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Driver - Multidrop

Driver - Multidrop

Posted 4 September by Gi Group
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We are working on behalf of Parcel Force to recruit a number of top quality delivery drivers to join their large team in Carlisle.
Do you want to be part of a growing business? Do you enjoy the freedom of being on the road?
If you answered yes to the questions above then Collection and Delivery Driver may be the job for you.
The company
At Parcelforce Worldwide it's not just what we do, it's how we do it that matters. We strive to attract, develop, promote and retain the best talent because it is our people who set us apart from the rest.
We are currently recruiting for Collection and Delivery Drivers to support our growing business. This is a great opportunity for those with the required skills, passion and drive to join us. You can help us to grow our business, exceed our customer expectations and succeed in our goals.
Parcelforce Worldwide is part of Royal Mail Group Ltd and as such we benefit from what a business of around 150,000 employees has to offer, from career opportunities to access to world-class benefits and support. We employ a diverse mix of people and aim to reflect the wider communities we serve. We're passionate about creating an environment where people are able to give their best, and have been introducing a host of initiatives to support this.
Start your journey with us and apply today.
The role
As a Collection and Delivery Driver your day will typically start at 06:00 - 07:30am by planning your delivery route so local knowledge and experience of multi-drop deliveries would be a huge benefit, then before you leave the depot you will carry out the relevant safety checks on your vehicle. Your responsibilities then include collecting and delivering parcels both to households and businesses. You will scan parcels on and off route to ensure tracking information is available to customers and colleagues. You must enjoy driving, even at peak hours and be able to lift and carry parcels weighing up to 30kg and be willing to work paid overtime including possible Saturday overtime.
This is initially a short term temporary contract which could be either a part time or full time basis due to shift requirements.

About You
We are looking for positive team players who are willing and flexible enough to help colleagues ensure that all our customers get their parcels to their customers on time. You must enjoy customer interaction; have great communication/Interpersonal skills which will help us deliver our usual excellent customer service.
You will require the following;
* A full UK manual driving licence (in your current UK address), with no more than 6 penalty points is essential but ideally a clean licence is preferred, please note you will be required to show this at assessment.
* Your driving licence must cover vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes
Please note that you must be flexible to work the occasional Saturday.

If this sounds like you, we would like to speak with you.

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Required skills

  • Multi Drop Driver

Reference: 36026248

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