HGV Driver

Full Time
Carbury, Co.Kildare Ireland
Posted 2 years ago


GS Agri is currently recruiting HGV drivers for our clients located in Co. Kildare, Ireland. Our clients are part of a Mushroom Group, who are the leading producers of mushrooms with sites dotted all over Ireland, United Kingdom, Europe and Canada. They employ over 350 people on this one site and who are from countries such as Romania, Lithuania, Poland and Latvia.

They make the raw material, compost on one section of the site and also grow a large quantity of mushrooms on the other side of the site.


Job Overview;

It is an excellent opportunity for any successful candidate to take up work with our clients, who are a leading company both in Europe and Canada and have endless new opportunities.


The Position;

The role requires a candidate to be competent and trustworthy and can use his/her initiative to carry out work. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out such works as:

  • Compost delivery driver
  • Loading and off-loading of deliveries
  • Working under pressure
  • Report to the Transport Co-Ordinator



The first three months of your employment will be training and any new candidate will be on a probationary period for the first six months of employment.



Each chosen candidate will be issued an open term contract by employer on the day of induction.



Accommodation will be provided by the client and the cost of Accommodation is €50 per week; this price does not include transport/utility bills. The location of the accommodation is in Edenderry Co. Offaly.



Any candidate who wishes to take this position would need to have a good level of English and be a hard worker & diligent. Applicants must have a minimum experience of three years in HGV work, and will need to have a clean licence C/CE and if any new candidate has any previous bulk haulage work, it will be a bonus.



You will be paid at €12.21 for each 60 kilometres travelled. After your 13-week probation is finished your rate of pay increases from €12.21 to €13.71 for each 60 kilometres travelled. A minimum of 30 hours per week is guaranteed. The working week is Saturday-Friday and each new employee is expected to work 5 days out of 7. (Please see Terms and Conditions of employment outlines in greater detail the rates of pay etc)



Edenderry is a town in east County Offaly, Ireland. It borders Counties Kildare, Meath and Westmeath. The distance from Edenderry to place of employment is 8 kilometres driving.

In Edenderry you have shops such as Tesco and Aldi for your daily needs plus some high street shops. Edenderry is 59 kilometres (1-hour drive) from the Capital City Dublin.




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