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HGV Class 1 Driver

  • Location

    Watford

  • Sector:

    Transport & Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    35,500 average earnings per annum

  • Contact:

    Gareth Osborn

  • Contact email:

    emily.doody@swanstaff.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01322479999

  • Job ref:

    DARC1/WAT

  • Consultant:

    Gareth Osborn

HGV Class 1 Drivers! As temperatures continue to drop, allow me to heat up your job prospects with a hot new role that I have available!

If you are looking to branch away from dead-end roles or are looking to complete additional training on walking floors and waste-equipment then I need to hear from you today! I am currently supporting a market-leading environmental services and waste company is expanding their team of personable and dedicated HGV Drivers!

As my perfect candidate, you will have experience in HGV Class 1 Driving, preferably in the waste, refuge or recycling sector. No walking floors experience? No problem! My client will offer full in-house training to ensure that you have all of the resources to become a competent driver.

In reward for your hard work, you will earn a fantastic basic salary and be eligible for the quarterly bonus scheme. You will earn enhanced overtime and £25 per night out that you complete. The role is Monday - Friday with an average of 48 hours per week, early starts! Nights-out work is very occasional.

Job Title: HGV Class 1 Driver (waste, recycling, refuge)
Location: Watford
Salary: £35,500 average earning per annum

The Role of a Class 1 Driver

  • Complete daily vehicle checks and defect sheets and ensure the vehicle is roadworthy
  • To ensure that loads are safe and legally compliant
  • Check and correctly use any paperwork in relation to the loads carried
  • Ensure that all legislation regarding Tachograph regulations and the working time directive are met
  • Communicate any customer issues or complaints promptly to the line manager

Requirements of a Class 1 Driver:

  • Experienced in HGV Class 1 Driving
  • Experience of working in the waste, refuge or recycling sector is essential
  • Walking floors experience is desirable
  • Flexibility to complete weekend work and occasional nights out
  • Full CPC and Digitacho Card is essential


If you are looking for the next step in your career and want to head towards Christmas with a brand new role, then get in touch with Emily in our Head Office. These roles will be filled quickly so get in touch today if you don't want to miss out!

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