HGV Driver

Job Reference
Salary Description
Contract Type
Temp to Perm
Whitney ,

Class 2 refuse drivers required for a busy collection and recycling centre in Whitney. No experience required as full training is provided. 

A refuse collection centre driver is responsible for operating a vehicle to collect and transport solid waste and recyclable materials from residential and commercial locations to a designated landfill or recycling facility. They must follow established routes and schedules to ensure timely pickup of waste and maintain cleanliness and safety standards while operating the vehicle.

In addition to driving duties, refuse collection centre drivers may also be responsible for inspecting and maintaining their vehicles, reporting any maintenance issues or safety hazards, and following specific waste disposal regulations and guidelines. They play a crucial role in helping to keep communities clean and environmentally sustainable by safely disposing of waste materials.

This is a temporary to permanent position after a successful trial period.


Salary and shift times:

  • £17.40 
  • Monday to Friday
  • 06:00 - 1500 shifts
  • Saturday shifts paid at time and a half!

Day to Day duties will include the following:

  • Driving a Class 2 Refuse vehicle
  • Driving a specific geographical route to collect and process waste
  • Assisting Refuse Collectors as required to load refuse into lorry
  • Dropping waste load back at recycling centre

As a person you will need the following qualities and experience:

  • LGV C Licence 
  • Possess a Driver CPC and Digital Tachograph Card
  • Positive attitude
  • Able to work on own initiative

Driving Workforce are responsible for putting drivers into temporary and permanent vacancies across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area and are likely to have an office right near you. Our team are highly experienced in filling the following roles: HGV 1 Driving, HGV 2 Driving, 7.5 Tonne Driving, Van Driving, Moffett Driving and HIAB Driving. We are always on the lookout for the very best driving talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional team who will be more than happy to help.

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