Driver Helper (Garvagh)

Closing Date: 10th December 2021
Location: Craigmore Road, Garvagh

Driver Helper

Ref: DH/GV/11/21 Permanent / Full Time hours /

Various Shift Patterns – (Will be discussed at interview)

Base location: Craigmore Road, Garvagh

Due to our continual growth, we are looking to appoint a Driver’s Helper to join our busy Logistics Team. This role will be based out of the Garvagh depot.


Role and Responsibilities

  • To provide assistance to the driver at all times
  • Obtain all necessary documentation for the daily runs to ensure efficient operation of the business activities
  • Check customer routing for the daily runs, prioritising workloads to ensure all customer commitments are achieved
  • Provide excellent customer service that supports the RiverRidge brand
  • Due to the physical nature of the role, you will be required to collect and move commercial containers
  • Ensure all electronic paperwork is completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ensure Health and Safety adherence at all times
  • Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Any other duties as delegated by the Transport Department


Essential Criteria

  • Good Geographical knowledge of NI
  • Good Communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Experience in dealing with customers and members of the public
  • Ability to work well with others / Team Player
  • Must be able to apply Manual Handling techniques
  • Flexible approach to working hours to include weekends and Bank Holidays


Desirable Criteria

  • Previous experience working in a similar role
  • Previous experience working within the Transport Sector


*Any offer of employment will be subject to successful security clearances*

**Must be able to provide documentation to confirm their eligibility to work in the UK**


What we offer!

  • Competitive Hourly Rate – £9.55/hr
  • Generous Retention scheme -opportunity to earn £1000 per year (pro rata payment based on start date)
  • Overtime rate of Time and a Half (£14.33/hr) for hours worked over 45 hours/Mon-Fri
  • Saturday and Bank Holiday rate – Time and a half
  • 28 days Annual leave (incl of 8 Customary/Bank Holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Employee Uniform



If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the Company application form, outlining how you meet the criteria and forward by post to:

Recruitment, REF: DH/GV/11/21, RiverRidge, Electra Road, Maydown, BT47 6UL


email your completed application form to: no later than 5.00pm on Friday 10th December 2021.


Click here for Application Form: Application Form DH

Click here for Equality Form: Equality Form DH


In the event of a large number of applications we reserve the right to enhance our selection criteria at the short-listing stage.

 We are an Equal Opportunities Employer