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Class 2 Drivers

Reference Number: 10864

  • Job LocationLocation: York
  • Job SalarySalary/Rate: 10.55 - 15.22 / 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 York region, North 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 various types of waste collection vehicles.

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.

Salary: £10.55 per hour, Saturday £12.91, Sunday £15.22 / late shift supplement £2.11 per hour

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, Days – 0400 to 1330 / late shift 1330 to 2300 – 45 hours per week


The following are a list of responsibilities for this role:

  • Ensure the vehicle is roadworthy and load is safe for the public highway.
  • Comply with all highways regulations e.g. speed limits and weight and height limits
  • Ensure compliance with Road Transport Directive especially in relation to hours worked
  • Maintain accurate records relating to work undertaken, vehicle information and checks
  • Reporting Vehicle movements (via tachograph).
  • Carry out daily vehicle checks as per laid down procedures
  • Collection of package goods, hazardous waste from around the country
  • Driving and loading of various types of waste collection vehicles including trade waste


  • 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
  • Excellent attention to details
  • Work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Proactive approach to work
  • Physically fit due to the nature of this role
  • Communicate well with people at all levels

Job Benefits / Perks

  • Statutory Holidays
  • Free parking
  • Pension Scheme
  • Full training included

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