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Apprentice LGV Driver

Contract type
Apprentice
Working Pattern
Full time
Location
Bodmin
Dates that interviews will take place
Interviews to be arranged locally
Salary
£9.18 per hour
Summary of vacancy

Do you want to join a forward-thinking company recognised as one of the top places in the UK to work?

We are recruiting for an Apprentice HGV Driver to join us at our Bodmin facility.

You will need to be 21 years of age for insurance purposes. Upon completion of an LGV licence, the role will involve the driving and operation of vehicles collecting commercial waste and recycling from our customers.

About the role

The role

  • This position is a full time permanent role.
  • The working hours are Monday to Friday, starting times can range from 04:00 to 06:00, finish times can vary depending on the needs of the business’s day to day needs.
  • Saturday working is required, this is done on a rota basis.

What will I be doing as an apprentice LGV Driver?

  • You will start as a loader on our rounds to learn the routes and the business, upon successful completion of the companies 6 month probationary period you may be offered your Class 2 LGV licence.   
  • Upon completion of an LGV licence the role will involve the driving and operation of vehicles collecting commercial waste and recycling from our customers, delivering a high standard of service and ensuring compliance with our companies Health and Safety rules.
  • The work will generally be on a Refuse Collection Vehicle as well as a Skip or RoRo.

What are the requirements?

  • You must be able to demonstrate a passion for professional driving coupled with good communication skills and a willingness to be part of a successful hardworking team delivering a high level of customer service.
  • A full clean UK driving licence
  • Experience of working in the waste industry is desirable though not essential.
  • Will need be 21 years of age for insurance purposes upon commencement of LGV training.

Pay

  • Monday to Friday is paid at the basic pay rate of £9.18 per hour on a 45 hour contract, overtime is payable after 45 hours completed work at time and a half.
  • Saturdays are paid at time and a half.
  • Sundays are paid at double time.
  • Bank Holidays are paid at double time and a day in lieu.
  • Upon successful completion of a LGV licence, the rate of pay will change to our LGV rate of £10.20.
  • Training for a LGV qualification will mean entering into a two year learning agreement between the successful applicant and SUEZ.

Who we are

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is a forward-thinking company recognised as one of the top places in the UK to work. We are proud of the fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development we offer our people. As we continue to develop and grow, you can play an important part in the essential work we are doing to make businesses and communities more sustainable.

Working at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is not like most jobs – it means striving to secure our planet’s resources and being part of the resource revolution. By joining us, you will help to safeguard the environment and the public through essential waste and water management services, contribute to the sustainable development of communities, businesses and regions, and promote the emerging low-carbon circular economy.

With a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and excellent remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. A friendly and supportive place that you will love to work in, we believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.

To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.

*No Agencies Please*

Closing Date
07/10/2019