We are looking for a good reliable Class1 HGV driver come Nursery Worker with a polite, pleasant & helpful nature

Colour Gro Ltd, Workington, Cumbria

Job id:
329960709
Published:
14-02-2019
Expires:
14-03-2019
Job type:
Full-time
Job sector:
Transport & Distribution, Agriculture, Forestry, Gardening
Job id:
329960709
Published:
14-02-2019
Job type:
Full-time
Expires:
14-03-2019
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Vacancy – Permanent Full-time position - HGV Class1 Driver/Nursery Worker.

 

Colour Gro is a Wholesale Nursery that supplies high quality plants to the very best Garden Centres in the UK. We are looking for a Class1 HGV Driver/Nursery Worker to join our current team.

 

Full time permanent position: -

The busiest driving period is from the beginning of February to end of September each year being our busiest driving period (Nursery/Maintenance work would be undertaken when quiet).

 

The successful applicant would be a high-quality driver with a polite, pleasant & helpful nature and have good customer interaction and communication skills.

 

Driver Requirements:

Class 1 Driving licence preferably held for at least 5 years

Digital Tacho Card

Up to date to date CPC

Knowledge of multi-drops around the country

 

Key qualities:

Driving of delivery vehicles as allowed within your driving licence to distribute goods as required. Knowledge of rear steer articulated vehicles would preferable but training would be given.

 

As our drivers are one of the first visual contact our customer has with Colour Gro the applicant will have to have a fair degree of personal cleanliness and tidiness at all times when in contact with customers. Uniforms will be provided.

 

Flexibility with working hours is essential with requiring some early mornings &/or late evenings working within drivers working hours. Our vehicles have sleeper cabs and some nights out would be required.

 

Must have good communication skills with the office when out on the road.

 

Brief Job Description:

Safe, economic and considerate driving of all company vehicles at all times

Must ensure vehicles are clean, tidy and secured loads at all times

High quality driving of vehicles at all times

Accurate, careful and tidy paperwork to be kept at all times

Daily updating any recording details as required by the sales/Admin office

A pleasant and helpful attitude to customers at all times

Complete accuracy in the delivery and collection of Danish Trollies. 

Upholding of on-site security is vital as you arrive and leave the nursery at different times e.g. locking of main building on departure, locking of main gate etc

Daily vehicle checking

Nursery work as required in quiet periods

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