Job Details

HGV Waste Driver

  • £13.24
  • Neath
  • Contract
  • Per Hourly Contract

We are currently seeking a skilled Driver to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for collecting waste efficiently and safely from designated locations and maintaining a high standard in the collection of waste and recycling.

Applicants must hold a HGV Cat C licence.


  • Collect waste from streets / roads on each day and in the order specified by the schedule, (under certain circumstances the order may need to be changed to accommodate unforeseen occurrences)
  • Ensure all waste is collected. Load vehicle in a considerate, safe and proper manner to health and safety procedures.
  • Ensure crews collect assisted collections on stated days
  • Drivers are responsible for the supervision of the team and vehicle
  • Operate vehicle machinery, observing and carrying out all safety regulations / procedures
  • Maintain the highest level in customer care in line with service standards and have responsibility for the behaviour of the crew
  • Maintain customer care whilst collecting and ensure all gates are closed and any spillages are cleared up, bins/boxes are returned to the position where they were collected
  • To be aware of the well being of member of the public, other highway users, pedestrians, cyclists, children and other team members
  • Duties may entail working outside normal working hours, including weekends and bank holidays

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience of driving refuse / recycling vehicles
  • Holds a current HGV Licence
  • Experience of completing daily log sheets and tachograph / books
  • able to operate electronic ICT systems
  • Experience of collecting and recycling rubbish
  • Preferably NVQ 2 Waste management, equivalent or ability to work towards

Working Environment:

  • Working in a variety of weather conditions (Cold, heat, wet, ice, snow)
  • Hazardous conditions will exist at times

If you are a reliable and skilled Driver with the relevant experience, please apply.

Keeley Bevan Account Executive

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