Eleven driving jobs you can apply for now in South Tyneside
Got a clean driving licence? Looking for a new challenge?
Here are 11 driving jobs you can apply for in and around South Tyneside.
HGV Class 2 drivers
Role: the work will involve trunking parcels between depot’s and making deliveries in bulk to distribution locations in and around the North East and surrounding areas. You will be using a hand held scanner, loading and unloading at premises with multi drop up to 10 drops per shift (but often less and not to home properties).
Hours: This is a night shifts position with 10pm starts.
Wage: Monday to Friday - £10.50 per hour, Saturday - £11.00 per hour, Sunday - £12.00 per hour/
Role: duties will include delivering parcels with the driver, helping the driver with directions, and heavy lifting.
Hours: 6am-4pm, sometimes 6am-6pm.
Wage: £8.21 per hour.
HGV Class 1 shunter drivers
Role: the work will involve Class 1 Shunting work, ensuring health and safety is followed at all time. This site operates all year round and will provide each driver with a long term ongoing assignment.
Hours: Shifts available with the start times between 2PM and 4PM, predominantly from Monday to Friday. Some Sundays maybe required. Volumes and days of the week are dependent on requirements.
Wage: £11.96 per hour
Postman/postwoman with driving
Role: Sort the mail for your route, check your vehicle and join a colleague for your round, spend between four and six hours delivering mail outdoors.
Hours: six-month contract, 27.5 hours a week, between 9am and 3pm, five days out of Monday to Saturday.
Wage: £10.46 per hour.
HGV Class 2 driver
Role: The work will be delivering aluminium steel to various destinations across the North East and Yorkshire regions.
You must hold a valid C licence along with a digicard and CPC and have no more than 6 points for insurance purposes and these include no DR, DD, IN endorsements.
Hours: The work is Monday to Friday with start times from 7am. No weekends.
Wage: from £19,000 per year with bonus and increase in salary after qualifying period.
Class 2 driver
Role: home deliveries with drivers mate, some assembling of products may be required - however you will receive full training.
Hours: The operation runs seven days a week and as a driver you will be working on a four on, two off rota.
Start times for can vary due to the needs of the business but will generally be AM starts with daily loads keeping you out until PM hours.
Wage: Rates for this role for PAYE drivers are £10.50ph until you go permanent where you will be salaried.
HGV Class 1 driver
Role: work will be carrying general haulage with pallet network goods, driving either a double decker or a single decker to a number of areas in the UK ranging from Manchester to Birmingham.
Hours: The work is Monday to Friday with start time of 6pm and you will be doing between 9 and 12 hours each shift.
Wage: rates of pay are £11.00 to £12.00 LTD per hour.
Forklift truck drivers
Role: working between the warehouse and administration department, communicating with operational staff and internal teams to control stock levels, transporting pallets and loose materials within confined spaces. Must have experience of working with paper work and completing spreadsheets.
Must hold a current FL and a full UK Driving Licence.
Wage: £8.21–£18.03 an hour
Hours: This is a continental shift role working 6am till 6pm, 6pm till 6am.
Staff transport driver
Role: transporting regional support staff between Harbottle in Northumberland and Newcastle.The ideal candidate will have a full UK manual car driving licence with a minimum of two years driving experience and with no more than three points.
Hours: driver must be flexible to fit in with fluctuation in service demand or operational need i.e. flexible working pattern (between Monday and Sunday, hours will be discussed at interview).
Wage: hourly rate £8.21
Counterbalance FLT drivers
Role: carrying out general duties including machine operation, warehouse duties, picking and packing, and main duties of fork truck driving.
Candidates should have a valid counter balance fork truck license.
Hours: This is a day shift only role working 8am till 4pm Monday to Friday.
Wage: on application.
HGV 1 drivers
Role: work will involve HGV Class 1 deliveries in a safe and professional manner, working on public and private land and delivering products to end client within a small radius.
Hours: three-shift pattern of one week of day shift Monday to Friday, backshift Monday to Friday, and nightshift Sunday to Friday. Usually no weekend working, however, you may be asked to do overtime on a Saturday when business needs.
Wage: first 12 weeks – dayshift £8.63 per hour, backshift £9.64 per hour, nightshift £10.66 per hour, after 12 weeks - dayshift -£11.01 per hour, backshift - £12.66 per hour, nightshift - £13.21 per hour.