Gethin Woods, Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales

We are Hiring - Transport Supervisor

Posted on 2018-05-04 in General

Enjoy beautiful views, being outdoors and working with people and have a knack for creating positivity and motivating teams? This could be just the job for you!

Driver Team Supervisor

Description: The post holder will act in a supporting role to the Transport Manager. While acting as a full-time driver, the role will require the post holder to act as Supervisor for the driver team, ensuring that all procedures are followed on a daily basis.

Reporting To: BikePark Wales’ Transport Manager

Supervisory Responsibilities: Uplift Drivers

Experience & Qualifications: Full, Clean British Driving Licence qualified to D1 (no 101 restriction), CPC, driver card

Duties and Responsibilities - Specific

Driver Team Supervisor

  • While the role is predominantly about helping to monitor and manage the road side element of the department, there will be some requirement to be able to deputise for the Department Head, including:
  • Responsible for ensuring vehicle and trailer maintenance and repairs occur in the absence of the Uplift Manager.
  • Support in the preparation of the driver rota, organising holiday cover, and manage any group bookings.  
  • Ensure processes and procedures are followed including first and last run, bus loading, lunch breaks, use of chains, and communication to customers.
  • Maintain good relationships with the drivers, acting as a driver representative. Attend regular meetings with Department Head, presenting concerns, suggestions, and feedback from the team as a whole, and then feed back to team on the points discussed.

Uplift Driver

  • Transport pre-paid customers to the top of the Mountain Bike Trail network on rotation.
  • Ensure Minibus and trailer are in full working order at beginning of shift, including a visual walk around inspection and mechanical inspections such as oil, fuel and water levels etc
  • Assist customers putting bikes on to the specially adapted trailers, ensuring all possible care is taken to prevent damaging bikes, ensuring riders on the uplift service have the required pass.
  • Report any vehicular mechanical issues with BikePark Wales’ Transport Manager
  • Ensure that the minibuses and trailers are clean and tidy, and maintain an excellent Company image.
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function of the job

Duties and Responsibilities - General

  • To adhere to existing working practices, methods, procedures, undertake relevant training and development activities and to respond positively to new and alternative systems.
  • To co-operate with relevant health and safety legislation, policies and procedures in the performance of the duties of the post.
  • To carry out the duties and responsibilities of the post in compliance with the Company’s equal opportunities policies.
  • To maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate.
  • To understand and comply with the Company’s environmental policies
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the overall function, commensurate with the grading and level of responsibilities of the post

Desirable Attributes:

  • Previous experience of working as a Minibus driver
  • Familiar with using an digital tachograph
  • Be organised, honest and reliable
  • Having a friendly and engaging personality
  • Comfortable working with members of the public
  • Should have a confident manner
  • Must be helpful and polite

Pay Scale:

Competitive, depending on qualifications and experience

Note: The details contained in this Job Description summarise the main expectations of the role at the date it was prepared. It should be understood that the nature of individual roles will evolve and change as the service develops and grows. Consequently BikePark Wales will review and revise this Job Description as required in consultation with post holders.

The post holder will act in a supporting role to the Transport Manager. While acting as a full-time driver, the role will require the post holder to act as Supervisor for the driver team, ensuring that all procedures are followed on a daily basis.

To apply please email our transport manager [email protected]


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