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Class 1 Driver (Artic)

Role Information:

Countrystyle Recycling is a leading Kent based, privately owned Waste Management and Recycling Company. We collect, handle, process, dispose and recycle almost all forms of waste. Our main facility, at Ridham in Sittingbourne, Kent, provides specialist services for the recycling of plasterboard, wood, mixed dry recyclables and the manufacture of RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel).
We are a fast growing Kent based company with a fleet of over 150 vehicles ranging of Artics, RoRos, Dustcarts and Skip lorries. We predominantly cover the South East but have logistics capability nationwide. Our drivers are key to ensuring our customers’ expectations are met and we provide a professional, efficient and well regarded service.
We are seeking highly professional and experienced Class 1 Drivers (Artic) to join our Artic Fleet team. You should be flexible, punctual, have excellent communication skills and a high customer service orientated attitude towards customers and colleagues. You must also have walking floor experience.

In exchange for drivers’ dedication, we provide:

  • CPC training during your employment
  • Top-of-the-range vehicles and kit
  • Uniform and PPE
  • Weekly performance bonuses
  • 28 days Annual leave (including bank holidays)

To join our team, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Full LGV C+E (Class 1) licence with no more than 3 penalty points and no DR or TT points in the last five years.
  • A valid Driver Qualification Card (DQC)
  • Have eligibility to work in the UK
  • Ability to undergo a theory and driving test
  • Be willing to undertake a full baseline medical, including drug and alcohol testing.
  • Have the ability to uphold our brand image, including uniform/vehicle cleanliness, at all times.


The normal hours of work are 48 hours per week, worked between Monday to Sunday, including bank/public holidays. The normal start time will be from 4.00am with specific times to be agreed by the Line Manager and subject to operational requirements.


£32,472.96 per annum (£13.01 per hour)



Ridham, nr Sittingbourne, Kent

Closing Date:

30th Aug



How to Apply:


Send your application to, quoting the reference number in the subject.

If no response is received within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. Countrystyle is an equal opportunities employer. Strictly no agencies. Previous applicants need not apply.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.