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HGV Drivers

Role Information:

Countrystyle Recycling is a leading, 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).
Due to the continued expansion of our company, we are seeking highly professional and experienced Class 1 and Class 2 Drivers, to join our Logistics Teams.
Our drivers are key to ensuring our customers’ expectations are met and we provide a professional, efficient and well regarded service. You should therefore be flexible, punctual, have excellent communication skills and a high customer service orientated attitude towards customers and colleagues. Previous experience within the waste industry would be an advantage but we would love to hear from anyone with Skip, RoRo or 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
  • 28 days Annual leave (including bank holidays)

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

  • Full LGV C+E or C 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 stay away from home and undertake nights out when required (Class 1 only).
  • 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.

Please be aware that Countrystyle operates a strict zero tolerance Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse policy. This appointment is subject to stringent testing.

Hours:

The normal hours of work are 48 hours per week, worked between Monday to Sunday, including bank/public holidays.

Salary:

Competitive

Location:

Ridham, nr Sittingbourne, Kent

Closing Date:

30th Aug

Reference:

CRL105

How to Apply:

1.

Please send your CV & Covering Letter or Application Form to HR@countrystylerecycling.co.uk.

For those completing the Application Form: All of the information collected in this form is necessary and relevant to the performance of the job applied for. We will use the information provided by you on this form, for recruitment purposes only. The Company will treat all personal information with the utmost confidentiality and in line with current data protection legislation.

Should you be successful in your application, the information provided, and further information which will be gathered at the relevant time, will be subsequently used for the administration of your employment and in relation to any legal challenge which may be made regarding our recruitment practices.

Should you be unsuccessful in your application, your data will be retained for a period of 6 months and will then be confidentially destroyed.

By submitting your application, you agree to the Company processing your data as per our Privacy Notice.

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.