Class 1 Driver - Killingholme

Who are we… At DFDS people mean the world to us. We aim to attract and retain the best talent, provide challenge and opportunity for personal growth and development and do it in an inclusive way to get the best from everyone. We take great pride empowering our people to make a real difference.  Join our driver team and be part of our success as one of Northern Europe’s largest shipping and logistics companies.


Tramper Driver average annual earnings: £42,748
Day Driver average annual earnings: £34,414

We are looking for Class 1 drivers to work out of our Killingholme depot Monday to Friday. The role involves picking up ferry trailers from Immingham docks, tipping at customer site, reload and back to the docks.

All you need is:

  • Full HGV Class 1 Licence
  • Valid DIGI Card
  • Valid CPC Card
  • Good English verbal and written skills
  • Excellent customer service skills

DFDS Benefits:

  • Maximum tax-free payments on all subsistence allowances    
  • 29 days holiday including Bank Holidays
  • Life assurance cover
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Re-imbursement of driver medicals
  • Free ferry travel for up to 4 guests between Dover and Calais / Newcastle and Amsterdam with no limit on trip
  • Proactive support and access to funded continued professional development and full Driver CPC training provided FOC
  • Opportunity to be part of our driver champions network (be part of making a continued positive difference for our driver teams)
  • Regular Team social events for drivers and families
  • Uniform and PPE provided
  • Full employee assistance programme including:
  • Proactive financial, emotional, mental and physical health care support including face to face counselling, fast 24/7 access to a GP, a second medical opinion and legal support for colleagues and their family
  • Huge range of retail discounts from high street and online retailers
  • Cashback on health care including dental, optical, physiotherapy, prescriptions, specialist consultations and much more
  • Access to Thrive, our award-winning Wellbeing platform
  • Access to mental health first aid and opportunity to join support webinars with a focus on all areas of positive wellbeing


If you want to be part of a growing and forward-thinking business that puts its colleagues first, please apply today and join our team!  We will evaluate applicants on an ongoing basis.  We are an inclusive equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all. #WE MOVE FOR ALL TO GROW 






Christine Deighton