HGV 2 Driver

Location Loughborough, Leicestershire
Salary £ £10.30 - £11.00 per hour + Overtime available
Contract Contract
Industry Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

HGV Class 2 Driver

PDRS are pleased to offer full time opportunities with Leicestershire County Council to work out of the Loughborough Recycling and Household Waste Site, LE11

The role:

  • The post will involve driving a 32-ton Hook Loader (HGV 2), collecting containers and compactors of waste material from various Recycling and Household Waste Sites (RHWS) in Leicestershire
  • The waste will then have to be transported to different disposal sites
  • The position will be reporting to the Transport Supervisor who will be delivering haulage operations from the Loughborough Waste Transfer Station
  • You will be working alongside an established team of HGV drivers and the Waste Transfer Station Team
  • No RORO experience required, but consideration will go to drivers with experience.
  • There will also be 1 to 2 weeks mentoring

Shift pattern:

  • Working Hours: Full Time ,
  • Usually working 07:00 to 15:00
  • Site operates 7 days per week (5 days from 7 rota)
  • This role will include working weekends on a rota basis
  • Sunday – Thursday or Tuesday – Saturday shifts are required.


  • Currently offered as an on-going agency position, PAYE only, no LTD or Umbrella rate is offered.
  • May be offered perm for the right person.
  • Hourly rate = from £10.33 (Based on permanent salary of £19,947 per annum (rising to £21,165).
  • Overtime = paid at 1.5 x basic salary after 45 hours worked or on 6th shift.
  • Annualised hours, total working hours per week will be 40.5 hours and the pay will be based on this figure.
  • April 1st – September 30th will be summer hours (Haulage staff to work 45 hours per week)
  • October 1st – March 31st will be winter hours (Haulage staff to work 36-37 hours per week)

Required skills and experiences:

  • You will have a minimum 2 years current driving on your HGV 2 licence and 180 shifts driven
  • You will have no more than 6 points for minor offences
  • Experienced in driving Class 2 HGV roro skip vehicles in built up / local / urban / country areas
  • Experience in transporting waste and using a hook lift vehicle, with a mechanical hook, delivery and exchange of RORO skips would be an advantage.
  • Any appropriate PPE will be supplied if needed.
  • Knowledge of current HGV Driver Legislation
  • Health & Safety, particularly regarding vehicle movements on waste sites and loading containers
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to be flexible to respond to the needs of the service

About us:

We are driver recruitment & transport specialists with over 100 years combined experience. We make it our priority to recruit safe, professional, mature and responsible drivers. We are an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply:

Please apply immediately via the job site or email CV and covering letter.

Job Posted: January 8, 2020

Job Reference: BBBH287_1578497425

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