Recruitment opportunities at CTS

CTS pay competitive salaries and provide generous employee benefits including flexible working, pension, life assurance, 5 days’ annual company sick pay, 20 days holiday plus BHs with the ability to build up service days. We also provide comprehensive training and development opportunities for our staff.

Security vetting is a requirement for all roles at CTS and any offers of employment are made subject to obtaining and maintaining the necessary security clearance. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and will be required to provide proof of 5 years’ UK residency.

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C+E Security Driver

Silchester, Nr. Reading and surrounding area

We have immediate vacancies for drivers to join our permanent crew. We are seeking careful, professional drivers with strong commercial driving experience who relish the opportunity to travel extensively within the UK and regularly into Europe. You must be comfortable driving long distances, double manned and working long hours, sometimes at short notice with regular overnight stays away from home and weekend work (on a 1 week in 3 rota).

Driving for CTS is about delivering excellent customer satisfaction and you will need to be an individual with integrity, who takes pride in their work, shows meticulous attention to detail and has a positive ‘can do’ attitude. You must be well presented with excellent geographical knowledge and able to meet the manual handling requirements of the job.

Ongoing training will be provided for example, ADR, CO Air Cargo Security, MHE, CPC.

Experience with high security/high value, multi drop, double manned (including convoy) international driving would be an advantage and holding or obtaining an ADR qualification is beneficial but not essential as training can be provided to the right candidates.

Required:

Essential:

  • LGV Category C+E licence (max 3 points)
  • Security vetting is a requirement for all roles at CTS and any offers of employment are made subject to obtaining and maintaining the necessary security clearance. Applicants should note that they must be eligible to work in the UK and will be required to provide proof of:
    •  At least 5 years’ UK Residency (evidence will be required in support of significant periods of time spent outside UK)
    • 5 year employment history (evidence required to explain gaps in excess of 28 days)
  • Must live within 30 miles (or 1 hour commute) of our offices in Silchester, Berkshire, or be willing to relocate to the area

Desirable:

  • ADR licence (ideally all UN Classes in packages)
  • Air Cargo Security trained to Cargo Operative

Driver Rates
Monday to Friday:
LGV C+E: £12.24 per hour

Saturday: Time and a half
Sunday/Bank holidays: Double time

In addition CTS pays unsocial hours allowance, sleeper cab allowance and other subsistence payments.

Benefits include competitive rates of pay, regular overtime, training opportunities and 28 days annual leave per annum with the ability to build additional service days, pension, annual bonus, life assurance, childcare voucher scheme, employee gift cards, and company sick pay.