Class 1 Driver Required for Waste & Recycling Centre

  • Job ref: 056/00083
  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: £13.00 - £16.00 per hour
  • Recruiting office: Cambridge
  • Date posted: 5 November 2021

Job details

  • Full Time
  • Cambridge
  • Job Ref: 056/00083
  • Salary: 13.00 - £16.00 per hour
We are currently recruiting for a Class 1 Driver to work at a waste treatment plant in Cambridge.
The role itself will be working Monday – Friday and the hours are 6am – 4pm.
What will this role involve?
· Driving a Large Goods Vehicle collecting/delivering waste or recycled products.
· Operating a range of vehicles
· Carrying out vehicle checks, routine maintenance (e.g. oil and water checks)
· Cleaning of the vehicle at regular intervals both inside and out
· Daily checks to be carried out and defects reported to workshop
· Digital and analogue data to be downloaded at weekly intervals
· Ensure that vehicles are driven and operated in a safe and responsible manner at all times showing due consideration to the applicable legislation
· Ensure that the areas of work to which you are allocated, are carried out to the required standards Complete allocated work within set time scales and to ensure customer satisfaction at all times
· Completing any paperwork required including all Duty of Care information
· Completing the daily rounds/work allocated to you including tipping at our own disposal/recycling or third party sites
· Report to the line manager any customer problems, people or vehicle accidents or near miss incidents
· All activities must be carried out in accordance with the safe working methods and with the supplied appropriate safety clothing
· Present a professional image to our customers and other road users
About you.
· You must have a full current category C+E valid driving licence with CPC and digital tachograph card.
· Able to demonstrate a committed, flexible and enthusiastic approach to varying duties
· Ability to follow and adhere to instructions and relevant safety policies and procedures
· Able to work as part of a team and demonstrate positive team working skills
· Experience of maintaining levels of service and working outdoors in all weather conditions
· Experience of working under prolonged periods of sustained physical effort
This is initially a temporary role however it is very likely to result in a permanent job offer for the right applicant with the right work ethic and can-do attitude.
If you would like to be considered for this role or would like further information please email your cv or questions to or call 01223 425009
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Welcome to Driver Hire Cambridge, we are part of a nationwide network of over 100 offices providing recruitment and training services to the transport and logistics industry. We are proud of the service we deliver to our clients, by adopting a consultative approach we are able to provide a bespoke package and ensure the right drivers are assigned to the jobs in hand. Our uniformed drivers are the face of your business and understand the importance of meeting your clients leaving them completely satisfied with your deliveries. The Directors Mike & John along with Spencer the Sales & Recruitment Consultant have a combined wealth of knowledge of the logistics industry with first hand experience of operating all types of vehicles. This helps us to help you by not only attracting the best staff but keeping companies moving with our empathetic approach.

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