Hook Loader Driver (RORO) Richmond

  • £14.61 per hour, equivalent to £36,466 per year
  • Permanent, Full-time, 48 hours per week
  • Working Pattern: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • Location: Richmond (Tancred Transfer Station)

Pay: £14.61 per hour, £36,466.56 per year equivalent at 48 hours per week

Benefits: 5.6 weeks’ holiday, pension, benefits and discounts

Hours: 4 days out of 7 per week, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Contract: Permanent, full-time, approximately 48 hours per week

Location: Richmond (Tancred Transfer Station)

 

“Yorwaste is growing and are looking for professionals to help drive the 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.”

 

About You

As a Hook Loader driver, you will demonstrate a good understanding of the ‘roll-on, roll-off’ vehicle you are operating, as well as the container types to be handled and transported. You will demonstrate good organisational skills, being able to work flexibly to varying routes and schedules created by the changing needs of our clients and the business.

Working mostly independently, you will show good management of personal workload, taking responsibility for loading and unloading containers carefully and securely, and in accordance with our health and safety practice. Yorwaste is proud to have received five stars in the Occupational Health and Safety Audit conducted by the British Safety Council.

You will be a positive and enthusiastic person, able to adapt to operational obstacles that may arise in varying weather conditions. You are able to demonstrate great communication skills, coordinating regularly with our transport planners and wider team to help deliver an efficient and friendly service. You may be asked on occasion to help with other sites if required to support the wider team across North Yorkshire.

This is a permanent, full-time role, working 4 days’ out of 7 days – Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday per week.

 

 

Essential Qualifications
  • Category C Drivers Licence with no current or historical driving disqualifications
  • Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)

It is desirable that the successful candidate have previous experience with a Hook Loader vehicle, however not essential.

For further details of the role, please read the Class 2 Driver Job Description

 

About Yorwaste

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 the fleet.

Our vision at Yorwaste is to create a cleaner, greener future. We aim to be at the forefront of the industry, committed to reducing environmental impact of waste, whilst supporting our customers to make more sustainable choices. We treat safety as our priority at all times, seek new ways to make the most of what we have to achieve our goals and solve problems, as well as being knowledgeable, credible and taking pride in what we do. Read more about our mission, vision and values here.

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 opportunity’s employer, alongside our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we take pride in supporting the development of North Yorkshire and its people.

 

 

How to Apply

To apply please complete an online application form and upload a current CV.

If you have further questions about the position, please contact Bradley on bradley.naylor@northyorks.gov.uk or 01609 534365 for an informal discussion about the role.

 

Closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday 6th March 2024.

Interviews are planned to take place on Friday 15th March at Thirsk Transfer Station.

Interviews will take place in-person, and will consist of competency-based questions as well as a short driving assessment.

 

We reserve the right to remove this vacancy before the proposed deadline in the event of the position being filled, or a high number of applications are received.

Yorwaste is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, any disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, or belief.

We will not accept applications from agencies and can only consider applications from individuals with right to work within the UK.

Closing date: 6th March 2024

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    About Yorwaste

    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 the fleet.

    Our vision at Yorwaste is to create a cleaner, greener future. We aim to be at the forefront of the industry, committed to reducing environmental impact of waste, whilst supporting our customers to make more sustainable choices. We treat safety as our priority at all times, seek new ways to make the most of what we have to achieve our goals and solve problems, as well as being knowledgeable, credible and taking pride in what we do. Read more about our mission, vision and values here.

    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 opportunity’s employer, alongside our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we take pride in supporting the development of North Yorkshire and its people.

    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