Yard Supervisor Banksman - Nights

With over 100 years of experience, the Skills Group is proud to be a family-run business in the heart of Nottinghamshire, providing a range of award-winning coach holidays, specialised private hire and group travel.

Employer Skills Group
Vacancy type Job: Full - Time
Weekly working hours 40 hour week on a 4 on 4 off working pattern
Salary From £10.50 per hour
Location Nottingham City

Belgrave Rd, Bulwell, Nottingham
Closing Date 30 April, 2022 at 17:00
Other details This vacancy is open to applicants who are currently not working. Well For Work is a fully funded ESF project run by Futures and its partners with the aim of supporting unemployed people into sustainable employment.
  • About the employer
  • Description
  • Skills Group

    Founded by Arthur, Skills Motor Coaches originated in Nottingham in 1919 and is now run by brothers Nigel Skill (Group Chairman) and Simon Skill (Financial Director), alongside Pete Hallam (Operations Director). The Skills Group provides an award-winning choice of great value holidays, breaks, events and day excursions throughout Great Britain and Europe

  • About the Role

    We are looking for a full-time banksman to ensure that all vehicles are moved safely within the yard area adhering to all health & safety policies. Your responsibilities will include:

    · Clearly directing vehicles around the yard and workshop areas.

    · Fuelling all vehicles to ensure ready for departures

    · Ensuring coaches are externally washed.

    · Minimise the amounts of reversing where possible and be aware of the dangers caused when reversing.

    · Use practical techniques and agreed systems of signalling and hand signals to assist drivers and operatives in all manoeuvres

    · Be visible to drivers at all times whilst directing vehicles.

    · Stand in a safe place, from which to guide all vehicles without being in the way

    · Keep traffic areas free of pedestrians

    · Be fully compliant with the PPE requirement of the site

    · Communicate clearly and effectively with drivers and contractor that visit the site

    · Report any near miss incidents involving vehicle movement in the yard to the shift supervisors and or Management.

    · Comply with all Health & Safety, HR and environmental policies and procedures

    · The above list is not exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected with in the scope of the post.


    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

    · Strong problem-solving capabilities with short and long-term planning with excellent attention to detail

    · Quality focus with drive to work in a team and individually at all levels with clear communication

    · Desire to work in an exciting driven team to lead improvement with rapid change, adhering to all Health and Safety regulations

    · Current FULL Driving Licence held

    · High organisational skills are required with the ability to prioritise workloads which continually change


    · A PCV Licence


     · Company Pension Scheme, 20 days holiday including bank holidays, Holiday discounts for friends and family