Driver 1

  • Location: Harewood Whin
  • Hours: 45 hpw
  • Salary: £23,283

We are looking for a Driver to join our Transport / Service Delivery team.

Applicants must hold a valid UK driving license.

How to Apply:

 For more information or an informal discussion about this role, please contact Tom Richards, Service Delivery Manager (07841203694).

 To apply for this position, please complete the application form on the Yorwaste careers page.

Please note that in line with UK Immigration Law, you will be asked to provide proof of your right to work in the UK prior to any job offer being made



The successful post-holder(s) will work together providing a service collecting bulky waste and loose cardboard on behalf of City of York Council, delivering and collecting wheelie bins from Yorwaste’s commercial customers, and undertaking a loose bag round in Hawes. Alongside this, the post-holder(s) will be required to undertake any other duties expected of the role which will support Yorwaste’s Transport and Service Delivery teams in ensuring we provide the best possible service to our shareholders and customers.


To drive the vehicle safely and in accordance with the law.

To look after vehicles and ensure they are not subjected to unnecessary damage

To carry out thorough daily walk around check, reporting any defects to relevant person.

To keep the wagon in a clean and tidy condition.

Ensure accidents are kept to a minimum

Report any accidents immediately to Service delivery manager.

To communicate with planner regularly, enabling us to provide an excellent customer service.

To action paperwork efficiently and effectively, raising any concerns with planner

To obtain signatures from customers for services provided.

To be aware of service schedule and help ensure vehicle is presented to relevant service provider.

To undertake any reasonable tasks as detailed by the Service Delivery Team


Internal: Service Delivery Team.  Fleet and Compliance.  The wider Yorwaste team

External:  Yorwaste Customers. Service providers to Yorwaste


Essential Full UK driving licence

Closing date: 13th January 2022

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As North Yorkshire’s largest waste management provider, we operate a fleet of vehicles travelling across God’s Own County, working between our network of transfer stations, our Household Waste Recycling Centres and our customer’s sites.

The Transport Office manages the day-to-day organisation of our fleet through the allocation and basic routing, planning and scheduling of vehicles, ensuring the best service to our customers while maintaining employee engagement and health, safety and environmental standards.

If you are a team player who is at home behind the wheel or working within a transport setting, and want to play a key role in the safe movement and management of the County’s waste, then check out our vacancies here.

In return we can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Training and Development
  • Full PPE Provided
  • Award-Winning Health & Safety Culture
  • Clean and safe working and rest facilities
  • A supportive working environment, including Employee Representatives, Mental Health Advocates and an Employee Assistance Programme.

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