Class 2 Driver

  • Thirsk, York and Catterick
  • 4 days on, 3 days off, 48 hours per week
  • £13.52 per hour, 5.6 weeks holiday

Role: Class 2 Driver

Location: Thirsk, York and Catterick

Hours: 4 days on, 3 days off. 48 hours per week

Pay: £13.52 per hour

Benefits: 5.6 weeks holiday per year, increasing to 6.6 weeks after 5 years

 

About You

Yorwaste is growing, and we are looking for professional drivers to help drive our business forward. If you are looking for a competitive hourly rate, better work-life balance, and a change in road, then you might be looking at your new career at Yorwaste.

As a professional driver at Yorwaste, you can expect to control a number of vehicles, from hooklift and skip, to our refuse collection vehicles. We require you to complete your responsibilities safely and in accordance with regulation and legislation. We would want you to look after our vehicles as if they were your own; preventing them from unnecessary damage and avoiding future problems developing.

You will be able to demonstrate great communication skills, speaking regularly with our transport planners and customers to help deliver an efficient yet friendly service. You will demonstrate good organisational skills, good management of personal workload and evidence of keeping to schedules and routes.

 

About Us

Yorwaste is North Yorkshire’s leading waste management company, passionate about supporting community and local environment, while delivering a warm and professional customer experience. We believe in investing in our team and the tools you need to succeed. Last year we invested over £300,000 in new environmentally friendly, state-of-the-art 26-tonne refuse collection vehicles to add to our fleet.

Joining us at Yorwaste is more than just a job. We strive to provide our team with a long-term stable career, training and development, and a positive engaging working environment. As an equal opportunities employer, alongside our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we take pride in supporting the development of North Yorkshire and its people.

 

What we can offer

In return, we are offering an hourly rate of £13.52 per hour, equivalent to a basic annual salary of £33,745.92, working 48 hours per week. We offer extra allowance for working Sundays and Bank Holidays, and there may be opportunity for additional hours. We can offer 5.6 weeks holiday, including bank holidays, increasing to 6.6 weeks after 5 years employment.

This is a permanent role working full-time, 4 days on and 3 days off. Depending on the vacancy location, the shift patterns will change to include a schedule over 7 days, so may include weekend working.

At Yorwaste you will have access to a company pension as well as benefits and discounts such as a cycle to work scheme and technical equipment scheme. Through our Employee Assistance programme we offer great access to health and wellbeing resources as well as acknowledging and rewarding great health and safety procedure, innovative ideas and recognition for long service with us.

 

Essential Qualifications

  • Category 2 Drivers Licence (Category C)
  • Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)

 

Apply Now

For a further discussion about this role, and means by which to apply, please call Tom Richards on 07841203694 or email tom.richards@yorwaste.co.uk.

Due to the various positions available, we will be considering applications as they are submitted, and interviews will be taking place throughout the recruitment process.

We will close applications for these vacancies on the 14th August 2022, however may close this earlier should the positions be filled before this date.

Closing date: 26th July 2022

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We are offering an hourly rate of £13.52 per hour, equivalent to a basic annual salary of £33,745.92, working 48 hours per week. We offer extra allowance for working Sundays and Bank Holidays, and there may be opportunity for additional hours. We can offer 5.6 weeks holiday, including bank holidays, increasing to 6.6 weeks after 5 years employment.

This is a permanent role working full-time, 4 days on and 3 days off. Depending on the vacancy location, the shift patterns will change to include a schedule over 7 days, so may include weekend working.

At Yorwaste you will have access to a company pension as well as benefits and discounts such as a cycle to work scheme and technical equipment scheme. Through our Employee Assistance programme we offer great access to health and wellbeing resources as well as acknowledging and rewarding great health and safety procedure, innovative ideas and recognition for long service with us.

We continue to invest to deliver a range of waste reuse, recycling, and disposal options to meet the requirements of our customers.

Sandy Boyle, Managing Director
Yorwaste waste management drivers in lorry