employer for Women 2019, in 2017 we won the Diversity in the Public Sector Award 2017 (Herald and GenAnalytics) and the HR Network Award for Talent Management 2017. We also have Carers Positive Exemplary Status. We aim for work to be an energising and fulfilling experience and everyone plays their part to ensure that Scottish Water is trusted to serve our customers and communities.
We are passionate about creating opportunities for young people and are proud to have achieved the Gold standard in the Investors in Young People accreditation, demonstrating our commitment to creating rewarding opportunities for young people. 
You will have access to a host of benefits which include 37 days holiday a year, a defined benefit pension scheme, a discounted medical cash plan and cycle to work, plus a variety of agile working arrangements and family-friendly policies designed to support your wellbeing.
About the Role
Scottish Water provides an essential waste transportation service from both Water and Wastewater treatment sites whilst also carrying 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.
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 whilst making sure you comply with domestic driving laws by the use of a digital tachograph.
In this role you will work 37 hours driving (Mon-Fri) an articulated or rigid tanker as required. This role is being advertised on a permanent basis and we will consider a range of working hours. Full training and personal protection equipment will be provided to enable you to carry out the role safely.