Carlisle – HGV CLASS 1 & 2 DRIVERS

Job description:
Macadams are a well-established family business with over 50 years in the breakdown industry, we are currently looking for a Vehicle Recovery Operator (VRO) who will drive and operate various HGV’s utilising specific equipment to assist with the loading/unloading of broken-down and accident damage vehicles.

This is a great opportunity to join a Company who pride themselves on helping and supporting all local police authorities, major breakdown organisations and their customers in the movement of broken down and accident damaged vehicles.

Due to the nature of work undertaken, the successful applicant must pass the relevant police authority vetting to be able to complete elements of the role.

  • 4 on 4 off – Rotating shift pattern
  • 10 or 12 hour shifts available
  • DAY & NIGHT shifts available
  • Due to the nature of the job and work load, you will be required to complete ‘on call’ duties
  • Training provided
  • Competitive rates of pay to be discussed at interview level
  • Full uniform and PPE equipment supplied


  • HGV class 1 or 2 driving licence required along with in date CPC and Tacho card
  • Previous industry knowledge would be an advantage but not essential
  • Able to work flexible hours
  • Clean and presentable and of good nature
  • Strong communicator
  • Forklift training preferred but not essential

Supplemental pay types:

  • Monthly Bonus scheme (after successfully probation period)
  • Performance bonus
  • Sales incentive


  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Healthcare Cash Plan Policy (qualifies after 12 months service)
  • Employee Referral programme

Job Type:

  • Full time, permanent

Work Location:

  • Field based / Roadside

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