HGV driver

  • Date Posted:
  • Location:Brighton
  • Sector:General
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Salary:£16.26/hour GBP
  • Applications have closed.

Job Description

Guidant Global are recruiting Class 2 Refuse Collection Drivers for the Brighton and Hove Council to cover Brighton and the surrounding areas. This is a long-term position and does require commitment on your part.

Shift times: Monday to Friday, 06.00-Finish. Occasional weekend days will be required, particularly during peak summer seasons and around Bank Holidays

Pay: £16.26 per hour

Job role:

Responsible for driving a Class 2 vehicle and operating the machinery for the refuse loading
Taking responsibility for the safety of your team
Reporting any issues to the Transport team, including vehicle and machinery concerns and faults, missed collection reasons and any issues encountered on the route
Collecting and emptying commercial and residential waste and recycling refuse bins
Happy to load when requirements dictate, requiring coverage on foot of long distances
Guiding the driver in crowded areas and through tight situations
Attending training as required to remain compliant with Health and Safety regulations
Comply with regular DVLA checks
Adherence to all regulations

A site induction and full training of the job role will be provided with familiarisation of the local areas.


A full and valid Class 2 LGV/HGV vehicle licence
Have no more than 6 points on your licence
Valid digital tacho card
Valid CPC card
Have a minimum of one years' experience driving a class 2 vehicle in the UK
Being personable as you will be working amongst the local community
Able to lift heavy objects, including pushing and pulling refuse and recycling bins
Able to work outdoors in all weather conditionsPrevious experience of driving a refuse lorry is preferred but not essential. Own transport preferred due to the shift start and finish times.

For further information and to register your interest in the position, please submit your CV or contact Holly on (phone number removed).

Guidant Global is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy