RECYCLING                                                                     Open to Public Competition          


Our Recycling Business Unit currently has a need for a Driver on a permanent basis. The role will be based in Bord na Mona Recycling Silliot Hill and will report to the Depot Manager. The successful Candidate will be responsible for driving and operating hook and chain trucks, collecting skips from BNM recycling customer as required. This also includes from time to time the collection of wheelie bin waste from customers, through driving an RCV (refuse collection vehicle) with helpers emptying bins on designated routes.


Role Specifics:

Job Title:                    Driver

Business Unit:             Recycling

Reporting to:               Depot Manager

Location:                     Bord Na Mona Recycling Silliot Hill

Duration:                     Permanent

HR Contact:                 Robyn Lynch

Apply on or before:     29th of February 2024

Eligibility:                    Public Competition


The Role:

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include the following:

·       The collection of various waste streams from multiple customer locations across the route network.

·       Responsible for operatives while on RCV runs, ensuring work is completed in a safe and professional manner – wheelie bins emptied using good work practices and manual handling techniques, and returned to a safe position / Location in line with BNM Recycling guidelines on bin positioning.

·       Complete route sheets as well as vehicle safety checks on a daily basis. Comply with all company policies and initiatives to ensure safe operation and efficient operation of company vehicles (i.e. fuel efficiency).

·       Maintain all allocated company vehicles and property in a safe, clean, and roadworthy condition to ensure the maximum safety of the drivers, occupants, and other road users, and to reduce the potential impacts of company vehicles on the environment.

·       Relevant paperwork / debriefs to be completed on a daily basis.  Includes using digital dockets as required by company policy.

·       All employees are expected to co-operate fully with all provisions taken by the company for ensuring Health and Safety, and Welfare of co-employees and members of the public.

·       Act professionally and courteously with all colleagues and members of the public.

·       Create and amend purchase orders as required. Ensure that the purchase order procedure is fully complied with.

·       Show courtesy to all customers and members of the public at all times as well as work colleagues.

·       Report any difficulties encountered with others to the Depot Manager.


The Person:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualification, skills, knowledge, and attributes.

·       Minimum 2 years experience in transport / waste industry.

·       Manual Handling training desirable.

·       Proficiency in the English language is a requirement alongside eligibility to work in Ireland.

·       Applicants will possess all relevant cards, CPC and licenses.

·       Manual Handling & Safe Pass an advantage

·       Good Written and Verbal English essential.

·       Must be flexible to work across different work sections within the business.

·       Proficiency in the English language is a requirement alongside eligibility to work in Ireland.

·       Experience in the waste industry a distinct advantage



If you wish to be considered simply click “Apply” on the job advert.

Bord na Móna is an equal opportunities employer.