HGV Class 2 Driver - Maidstone
£14.00 - £17.85 per hour
Hermes are growing! We have exciting, flexible opportunities for HGV Class 2 Drivers (or Cat C Drivers as we sometimes call them) to join our growing depot team. Here at Hermes we work around the clock to satisfy our Customers so for you, this means we can offer you flexibility and a choice of Days or Night shifts; Full-time or part-time opportunities. You could join us permanently, or in a fixed term seasonal role.
Newly-qualified drivers are welcome
What We Can Offer You:
Class 2 Driver Day Shift – £14.00 per hour (£11.90 basic plus £2.10 location bonus, overtime paid at £17.85 per hour after 40 hours)
All hourly rates include a location allowance
Overtime Rates are paid after 40 hours per week.
In addition to our competitive salary, we'll offer you up to 32 days' annual leave (incl bank holidays), 3% contribution into your pension, life assurance and income protection. On top of this, we deliver a fantastic range of flexible benefits. Whether it's shopping vouchers, insurance or healthcare we offer some great perks tailored to you as an individual.
Feeling ambitious? This role opens up exciting avenues for career progression, both within the team and wider business. We also offer the opportunity to boost your driving qualifications to a Class 1 (Cat C E) HGV driver through our in house professional Driving Academy.
What You’ll Do:
Day Drivers – Our HGV Class 2 Day Drivers safely transport our parcels to Hermes Couriers homes, or they pick up parcels from our local Clients and our Delivery Units bringing them back safely to our Depot. As a Day Driver you will typically have a run with 10 – 15 drops.
Whatever the shift or the route, Hermes Drivers ensure the safe, efficient driving of vehicles and keep their paperwork updated.
We know the great British roads and weather don’t always play nicely, so you’ll need to keep our Depot transport team updated with any problems. We can then help find an alternative route.
Our full time HGV Class 2 driver roles are typically 40 hours a week but flexible contracts and part time hours are available.
Essential Skills & Experience Required: You’ll need a full UK driving licence with HGV Class 2 (Cat C) entitlements, driver's CPC and digital tachograph. Newly-qualified drivers are welcome , however all drivers will need to undertake a short driving assessment. Excellent communication skills A safety-first mindset Reasonable physical fitness
- Physical Fitness
- Safety Principles