Van Driver

Date 10/05/22

Location Colnbrook, near Slough

Like the idea of a job that combines at the wheel (3.5 tonne box van) and on foot, working at Heathrow on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern? Our Colnbrook depot provides a waste collection and recycling facility at the airport 365 days of the year, and as Van Driver (Airport Operative) you will join you will join the team on a permanent full-time contract, earning a competitive salary with a host of great benefits, including:

- Pension scheme (5% contribution matched by Grundon) with life assurance cover 
- Discretionary bonus based on performance
- Option to buy additional holiday 
- Reward and discount shopping scheme 
- Range of wellbeing benefits, including Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work, health cash plan and discounted gyms 

About the Van Driver (Airport Operative) role
- Driving a 3.5 tonne box van, you will collect waste from both airside and landside locations, including within the terminal buildings.
- You will patrol the whole airport site by van and on foot, including the terminals, ensuring the airport is kept clean and tidy at all times within the perimeter fence. Sorting waste into the correct containers, helping with moving items such as pallets, and ensuring that all waste is cleared around containers and on airport roads are essential duties.
- You can also expect to litter-pick and sweep if required, do spot-checks and ensure that no waste leaves the site unless accompanied by the correct paperwork.

What we’re looking for in our Van Driver (Airport Operative)
- At least a 3.5 tonne (car) licence and be happy with early starts.
- You must be able to cope with lifting and moving heavy items, such as large wheeled waste bins, and walking long distances.

Please note: You will need an Airside Pass for this job, which will entail a DBS check (criminal record check), identity check and five-year background check.

Working hours: Shift system of 4 days on followed by 4 days off, 7am-7pm, an average of 38.61 hours per week.

Grow with Grundon
Grundon is an award-winning and long-established waste management, environmental and quarrying company, and we place great value on attracting and developing great people. Interested in joining our success story as Van Driver (Airport Operative)? Click apply! No agencies please.

Please note: We don’t use closing dates, but interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so do apply as soon as possible. We advertised the role of Van Driver (Airport Operative) on 10.05.22

What is it like working at Grundon?

We are committed to achieving diversity by employing the right people to deliver a high quality service based on equality of opportunity, skills, qualifications and relevant experience. We are the largest family-owned waste management company in the UK and we care as much about our employees as we do the environment. We aim to attract and retain high-quality, committed, enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals.

what we offer

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Health Cash Plan

Health Cash Plan

Discounted Gym Membership

Discounted Gym Membership

Cycle to Work Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Mobile Phone Discounts

Mobile Phone Discounts

Holiday Plus

Holiday Plus

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Long Service Benefits

Long Service Benefits

Come and join our team

Contact us today to find out how Grundon can provide you with a challenging and stimulating working environment, where you can fulfil your potential