Waste & Recycling HGV2 Drivers

By 14th February 2018 No Comments


Our client, a joint venture partnership of Torbay Council and Kier , are currently seeking experienced HGV2 Drivers to join the Waste & Recycling division to operate from the Paignton depot.

Average of 40 hours per week + overtime enhancements for hours worked over 40 hours per week

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive commercial vehicles safely
  • Ensure daily checks are undertaken on the vehicles
  • Ensure that all recyclable materials are collected from individual households on the rounds
  • Sorting, separating and bulking recyclable materials
  • Ensure that safe lifting and working practices are observed and appropriate personal protective clothing is worn at all times
  • Ensure all of the company Health and Safety requirements are adhered to
  • Compete daily paperwork as appropriate
  • Provide basic information on the operation of the scheme to members of the public as required, including providing the appropriate pre-printed information leaflets
  • Remain in contact with the Supervisor/Office Staff and be responsive to operational needs

Key Skills and Qualifications:**

  • Holder of a Full UK Drivers Licence for at least 2 years
  • Holder of a LGV Cat C (HGV2) licence
  • Experience of undertaking regular vehicle checks including oil, water and battery levels
  • Ability to navigate using maps and books provided (desired)
  • Reliable, conscientious, flexible and punctual

There may be permanent contracts available for high performing individuals.

To apply for this job email your details to gareth@gaprecruitment.co.uk