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Temporary Heavy Goods Vehicle Drivers

An Post is currently recruiting temporary heavy goods vehicle drivers for the Christmas period for the following locations:

  • Portlaoise Mails Centre

  • Athlone Mails Centre

  • Cork

About the Role:

The work will involve supporting the An Post HGV Network Fleet as the need arises. The position will require full compliance with standard operating procedures and achievement of work standards to maintain An Post’s tradition of ensuring that mail is delivered the next day.
CE Licence rate of pay is 18.99 per hour.

Candidate Specification:

Candidates must have a full and clean CE driving licence. You will ideally have relevant work experience or experience in a customer-focused environment. You should be hardworking and committed, with good organisational skills and be flexible, efficient and effective in undertaking all work practices. Candidates must be 18 years of age on or before the 06th November 2020.

How to Apply?

We welcome all interested candidates to submit a completed application pack via email to by 5.00pm on 01 December 2020 together with the following listed documents:

  1. A Copy of Your Valid CE Driving Licence

  2. A Copy of Your Up To Date CPC Accreditations ‚Äč
    N.B. All applicants must also submit a copy of the CPC modules from the CPC Portal with their application.

  3. Valid Photo ID (Drivers Licence or Passport)

  4. One Recent JPEG Passport Sized Photo

  5. Proof PPS Number

  6. Proof of Address

  7. GNIB (if applicable)

  8. If you are a non EEA Citizen, you must provide a valid work permit.

  9. If you have resided outside Ireland within the past 10 years you must supply security clearance from that particular jurisdiction.

  10. A Completed Garda eVetting Invitation Form - Click here to download your Garda eVetting Invitation form!

Satisfactory evidence of being able to fulfil the requirements of this positions and meeting the criteria set out in this notice is needed and must be clearly proven in the application and accompanying documents. Late applications cannot be accepted. The selection process will include pre-employment clearances.

An Post is an equal opportunity employer, celebrating diversity and championing inclusivity. If you require any reasonable accommodations to assist you, please simply let us know. We encourage all applicants who meet the above criteria to apply!

About An Post

An Post has successfully restructured the company into two world-class businesses, An Post Mails & Parcels and An Post Retail, each with its own management team and long-term strategy.
The Mails & Parcels Business is rapidly growing its eCommerce and mail marketing businesses, offsetting declining mail volumes, while still delivering the highest quality postal service to every home and business in Ireland. The business plays a fundamental role in Irish economic life as the backbone of eCommerce, making sure that communities across Ireland have the same access to goods as in major world cities. Read more about our strategy as well as our CSR, sustainability and equality initiatives here!

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