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Job Title: Lorry Driver

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and experienced Lorry Driver to transport goods and materials across various locations. The ideal candidate should have a valid commercial driver's license and a clean driving record. The Lorry Driver will be responsible for ensuring the safe and timely delivery of goods while adhering to all traffic laws and regulations.


  • Transport goods and materials to various locations
  • Ensure the safe and timely delivery of goods
  • Adhere to all traffic laws and regulations
  • Perform routine vehicle inspections and maintenance
  • Maintain accurate records of deliveries and pickups
  • Communicate effectively with dispatchers and customers
  • Follow all safety procedures and protocols


  • Valid commercial driver's license
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to operate a variety of vehicles, including lorries and trailers
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to lift heavy objects and perform physical tasks

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous experience as a Lorry Driver or similar role
  • Experience with loading and unloading goods and materials
  • Experience with navigating various routes and locations

Working Conditions:

  • Flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays
  • Exposure to various weather conditions
  • Physical demands, including lifting and carrying heavy objects
  • Extended periods of sitting and driving

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process: To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to [insert contact information]. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Lorry Driver

What is the best way to find and hire a Lorry Driver near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Lorry Driver applicants. Employers posting their Lorry Driver job on Indeed get about 17 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Lorry Driver applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Lorry Driver are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 11 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 13 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Lorry Driver positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Lorry Driver role?
SMS has 90% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Lorry Driver job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Lorry Drivers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 142% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Lorry Driver applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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