Current Vacancies

We currently have the following positions available:

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HGV/Artic/Skip Roll-on Drivers

The broad remit of responsibilities include –

  • Ensuring all collections/ deliveries are made in a professional and timely fashion.
  • To resolve issues/queries effectively and to escalate to relevant departments where necessary.
  • To establish good working relationships with customers.
  • Ad hoc duties as requested.
  • Reporting to Transport Manager throughout the day.
  • Follow route and time schedule.

Person Specifications –

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills required. You will be the face of the company with our customers.
  • Must hold all relevant C/EC Licence/Driver Digital Card/CPC Card.
  • A good level of written and spoken English is an advantage.
  • Excellent driving history with accident free record.

We have competitive terms and working conditions and our Transport Team are contactable 24/7 to provide full driver support.

For more information or to send a CV and Cover Letter click here.

General Operative – Dublin Airport

Waste Managment Operative


  • Movement of all waste generated from concession areas to the waste compound
  • Weigh all the wheelie bins and empty into designated waste compactor skips
  • Maintain housekeeping of the site and the waste areas

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in waste managment would be desirable but not essential
  • Team player with ability to work on their own initiative
  • Full class B licence advantageous

For more information or to send a CV and Cover Letter click here.

Environmental Officer

Job Description

 To promote and improve the company’s culture and policies in relation to Environmental compliance and to assist with Health and Safety Compliance.  To ensure that the company keeps records and procedures up to date and provides advice and guidance to management on best practice.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide Environmental advice to senior management and colleagues. Providing and presenting in house environmental awareness training to staff.
  • Schedule and carry out Environmental monitoring, sampling and reporting for EPA facilities in accordance with the site licences.
  • Preparation of monthly and annual environmental reports and response letters to the EPA and local authorities.
  • Environmental administration, including letters to customers, customer queries and site environmental reports.
  • Maintenance of the company Environmental Management System, (ISO 14001 certified). Carrying out audits and drafting procedures.
  • Working as part of a close EH&S team, to assist when necessary to ensure deadlines are met and to cover periods of annual leave.

Essential Job Specification:

  • Have a science or engineering degree/diploma.
  • 2-5 years’ previous experience in similar Environmental compliance role.
  • Knowledge of waste legislation and Irish regulations.
  • Experience working with the ISO 14001 standard in a previous company.
  • Full Driving Licence and your own vehicle.

For more information or to send a CV and Cover Letter click here.



Truck Helper

Working alongside a Driver the Truck Helper will be responsible for:

Collecting and emptying bins 140,240,360,660,1100 L
Ensuring that all bins are left back from where they were taken
Ensuring all rubbish is cleaned up if falling from the bin while on lifters
Working as a team, reporting to driver, supervisor and manager
Learn runs and when necessary show driver’s where to go
Reporting any issues with bin/lifter to driver/office
Ensuring that each customer issue is dealt with in a polite manner
Acting as banksman for driver at all times
Reporting directly to the Driver and taking drivers instructions

Helpers required for All areas with good English and preferably transport .

Flexible hours, Day shift Mon-Fri.

For more information or to send a CV and Cover Letter click here.



HGV Fitters

Plant/Truck machinery

2-3 years experience

Good conditions in a modern workshop.

Top rates of pay to right candidate.

Ideally someone with experience on waste collection vehicles, with electrical experience a distinct advantage.

For more information or to send a CV and Cover Letter click here.


Artic Drivers

Must have references.
Must have current EC licence.

1/2 years experience

For more information or to send a CV and Cover Letter click here.