Van Driver for Waste Collection

  • Job ref: 075/01215
  • Type: Contract, Full Time, Permanent
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £10.00 - £13.33 per hour
  • Recruiting office: Edinburgh City
  • Date posted: 20 June 2022

Job details

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Edinburgh
  • Job Ref: 075/01215
  • Salary: 10.00 - £13.33 per hour

Driver Hire Edinburgh City are currently recruiting for Cat B Van Drivers for a waste collection contract based in the Edinburgh area. This role would be on a temp-to-perm basis, in which you would be working alongside us with our client for 12-weeks, before being taken on permanently.

  • 0630 starts Monday to Friday; an average of 50-55 hours per week.
  • This role involves the collection of waste from different commercial properties. Also involves manual handling including the loading and unloading the vehicle, daily vehicle checks.
  • Candidates will also be helping out as a porter for HGV drivers from time to time when van driving work is quiet
  • Candidates with over 6 months commercial van driving experience and previous experience of manual handling are highly desirable. Good customer service skills and a knowledge of the Edinburgh area would be advantageous.
  • Rate of pay is £10.00 p/h, with overtime after 8 hours paid at £13.33 p/h.


Prior to application, we ask that candidates have:

  • Valid licence with no more than 6 points (DD, DR, or IN endorsements are not accepted due to insurance stipulations)
  • Safety boots and hi-vis


To apply, please contact Clifford on 0131 624 7711 or send your CV to

The application process involves arranging an appointment to come in to your local office to fill out some registration paperwork and complete any relevant checks.


Other opportunities:

We have a wide variety of opportunities available including warehouse and driver’s mate work, and driving roles including Van, HGV, 7.5T. Please contact us for more information!



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