Yodel to create scores of Leeds jobs

Yodel is to take on more than 1,100 staff ahead of the festive period
Yodel is to take on more than 1,100 staff ahead of the festive period
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Parcel carrier Yodel is to potentially create hundreds of new jobs in Leeds.

The carrier is recruiting for 621 part-time and full-time roles across the region, including Leeds as well as Keighley, Selby and Sheffield in preparation for this year’s peak Christmas period.

The independent parcel carrier is set to recruit 124 directly employed drivers who will be provided with Yodel branded uniforms and a liveried van. In addition to the directly employed drivers, Yodel is also looking for 183 owner drivers, who will be required to provide their own vans. Both sets of drivers will be based at their local service centres and provided with hand held computers.

A further 258 self-employed couriers, will also be joining the company, using their own cars to deliver and collect smaller parcels from customers.

Further details of the vacancies can be found at: http://careers.yodel.co.uk/

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