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Title Class 1 and Class 2 HGV Drivers
Salary Competitive
Location Preston Brook, Runcorn
Job Information

Job Description

Freight First Ltd Class 1 & 2 Drivers, days and nights available with a signing on bonus of £1,000 ! (for a limited time only) *

Freight First Ltd are a high growth haulage company based in Preston Brook, Runcorn. We are recruiting for Class 1 & Class 2 drivers. These are full time positions with an immediate start date.

A current ADR or Moffet Licence would be an advantage. If not, we can provide training.

Class 1 wage

  • £27,500 basic for a day driver (£35,000 realistic earnings)
  • £30,000 basic for a night driver
  • £32,500 basic for a flexi driver (£39,000 realistic earnings)
  • Up to 60 hours per week
  • Each night out paid at £16 plus additional subsistence pay
  • Overtime rate for Saturday £12ph
  • Overtime rate for Sunday £15ph

Class 2 wage

  • £23,000 basic Day Driver (£28,000 realistic earnings)
  • Up to 60 hours per week
  • Each night out will pay £16 plus additional subsistence pay
  • Overtime rate for Saturday £11ph
  • Overtime rate for Sunday £14ph

Additional bonuses for all drivers

  • Profit Share Bonus available at circa £50 per week
  • Early start bonus £10 pd
  • Moffett delivery bonus £20 pd
  • Multi-drop bonus £20 pd
  • Long service bonus £15 pw

All successful applications must have:

  • Excellent geographical knowledge of the UK
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Flexible approach to working hours and duties
  • Able to complete all paperwork accurately
  • A high standard of customer service skills
  • A positive & friendly personality with a can-do attitude
  • A full UK Drivers Licence
  • Ideally you will have a minimum of 12 months recent experience of driving HGV’s. Less time may be considered.
  • Ideally no more than 6 points on your licence but we may be able to make an exception if you have more.
  • Understanding of driver’s hours rules and the working time directive
  • A very flexible approach
  • Able to use smart phones

*The signing on bonus is paid as follows. £500 after 3 months and £500 after 6 months employment.

To apply please upload an up to date copy of your CV or alternatively contact: driverjobs@freightfirst.co.uk

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