Driver

Job Req ID:  289792
Posting Start Date:  10 Feb 2024
Location: 

Carterton, Oxfordshire, GB, OX18 3LX

Contract Type:  Full Time
Job Advertisement: 

Driver
RAF Brize Norton, Carterton, 0X18 3LX

Full Time, Permanent (42 hours per week)
Competitive salary plus benefits 

 

Have you thought about a rewarding career working in the Transport sector? Do you want to be part of our team at RAF Brize Norton and join the largest station of the Royal Air Force?

 

Here at Serco, we are recruiting for a Driver to join our team based at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire. Please note, this role will not be avaliable to start until April 2024.

 

Brize Norton is the largest RAF station with approximately 5,800 Service Personnel, 300 civilian staff and 1,200 contractors. This role will undertake all driver duties to meet legislation and Serco’s contractual obligations. As our Driver, you will be the face of the Brize Norton Serco Transport team, representing the business in a positive way and interacting with customers and colleagues.

 

Please ensure you have a CAT D license before applying.

 

Main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Ensure that EU/GB driver and duty hours are fully complied with and where applicable, tachograph or GB Driver logbooks are fully completed.
  • Ensure that driver tachograph/DCPC cards are carried and used correctly, where applicable.
  • Carrying out vehicle daily pre use walkaround checks, reporting all defects to MT Ops control.
  • Carrying out vehicle weekly pre use inspections, as required, reporting all defects to MT Ops control.
  • Dangerous Goods are fully complied with.
  • Ensure the safety of passengers or the load through safe driving practices, including but not limited to:
  • Wearing a seat belt and reminding passengers to wear seat belts.
  • Correctly securing, protecting and monitoring the load during carriage.
  • Driving within speed limits and in accordance with traffic regulations.
  • Driving defensively and courteously.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the interior and the exterior of the assigned vehicle.
  • Ensure the prompt reporting to a supervisor of any damage to the assigned vehicle and the prompt reporting of any accidents or incidents in accordance with company policies.

 

What you’ll need to do the role:

  • Full UK Driving Licence - Cat D (Cat C desirable)
  • DCPC Licence for respective licences held.
  • Proof of a colour perception test (from an opticians) to enable the issue of an Airfield Driving Permit.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to achieve SC Clearance prior to appointment, Serco will arrange this on your behalf.

 

What we offer:

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Annual Leave Purchase Scheme.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Simply Health Plans, Wisdom app, Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, free flu vaccines and more.
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure, and Hospitality discounts.
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you’ll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.
  • Company discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work.
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities.

 

To discover more about our careers in Defence, meet our team, and to find out more about what we offer, please follow this Link. We’re also a signatory of the UK Governments Women in Defence Charter, to find out more please click here.

 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens, we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. As a proud Disability Confident Leader and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 

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