Class 2 / Cat C driver Martock, Somerset. – Immediate start

Job details

  • Full Time
  • Temporary
  • Martock, Somerset
  • Job Ref: 125/00144
  • Salary: 10.50 - £13.00 per hour

Driver Hire Taunton & Bridgwater are seeking to recruit an experienced Class 2 driver to support out new contract based from Martock, Somerset. Our client operates a large nursery in Martock growing £3 million of garden plants that are sold through their Devon based horticultural garden centre businesses.  We seek an experienced HGV 2 driver to deliver their garden plants and dry goods between their nurseries and garden centres. The position is offered on a temporary basis with the potential to become a Full time role within the company for the right candidate.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Deliver their garden plants and dry goods between our nurseries and garden centres in Plymouth, Newton Abbot and Exeter from Martock
  • Driving their company lorries between Yeovil, Exeter, Newton Abbot and Plymouth making deliveries and collections as required each week in line with transport legislation
  • Carrying out all paperwork accurately for each delivery & garden centre
  • To do daily vehicle checks and report any defects to the duty manager
  • Carry out all duties in line with expected procedures and policies (Full training provided)

As an Experienced Class 2 / Cat C driver, you will have:

  • A valid UK Cat C licence
  • An up to date driver CPC qualification and digital tacho
  • Ideally a clean licence although minor offences up to 3 points will be accepted
  • Able to work some weekends and Bank Holidays during peak seasons
  • Car owner – Their nursery is located on the outskirts of Yeovil and there is limited public transport
  • Interest in working on a horticultural nursery

Hours of Work & Pay

  •  Monday to Friday at peak trading times Saturday and Sundays / bank holidays must worked by rota.
  •  35 hours to 45 hours per week – early starts would be required most days – starting from 6am to 8am
  • Holiday is pro rata based on hours worked – approx. 28 days
  • The role will be supported with full training by one of their HGV drivers
  • Hourly pay rate £10.50 per hour (PAYE)
  • Pension offered after qualifying period

 

How to Apply for this role

1. Please send your CV to taunton@driverhire.co.uk as soon as possible or call 01823 332100 to arrange an appointment to register

 

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