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Class 2 Drivers


Reference Number: 8073

  • Job LocationLocation: Halifax
  • Job SalarySalary/Rate: 10.71 / Hour
  • Job Contract TypeContract Type: Temp To Perm
  • Employment TypeHours Type: Full Time
  • Job Shift TypeShift Type: Monday To Friday
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Job Description

Our client is looking to recruit Class 2 Drivers in the Halifax area, West Yorkshire, and are keen to speak to individuals with the right skills as soon as possible.

We are currently looking for a temp to perm drivers to drive self-tipping refuse wagon on an immediate start.

Our client is a UK leading integrated waste management company providing collection, recycling, treatment, disposal and technologically driven energy generation services across four operating divisions. Industrial and commercial waste collection service provider, covering a vast range of UK business sectors, including manufacturing, retail and hospitality.

This national company, employs over 5000 employees across all UK sites, handling 10 million tonnes of waste, forward-thinking in their approach, they're offering temporary to permanent position(s) to join an existing team of hardworking drivers to provide a first-class service within their operations.

You will be enthusiastic, energetic, motivated and physically fit with excellent time keeping skills who enjoys working as part of a team and being outdoors driving.

Diverse Employment are working on behalf of the advertised position so should you wish to apply, we would be pleased to hear from you.

Job Summary

Hours of Work

  • Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week – 0730 to 1630


The following are a list of responsibilities for this role:

  • Working in a team of 2-3
  • Driving of self-tipping class 2 refuse wagon(s) stopping often to keep in time with the loaders
  • Driver checks
  • Covering a large geographical area, villages and surrounding areas
  • Driving in and amongst tight roads, manoeuvring around tight bends etc
  • Being aware of other vehicles and people in the road, steer the lorry safely
  • Drive the lorry and loaders to the transfer station, landfill and/or recycling depot for weighing and unloading of waste
  • Always have a good understanding of Health and Safety


  • A driver CPC and Digi Card


  • Previous Class 2 Driving experience
  • Previous experience within refuse collecting / driving advantageous - although not essential

Desired Skills / Qualities

  • Have effective communication skills
  • Be a team player
  • Excellent attention to details
  • Work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Proactive approach to work
  • Ability to be able to communicate with people at all levels

Job Benefits / Perks

  • Statutory Holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Full training provided (1 to 2 days full induction)

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