HGV2 Driver / Despatch Operative - £12 / 13 per hour – Martock, Near Yeovil

Job details
Posting date: 14 April 2021
Salary: £13 per hour
Additional salary information: Plus performance based bonuses
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 14 May 2021
Location: TA12 6PD
Company: Joyners Plants Ltd
Job type: Permanent
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Our horticultural business operates a large nursery in Martock, Yeovil growing £3 million of garden plants. We seek an experienced HGV 2 driver with a flexible attitude to workload and responsibilities to deliver our garden plants to our four garden centres in Devon.

Immediate Start Available - apply today - immediate interview possible

Aswell as being one of our HGV drivers the position would require a flexible attitude to working as follows:

1. Assisting in our dispatch department with picking orders and pricing goods / general distribution.
2. Assisting with general nursery work as required
3. The dispatch and nursery work will require physical hands on lifting / carrying / grafting so the position would suit HGV drivers who are happy to help as needed with a hands on role while supporting our driving team when needed
4. The role would be a mixture of nursery work and HGV driving.
5. HGV drivers who have building skills / repairs / maintenance background could also assist with glasshouse and nursery maintenance.

Applicants would need to have good reliable transport (Car Driver) as our nursery is on the outskirts of Yeovil and there is limited public transport

Details of this role
1. 5 day rota covering mainly Monday to Saturday but at peak trading times during the spring Weekends / bank holidays would be required.
2. 35 hours to 45 hours per week – early starts may be required during peak season when driving / delivering
3. Holiday is pro rata based on hours worked – approx. 28 days
4. We can offer excellent career opportunities for applicants looking for long term permanent employment. Our business is a consistently profitable company that has been operating for over 60 years and has a solid financial base and business model. We are looking to work with and develop long term employee's as we continue to build our business.

How to Apply for this role
1. Please send your CV (and a covering letter if you wish) to as soon as possible. We will only respond to applicants who we wish to interview.
2. Please ensure that the title of the job is pasted in the subject of the email for easy job identification
3. Interviews will be held within the next few days and weeks
4. The interview process will be friendly and involve completion of an application form and an informal chat about the roles on offer
5. Please remember to bring a comprehensive list of questions to the interview

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