Richmondshire District Council


Criteria will be assessed via the submitted application form (A, Interview (I) and Test (T) Driver Assessment (DA)

Criteria Essential Desirable


1. Holder of full current driving licence (A)

2. Basic numeracy and literacy skills (A,I,T)



3. Experience of manual work (A)

a. Previously carried out similar work within
the public sector (A)
b. Working outdoors (A)
c. Experience of dealing with members of the
public (A)



d. Knowledge of safe working practices in the
highway (A)

Personal aptitudes and skills

4. Ability to keep to required performance requirements (I)
5. Must be physically fit (A)
6. Have the ability to operate with the minimum of supervision
either independently or as a member of a team (I)
7. Enthusiasm and commitment (I)
8. Understanding of Customer Care (I)
9. Able to adhere to and follow set procedures (I)
10. Able to follow instructions when using equipment (I)
11. Ability to drive vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes (A) (DA)

e. An excellent sense of humour and the ability
to work under pressure (A)
f. Ability to work on own initiative (A)


12. Ability to undertake heavy physical workload (A)


Other requirements

13. Prepared to work flexibly outside normal working hours (I)
14. Comply with the Council’s Equalities and Diversity Policy (I)


Updated: April 2020

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