Multi-drop Drivers

  • Job Reference: 00021138-1
  • Date Posted: 24 October 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £22,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

An expanding and innovative logistics company is requiring multiple drivers to be part of their newly established core group of drivers, based in and around the Bristol area. Drivers will be using their fleet of electric vans to provide multi-drop deliveries. Drivers do not need to have previous commercial driving experience as training is provided, but it is essential you are physically fit, have great customer service, be able to pass criminal and drug/alcohol tests, and have a UK driving licence. This is a self-employed position, but insurances, fuel, and training is provided.
Our client is looking to hire fast as they recently acquired a large contract to be run in the Bristol area. They are also part of the Armed Forces Covenant, so this is a great opportunity for any ex-Forces individuals who want to work in the sector. The Company will provide facemasks and sanitisation material, as well as ensure you have received essential training for COVID.
Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel (British Army, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy or Royal Marines) are strongly encouraged.
Key Responsibilities:
* Loading the delivery vehicle from a staging area
* May include heavy lifting (23kg maximum per parcel)
* Drive through pre-planned routes
* Scan parcels and organise in drop order
* Drive approximately 150 drops per route
Person Specification:
Essential:
* Ideally have a clean and current UK driving licence (Maximum of 6 points on a driving license (No DR, DG or IN related endorsements))
* Great customer service
* Self-employed status (Company will assist with this)
* Great communication skills
* Have a smartphone and data plan
* Able to work occasional weekends
* Be physically fit (able to lift packages up to 23kg)
* Good teamwork skills as well as being able to work on your own
* Must pass a drug and alcohol test
* Must pass a criminal record check
Desirable:
* Commercial driving experience is a plus (bus, taxi, multi-drop)
* Other relevant driving licences
Hours:
4/5/6 days per week with a flexible working schedule (as self-employed, you have control of when you want to work)
Salary:
Around £85.50 - £120 p/day depending on bonus and benefits - to be discussed further at interview stage
Benefits:
* Weekly pay + bonuses available
* Fuel
* Insurance
* Paid training
* Uniform (you will be required to source your own steel toe cap safety shoes for in-station activities)
* Industry-leading technology to assist in your job
COVID-19 considerations
The Company will provide multiple facemasks and sanitisation material, as well as ensure you have received essential training for COVID