Class 2 Refuse Driver

Job Reference: POWASTEBIF
Location: Portsmouth

Salary: £10.36 per hour

Contract Type: Temporary, Full time

We are currently advertising for a HGV2/ LGV2 Refuse driver for work in and arround the Portsmouth area.


  • To operate an HGV2 vehicle, collecting waste in and around Portsmouth
  • Performing pre and post vehicle checks in accordance with company policy and reporting any defects found.
  • Drivers would need to walk up to 3 miles per day which is included within the driving role.
  • Drivers must work well within a team.
  • Following all company safety policies and procedures.
  • All drivers must be able to work as a loader if needed; this can include 8 – 10 miles of walking per shift due to the nature of the work.


  • Clean licence is desired.
  • Previous HGV2 experience desired but not essential. New pass drivers will be accepted.
  • Lifting will be required to assist loaders when not driving.
  • Full CPC.
  • Good knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
  • PPE Required. Hi Vis vest and safety boots.
  • Would need to have own transport or live local to Fareham as site does not have local commuter links.
  • Would need to be able to start from 06.00

The pay rate for this job is £10.36ph PAYE. Ltd or Umbrella contract drivers will be paid £11.36ph. Before placement, drivers will be expected to complete a paid induction day so they are aware of health and safety procedures. The start time is 05.30 – finish Monday – Friday.

Additional Benefits & Requirements

  • 28 days Paid Annual Leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
  • CPC Driver Qualification Card
  • Digi-Card Required
  • Hourly rate as above (not age dependent)
  • Licence - Category C
  • Overtime Available
  • Own transport required
  • Possible permanent position following a successful trial period
  • Requirement to Understand Tachos
  • Shift Premiums
  • Training Provided

Call James or Taylor on 02392 864411 for additional information

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