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HGV Driver




Petit Forestier

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Job Description:

Are you a qualified HGV Driver looking for your next role? Our Dublin depot are recruiting for a hardworking HGV Driver to join their brilliant team. The post will report into the Depot Management Team.

What are we looking for?


Resident of Ireland and able to work in Ireland full-time, without restriction.
Full Driving Licence (including full HGV entitlements).
Full Driver CPC completed and appropriately certified.
Basic understanding of minor vehicle repairs (bulbs, fluids).
Effective verbal and written skills, coupled with strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
Planning and time management and ability to meet deadlines.
Experience of fully completing vehicle check-in and check-out sheets.
Working knowledge of current driver regulations and licencing.

Experience in delivery and collection of vehicles.
Experience as an HGV driver.

What will your main objectives be?

To perform movements of the vehicle fleet as directed by the Depot Management Team, in order to ensure that movements are carried out efficiently and safely. To ensure that vehicles are delivered to customers in an excellent condition, and ensure that relevant Company paperwork is completed to a very high standard. This post has some great benefits including that the working hours are Monday to Friday only. The role also involves no multi drop and no heavy lifting.

What will you be doing?

Perform vehicle movements as requested by the Depot Management Team.
Ensure that vehicles are delivered to customers only where they are in a “ready to rent” state, and ensure that they have been cleaned to the Company’s standards before movement.
Accurate and full completion of vehicle check in and check out sheet, including noting of any vehicle damage, ensuring that a representative of the customer or supplier signs the sheet to acknowledge the vehicle condition.
Compliance with any other vehicle paperwork required by Company Policies.
Contribute towards a safe fleet, by ensuring that any vehicle problems are fed back to the Depot Management Team and Workshops.
Ensure Health and Safety regulations are adhered to at all times.
Communicate accurately with the Depot Management Team about any anticipated delays or issues.
Ensure adherence to regulations on driver working hours and associated rest break requirements (rest breaks to be taken out of any contractual breaks allowed, not in addition to them).
Submit tachograph records (digital and manual) to the Depot Management Team at the required intervals for download and checking.
Adhere to the Petit Forestier Fundamentals at all times.
Report any accidents and near misses in line with Company procedures and any relevant legislation.
Provide driving licence for inspection every six months and whenever renewed.
Notify the Company immediately if any driving licence entitlements are amended, revoked or suspended.
Ensure that Driver CPC status is maintained and in place at all times.
Ensure that good housekeeping standards are maintained at all times.
Any other ad-hoc duties as required.

How will we measure your success?

Measured Productivity, Quality and Efficiency.
Customer Satisfaction Index.
Record of ongoing personal development.

What do you get?

Free onsite parking.
25 days holiday, plus bank holidays.
Increasing holiday entitlement for long service (capped at 30 days).
All new starters are automatically enrolled into the group life assurance scheme.
Workplace pension scheme.
Chance to work for the European leading company in our field.


Permanent / Full-time

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