Thursday , April 11 2024

UK Ministry of Defence Jobs Near Me – Driver

Website UK Ministry of Defence

About the job

This post includes a variety of driving tasks within the UK. It is essential applicants hold the current Cat CE & D license, with at least 2 years’ professional driving experience.

  • You will be required to drive buses up to 55 passengers, trucks, tractor units with trailers and articulated lorries up to and including 45 tons.
  • Jobholder must be fully conversant with the loading/unloading of vehicles in terms of ensuring safe weight distribution and security of the load preventing danger to themselves or other road users.
  • Variable hours of work is expected with some weekend/evening/early mornings. Hours worked outside normal working week is paid as overtime.
  • This position will also require on-call duties.
  • You will be expected to fully understand and adhere to UK road traffic regulations and driving hours.
  • This role also necessitates reporting any defects and carries the responsibility for refueling and cleaning vehicles.
  • There is a requirement to maintain vehicle operator records and to complete appropriate paperwork in the event of an accident.
  • Medical & eye sight tests will be required prior to taking up the post.
  • Basic IT knowledge is desirable as some training is done online, there are occasional emails and wider communications are presented electronically.

A full position description is attached.

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