Driver Loader Class 2 (Newly Qualified Drivers Welcome)

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Rochford Municipal
Hours per week
£11.42 per hour
Summary of vacancy

Are you a qualified HGV Driver, with a current class 2 licence, valid CPC card and a digital tachograph card? Would you like to bring this experience to a company working for a greener UK?

Suez is a major player in the waste and recycling industry and is seeking qualified HGV Driver/Loaders to join our busy team in Rochford.

HGV Driver/Loaders play an important role in keeping our customers environment clean and safe, and play a crucial part in the success of Suez Recycling and Recovery Ltd.

If you are tired of being away from home and ready to work for a business that provides a good work life balance, this opportunity could be for you.

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role. Your work will help us deliver innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for water and waste management. You will get a chance to help us preserve and restore our planet’s natural capital for future generations. It’s a career that’s not only exciting, but full of opportunities as well as professional and personal fulfilment.

About the role

Salary - £11.42 per hour ***plus Suez benefits. 

Saturdays are paid at time and half and Sundays are paid at double time.

Bank Holidays are paid at double time as well as a day in lieu.,

Hours - Full time, 40 hours per week- Monday to Friday, starting time 7am until 3:30pm.

Duties will include:

  • Operating and loading our Class 2 vehicles.
  • Undertaking the collection of household waste and recycling from our customers.
  • Ensuring compliance with Suez Health & Safety regulations.
  • The work will mainly be on a Refuse Collection Vehicle or roll on roll off containers.

The experience you will need:

  • 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.
  • Experience of working in the waste industry is desirable though not essential.
  • Experience of working with recycling vehicles, roll on roll off containers, is preferred but not essential as training will be given where necessary.


  • Category C / Class 2 licence as a minimum 
  • Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) card
  • Digital Tachograph card
  • Good knowledge of tachograph laws

Who we are 

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the globe is at the heart of everything we do. Respect – acting ethically and with integrity – is one of our core values. We’re passionate about the environment and believe in protecting our world. Over 90,000 likeminded people worldwide makes for an incredible team, where collaboration and trust are part of the way we work. With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services. 

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.    


*No agencies please* 

Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.