HGV Driver

Post My Job Ltd
20 Jun 2019
04 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The company is a second-generation family business headquartered in Midlothian. Servicing the whole of Scotland and Newcastle from 8 sites, the company's vision is to eliminate waste by transforming it into a valuable product.

On our mission to eliminate waste we provide waste collection services to the Leisure, Retail and construction industries. Collecting waste with our fleet of Trade Refuse, Skip, Tipper, Grab and Walking Floor articulated vehicles, transporting materials to our Material recycling facilities where we produce a valuable product such as cardboard, Paper, Washed sands, Biomass for energy and animal bedding.

The business is now primed for the next phase of growth following strong trading performances and we are recruiting to increase out team to deliver this vision.

The Group has strong family values and cultures which are an imperative of the recruitment process. Do you want to work for a business who puts safety and compliance at the forefront of everything? Would you like to be part of a team who never settle and are always aiming higher, who value each other's contributions and always strive to deliver that local service whilst being part of a national business? If the answer is yes, then we might have the position for you???

We currently have vacancies across both our Land Services and Waste divisions, with HGV Class 2 Driver position in our Tippers, Skips, Hooks, Bin Lorries, Sweeper and Grab driver pools.

These are all full-time positions, averaging approx. 55 hours per week, working Monday to Friday, with potential overtime every second Saturday. Although previous experience in HGV Class 2 work is preferred, full training will be provided should you pass a driving assessment.

The ideal HGV Class 2 Driver will have;
- Held their Class 2 Licence for at least two years
- Valid CPC entitlement
- Digital Tachograph card
- Good knowledge of road networks in Edinburgh and the Lothians
- Less than 6 points or less on their licence (No DR, DD, CD or IN codes)
- An excellent command of the English language
- Good Customer Service Skills

In return, The Group offers;
- A competitive rate of pay
- HGV Class 2 Tipper Driver bonus scheme payable weekly
- 40 hour basic week
- Time & half paid after 8 hours Mon-Fri, & all day Saturday, double time on Sundays
- Group Pension Scheme
- Average Weekly Pay for Holidays
- 1 CPC module paid per driver per year
- Death in Service Benefit

The company is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status.

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