Class 2 Driver

Location : Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
Job Ref : MM595
Consultant : Maggie Martin
Sector : Transport, Logistics
Salary : Competitive plus Benefits


MM595 – Class 2 Driver
Location – Bedford
Salary – Competitive


First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our client, a leading UK waste and resource management company, to recruit 3 Class 2 Refuse Collection Vehicles to join the team in Bedford.

The Role

Working in a crew of 3, you will drive the refuse lorry to residential properties uplifting green, recycling and landfill waste.


  • Complete daily vehicle checks and defect sheets and ensure the vehicle is roadworthy
  • Ensure that loads are safe and legally compliant
  • Check and correctly use any paperwork in relation to the loads carried
  • Ensure that all legislation regarding Tachograph regulations and the working time directive are met
  • Communicate any customer issues or complaints promptly to the line manager.

The successful candidate will have the following

  • Class 2 licence essential
  • Our client would consider candidates who have no commercial driving experience
  • Drivers CPC essential
  • Digi card is not essential
  • Good communication skills (the ability to understand safety instructions in English is essential)
  • Landfill or waste industry experience would be an advantage

The role will involve working Monday to Friday 6.30am to 3.30pm with half hour unpaid lunch

In return our client offers

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • 20 days holidays plus bank holiday
  • other benefits
  • CPC update training paid for during working hours

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