Head Office Mayfield Edinburgh

HGV Trade Waste Bin Driver, Dalkeith

The NWH Group is a second-generation family business headquartered in Midlothian. Servicing the whole of Scotland and the north east of England from ten sites, the NWH Group’s vision is to eliminate waste by transforming it into a valuable product. 

On this journey to eliminate waste we provide waste collection services to the Commercial & Industrial, Office, Leisure & Retail and Construction industries. Collecting waste with our fleet of Trade Refuse, Skip, Tipper, Grab and Walking Floor articulated vehicles, we transport materials to our material recycling facilities where we produce and recover valuable products such as metals, cardboard, paper, washed sands, biomass for energy and animal bedding. 

The business is now ready for the next phase of growth following strong trading performances. We are recruiting to expand our team to deliver this growth. 

The NWH Group has strong family values and cultures which underpin the recruitment process. Do you want to work for a business which puts safety and compliance at the forefront of everything? Would you like to be part of a team who never settle and are always aiming higher, who value each other’s contributions and who always strive to deliver that local service whilst part of a national business? If the answer is yes, then we may have the position for you. 

We are now recruiting for a HGV Class 2 Trade Waste Bin Driver to join our team based in Dalkeith, Midlothian. This is a full-time position with regular overtime available through the week and at weekends. Due to the nature of the role, previous HGV Class 2 Trade Waste Bin Driver experience is essential, ideally for at least 12 months.

This position pays a basic rate of £10.45 for the first 8 hours Monday to Friday, with an overtime rate thereafter of £15.68 per hour. This overtime rate is paid all day on a Saturday, and Sundays are paid at £20.90 per hour. Additionally, we operate a HGV Class 2 Trade Waste Bin Driver bonus of up to £1.05 extra per hour, for every hour worked; based on Driver Telematics, Accident Rates, Tachograph Infringements and Employee Engagement.

As an illustration, a HGV Class 2 Trade Waste Driver working a 52 hour week, and on top bonus, would receive approx £660 gross that week.

The ideal HGV Class 2 Trade Waste Bin Driver will have;

  • Held their Class 2 Licence for at least two years
  • Valid CPC entitlement
  • Digital Tachograph card
  • Good knowledge of road networks in Edinburgh and the Lothians
  • Less than 6 points or less on their licence (No DR, DD, CD or IN codes)
  • An excellent command of the English language
  • Good Customer Service Skills

In return, The NWH Group offers;

  • A competitive rate of pay
  • HGV Class 2 Trade Waste Bin Driver bonus scheme payable weekly
  • 40 hour basic week
  • Time & half paid after 8 hours Mon-Fri & all day on Saturdays, double time on Sundays
  • Group Pension Scheme
  • Average Weekly Pay for Holidays
  • 1 CPC module paid per driver per year
  • Death in Service Benefit

To apply for this position, please send a CV to careers@nwhgroup.co.uk or call 0333 320 4000.

The NWH Group is an equal opportunities employer. 

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