Class 2 HGV / LGV Driver / Removal Operative

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
£27,000 to £28,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�27k - 28k per year
TalentSpa Recuitment
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Class 2 HGV / LGV Driver / Removal Operative

Location: Croydon

Salary: �27,000 - �28,000 - Dependent upon experience

Holiday: 29 days leave (including Bank Holidays + Birthday)

Hours: Minimum 45 hours per week, overtime is frequently available and flexibility is required in order to complete jobs

Our client is very proud to be a home grown family business offering a wide range of skills to the services industry, covering South London, Surrey and Kent areas. The company has been established for over 80 years, giving them extensive knowledge and experience, in all aspects of furniture handling and removals. The successful applicant will work closely with company directors.

They are currently seeking full or part-time experienced removals drivers with minimum class 2 LGV licence (Category C) for an immediate start to carry out local and nationwide domestic removals & occasional European removals.

Purpose of the Class 2 HGV / LGV Driver / Removal Operative:

* To be responsible for carrying out vehicle checks, before the vehicle leaves the yard, and for using a tachograph chart correctly where necessary.
* To drive the company's vehicles safely and legally, keeping all tools and equipment in a safe and tidy state at all times.
* To pack and unpack customers goods where required.
* To be able to navigate to relevant addresses.
* To be able to safely and efficiently carry furniture, including up and down stairs, as required.
* To be able to safely load and unload the vehicle

Requirements of the Class 2 HGV / LGV Driver / Removal Operative:

* Good Literacy and numeracy skills
* HGV/LGV Class 2 license essential (Category C Minimum entitlement, applicants with CE category are also welcome to apply)
* Current Driver Qualification Card (Driver CPC)
* Good awareness/Compliance with drivers' hour's regulations and working time directive
* Understanding and ability to operate analogue/digital tachograph units to record daily activities
* Experience of working within the removals industry is desirable

Benefits of becoming the Class 2 HGV / LGV Driver / Removal Operative:

* The potential for daily foreman bonus when leading a team at �10 per day (Other team members performing foreman roles earnt circa �1,000 - �2,000 in foreman bonus' during 2018)
* The potential for overnight bonus' when working away from home at �55 per night / �60 per night when on the continent (Other drivers performing duties away from home earnt circa �1,000 - �2,500 in overnight bonus' during 2018)
* Holiday - 29 days p.a. (Inc. 8 public & bank holidays + Birthday)
* Additional day holiday for every 4 years' service (up to a maximum holiday allowance of 35 days)
* Saturday working at 1.5 x basic hourly rate
* Sunday and bank holiday working at 2 x basic hourly rate
* Several company financed social events throughout the year

Flexibility needed for this Class 2 HGV / LGV Driver / Removal Operative role :

* To deliver good services effectively, a degree of flexibility is needed, and the post holder may be required to perform work not specifically referred to above.
* Willingness to work flexible hours (due to the nature of the work being carried out) and travel across the UK with some periods of time spent away from home. Occasional continental work dependent on business requirements. Normal working hours start between 07:00 - 09:00 and finish between 16:00 - 18:00. Paid 30-minute lunch break. Overtime paid at plain

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