HGV Driver

Job description

We are currently looking for HGV Drivers (C) to join our busy teams at our site in Portadown Depot. As a Driver you will be required to complete multi drop deliveries and collections throughout NI. The Driver will also be required to collect and move commercial containers when required. As a day shift driver, you will start at 07:00am, Monday to Friday, with Saturdays required, on a rota basis. .


  • Ensure excellent customer service skills that support the RiverRidge Brand
  • Ensure Health & Safety adherence at all times
  • Complete vehicle checks in line with Operating licence procedures, reporting any defects to the Transport Office (both electronically and verbally)
  • Follow all regulations relating to drivers hours and safe operation of heavy goods vehicles
  • Working collaboratively with the transport team to ensure excellent operational service is maintained, and continually improved
  • Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Undertake all necessary training, & cooperate with the security clearance process as required
  • Any other duties as delegated by the Transport Department

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • Must hold a valid HGV licence - Category C
  • Must hold a Digital Tachograph card and Full Driver CPC
  • Full UK Driving Licence (Max of 6 penalty points)
  • Minimum of 6 months HGV driving experience
  • Ability to undertake manual work
  • Flexible approach to working hours is required in relation to finish times, weekends, and bank holidays
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Team Player
  • Good communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Good knowledge of drivers hours, rules, and regulations

Desirable Skills

  • Minimum of 1 years HGV driving experience
  • Previous experience working in the waste industry

Further Information

Competitive Hourly Rate £13.72 per hour day shift. Generous Retention scheme opportunity to earn £3,250 per year pro rata payment based on start date. Overtime rate of Time and a Half £20.58 per hour for hours worked over 45 hours Monday to Friday. Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Time and a Half. 28 days Annual leave incl. of 8 Customary/Bank Holidays. Company pension scheme. Employee Uniform.

Vacancy ID
Job ref.
Job Sector
Transport, Distribution and Warehousing
Co Armagh
91 Moy Road, Portadown
£13.72 per hour
No. vacancies
Contract Type
Weekly hours
Published date
Closing date
07:00am start - finish

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