Delivery Driver


Job Description

Job Title: Delivery Driver
Location: Edinburgh (EH11)
Start Date: ASAP
Contract Length: Temporary- 8 weeks initially
Pay Rate: 13.37 per hour
Working Hours: 5 days out of 7 (1pm-7pm)
Weekend working is required and overtime may be available.
If successful, you must be able to pass a disclosure check.

Pertemps are delighted to be supporting Royal Mail in recruiting multi-drop Postal/Parcel Delivery Drivers in Edinburgh East.

If you have excellent customer service skills and want to be a part of a dynamic and growing industry, this position is perfect for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You’ll start your day in the local delivery office sorting and collecting post/parcels to be delivered.
  • You’ll be given a hand-held device to capture customer signatures for deliveries. The hand-held will also act as your routing system, telling you where to go to next.
  • The role will be physically demanding, where you’ll be walking at least 8 miles per day. You will also be required to carry a bag that can weigh up to 16kg, delivering letters and parcels, with parcels weighing up to 20kg.
  • Driving and on foot delivery will be required, and you will be required to push/pull a trolley during deliveries.

Key Skills:

  • Valid UK driving license with a maximum of 6 points. (a clean license is preferred)
  • Previous delivery or driving experience preferred but not mandatory.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Strong communication and customer service abilities.
  • A commitment to safe and responsible driving practices.
  • Working outdoors in all weathers is required

If you’re interested in this role, please click apply now!