Driver – Class 2

  • Location: Driver Hubs at Harewood Whin, Thirsk or Tancred
  • Hours: 48 hours per week; 4 days on, 3 days off
  • Salary: £10.90 hourly rate.

We are looking for Class 2 Drivers to join our Transport / Service Delivery Team, 48 hours per week working 4 days on, 3 days off

Applicants for Driver opportunities must hold a Class 2 (Cat C) driving license, Digi-card, and have passed their driver CPC to be eligible for opportunities within the Transport team.

Our Driver roles involve the collection of trade waste from multiple sites throughout North and West Yorkshire, operating a range of recycling vehicles including: Hooklifts, Skip / Chain Lifts, Bin Wagons and Rigid vehicles. Waste is then delivered to its final destination in a timely and legal manner, with a commitment to exacting health and safety standards and excellent customer service underpinning all our vehicle operations.

As Yorwaste operates its services 7 days a week, you will be expected to cover weekends and Bank Holidays as required by the business. There will also be a reasonable number of additional hours available for employees.

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.

Closing date: 31st March 2021

Yorwaste is North Yorkshire’s largest waste management provider, with over 30 sites across the county. We are a local provider who is passionate about supporting local businesses and providing career opportunities to our communities.

Transport – Planners, Drivers & Loaders, Fleet Management

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