HGV Drivers: Category ‘C’

Closing Date: 23rd September 2021
Location: Duncrue (Belfast)

HGV Drivers: Category ‘C’

Ref:  HGV/DC/09/21 / Permanent / Full Time

Hours:  Various Shifts Patterns – DAY/EVENING (will be discussed at interview)

Location: Duncrue (Belfast)

We are currently looking for HGV Drivers (C) to join our busy team at our Duncrue (Belfast) site. As a Driver you will be required to complete multi drop deliveries and collections throughout NI. The Driver will also be required to collect and move commercial containers when required.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Excellent customer service skills that support the RiverRidge Brand
  • Ensure Health and Safety adherence at all times
  • Complete vehicle checks in line with operating licence procedures, reporting any defects to the Transport Office (both electronically and verbally)
  • Following all regulations relating to driver’s hours and safe operation of heavy goods vehicles
  • Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Undertake all necessary training and cooperate with the security clearance process as required
  • Any other duties as delegated by the Transport Department

Essential Criteria

  • Must hold a valid HGV licence – Category ‘C’,
  • Must hold a Digital Tachogragh card and Full Driver CPC
  • Full UK Driving Licence (Max of 6 penalty points)
  • Ability to undertake manual work
  • Flexible approach to working hours as weekends and Bank Holidays will be required
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Team Player
  • Good Communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Good Knowledge of driver’s hours, rules and regulations

Previous experience working in the waste industry would be advantageous.

*Any offer of employment will be subject to a successful driving assessment*

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


What we offer!

  • Competitive Hourly Rate – £11.50/hr (Day shift)
  • Evening shift (3pm start) attracts premium rate of £13.50/hr
  • Generous Retention scheme – opportunity to earn £3250 per year (pro rata payment based on start date)
  • Overtime rate of Time and a Half (£17.25/hr – Day shift / £20.25/hr -Evening Shift) for hours worked over 45 hours/week
  • 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, please complete the company application form below. Alternatively, contact recruitment@riverridge.co.uk and we will post out an application form to you).

Please return your completed application form via email to Recruitment@riverridge.co.uk or by post to Recruitment, RiverRidge, Electra Road, Maydown, BT47 6UL

no later than 5.00pm on Thursday 23rd September 2021

Click here for Application Form: Application Form HGV

Click here for Equality Form: Equality Form HGV Class 2

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


RiverRidge is an Equal Opportunities Employer