HGV Class 1 / C+E / 7.5 tonne / Van Drivers

11 Feb 2019
25 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

LOCATION: Bedford, Bedfordshire

JOB TITLE: Drivers - HGV Class 1 / C+E / 7.5 tonne / Van Drivers

SALARY & BENEFITS: from ??8.80 to 11.25per hour dependent on licence plus Overtime - Overtime is paid at time and a half after 40 hours per week and for night shifts there is a 15 percent shift allowance of base Rate


THE COMPANY & ROLE: Are you a experienced and reliable Class 1, HGV, 7.5 tonne or Van Driver looking for a excellent rates of pay?

Pour client as an ambassador for Whistl in the Bedfordshire and surrounding areas and are currently looking for new HGV Class 1 / C+E / 7.5 tonne and Van Drivers to join their team on a temporary to permanent basis. As a Driver you will be responsible in carrying out the timely and efficient collection of customers' mail, packets and parcels from their site(s) and/or delivery to Whistl Depots, Royal Mail IMC or to the site of an alternative carrier. At all times ensuring compliance to legal, regulatory and company requirements relating to commercial driving, road haulage, health, safety and security.

In addition to delivery and collection duties and driving vehicles safely and to codes of practice, you will be required to accurately complete relevant paperwork, ensure that tachograph charts are completed and returned in accordance with legislation, Maintain vehicles, consumables and assets used in your day to day work in a clean and tidy, and will need to act in a professional and courteous manner providing an excellent level of customer service when dealing with both internal and external customers. This would suit any Drivers living in the Bedford, Milton Keynes, Luton and surrounding areas.

**This is not an exhaustive list of duties

THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate for the Drivers - HGV Class 1 / C+E / 7.5 tonne / Van Drivers vacancies will need to be an experienced Driver on UK roads and will will need to have a licence entitling you to drive a Van, 7.5 tonne vehicle or a HGV Class 1 / C+E vehicle and will need to have a CPC card and good written skills as will need to update paperwork and tachograph charts. You will be interacting with customers so will need to be a good communicator and know the Bedford, Milton Keynes and surrounding areas well. In addition, candidates will need to be able to quickly understand instructions, liaise effectively with colleagues and customers, manage own work in order to meet deadlines whilst maintaining performance standard and adopt a positive and proactive 'can do' attitude and approach to work with clear customer focus.

Key Experience / Characteristics preferred for the Drivers - HGV Class 1 / C+E / 7.5 tonne / Van Drivers role :-

- Must have a have a licence entitling you to drive a Van, 7.5 tonne vehicle or a HGV Class 1 / C+E vehicle
- Experienced Driver with goof knowledge of UK road networks
- Good communication skills essential both written and verbal
- Positive proactive approach to work with clear customer focus
- Must be able to commute to Bedford, Bedfordshire
- A team player with a positive "can-do" attitude, hard-working and willing to learn

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps

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