Logistics Service Operative

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire |
Salary: £19,749.51 |
Posted: 12 Oct 2021 |
Closes: 7 Dec 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 10450

Role Responsibility:

This role and contract sit within our Facilities Management sector of G4S where we aim to improve the lives of people across the UK and Ireland by creating productive, safe and smooth working environments.

We have opportunities for Logistics Service Operatives to join our team based in Cheltenham.

You will be responsible for undertaking a range of Logistics activities relating to the collection, carriage and delivery of a range of items, ensuring that high standards are maintained throughout. 

As a Logistics Service Operative, you will become skilled in a range of Logistics functions.

This is a full time position working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, this will be arranged on a shift rota basis covering the hours of 6:00 am to 4.30 pm.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Meet operational requirements, demonstrating a high level of flexibility, initiative and multi functionality.
  • Carry out manual handling tasks.
  • Drive vehicles and operate mechanical handling equipment on and off site.
  • Account for logistics tasks in order to maintain an audit trail.
  • Comply with health and safety and emergency procedures and abide by all appropriate Risk Assessments.
  • Wear and maintain all items of Personal Protective Equipment
  • Carry out vehicle and machinery inspections before use and complete the associated paperwork.
  • Report all unsafe conditions, damage and near misses to the Appropriate Person.
  • Become familiar with and comply with, all site rules, regulations, safe practices and procedures affecting health and safety. 

The Ideal Candidate:


To be successful for this role, you will have excellent communication skills and be a team player.

Ideally, you will hold a full Driving Licence.

A Fork Lift Truck Licence would also be advantageous. 


Benefits include:

  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions
  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme
  • Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users
  • Subsidised healthcare plan
  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving
  • Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics )
  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers
  • Progression, training and development opportunities. 


Please be aware that due to the nature of the business vetting is an intrusive and prolonged process.


It is G4S’ current policy (subject to the Equality Act 2010), in the light of the specific work being undertaken, that all [employees] must be fully vaccinated or have had the relevant [“full”]Covid-19 vaccinations [(including any “waiting period”)]  by their commencement date. 



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