Class 2 Driver Operative

  • Job Reference: 108460
  • Date Posted: 8 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Veolia
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title -  Class 2 Driver Operative

Salary - £13.47 per hour  **** plus Veolia benefits *listed below

Location -  Shakespeare Road, London, SE24 0PZ

Hours - Full time, 39 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 14:00 - 23:00 and Friday 14:00 - 22:00 with overtime available

What you’ll do

  • To be responsible for the collection of refuse and recycling waste from domestic properties.

  • To undertake the necessary daily checks as per the Drivers/Operator handbook

  • To ensure that each day all completed work is detailed on your daily worksheet and that they are handed in daily/weekly along with the daily vehicle check sheets, fuel receipts and Weighbridge tickets

  • To comply with all traffic laws and legislation with relation to your duties including the security and weight of loads

  • To ensure that the carriageway is left in a clean condition and any spillages are cleaned up before leaving the area.

  • To conform to all applicable site rules when offloading at disposal sites.

  • To carry out any other duties that may be required as directed by your line manager.

The experience you will need


  • Cat C (Class 2) licence and previous driving experience 

  • Driver CPC 


Benefits you will receive within this role are

  • The option to join the People’s Pension Scheme

  • Access to Veolia Rewards, benefits, and discounts

  • Free eye testing and money towards glasses if required for work purposes 

  • Starting 20 days annual leave raising yearly to a max of 26 days + statutory bank holidays 

Where you’ll work

You’ll be working within the borough of Lambeth. You’ll become a member of a crew of two, together you’ll be clearing fly-tip and service domestic and commercial refuse collection within the borough of Lambeth. 

Who is Veolia?

We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to 'Resource the World'. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business.

It takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources.


Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.