Class 1 Driver

  • Job ref: 080/00863
  • Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Location: Maldon
  • Salary: £35,000 per year
  • Recruiting office: Chelmsford & Harlow
  • Date posted: 10 November 2021

Job details

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Maldon
  • Job Ref: 080/00863
  • Salary: 35000.00 per year

Newly Qualified drivers welcome! 

Are you a C+E Driver?

Are you happy to do a couple of nights out a week? 

If so your local Driver Hire wants to hear from you! 


Our client, a pallet network operator based on the outskirts of Maldon, is seeking a HGV Class 1 Driver to join their team on a temporary to permanent basis.

Ideally looking for a candidate with an immediate start, the position will involve working for the client through us here at Driver Hire for 12 weeks, for you to then transfer permanent to the business on the 13th week.

The job applied for involves a mix of day shunting to their hub in the Midlands, and multidrop deliveries of which can include 1/2 nights out per week.

My client has advised the average working week is around 53 hours.


The ideal candidate will offer the following: 

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ensure goods are delivered in a timely manner, with clear communication provided throughout
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of the driving and working time legislation


Working hours:

Monday – Friday.

Start time varies on working day, standard start time is 0700.


Perm Salary:

£32,760 , basic salary

+ £25 , over night pay (per night)

Total salary Circa: £35,000


Temp Salary (first 12 weeks):

£13.44 per hour – INC holiday pay , to be requested by the worker on a weekly basis *

£12.00 per hour – EXC holiday pay ,  should the worker wish to save their holiday for a ‘rainy day’

The above temporary rates are paid weekly via PAYE. * Should you wish to have your holiday paid into your weekly pay, this must be clearly written on your timesheet.

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