Veolia UK | Driving careers

Areas of opportunity

An incredibly wide range of roles, united by our passion and ambition

Veolia is a huge business, with over 174,000 employees across the world and over 14,000 in the UK alone. 

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We have people in an incredibly wide range of roles and what unites us is our passion and ambition. We're a leader in providing smart environmental solutions - and are looking for people who share our drive and vision.

With us, you'll be part of a culture that's both innovative and inclusive. We really value diverse points of view and encourage everyone to contribute to our goals. To help you, you'll have exceptional learning and development programmes. You can also expect the support of a warm and friendly team.

Operational roles | drivers

If you're looking for a rewarding job, why not join us as a driver? It's a varied role that could see you taking charge of your own route or providing cover for other drivers. However you work, you'll have the chance to expand your skills and knowledge.

We have opportunities to drive all kinds of vehicles, including HGVs, front-end loaders and skips.

To join us, you must be an experienced driver with the relevant driving license and qualification appropriate for the role, as detailed in the job description.

Management and Support roles | Human Resources

In a rapidly transforming business like ours, we have some really interesting challenges for ambitious HR professionals. Whatever your role, you'll have the freedom to shape the way we work to meet our overall objectives. You'll develop personally too, benefiting from our highly regarded training and on top of that, you'll work with the knowledge that you're helping to promote the green economy.

Across the organisation we have more than 140 HR professionals in a variety of areas. These include:

  • Shared Services and Payroll
  • Learning & Development
  • Resourcing
  • Employee Relations and Policy Development
  • Culture and Engagement
  • HR Business Partnering

Within our operational business areas across the UK our HR Business Partners and Employee Relations teams play a key part in influencing the people agenda working closely with the regional teams.

Management and Support roles | Finance

Finance is much more than a support function at Veolia. It plays an integral role in driving the business forward and by extension contributes greatly to the circular economy.

We have finance professionals across every part of the organisation, including central teams and shared services. Together, they offer a vast depth and breadth of knowledge.

The energy and ideas they bring have been instrumental in our success so far, while their professional integrity and the rigorous quality standards they apply give us the confidence to set our sights higher and take on ever more exciting challenges.

If you have big ambitions for your career and you're eager to contribute to a business that cares about more than just profit, Veolia is definitely the place to be. So, why not join us?

Management and Support roles | Engineering

Whether you're a chemical, mechanical or civil engineer, you could have a truly rewarding career with us. Part of a diverse team, you'll be at the heart of a business that's creating a more sustainable future. That means lots of opportunities to tackle interesting challenges, explore fresh markets, and manufacture brand new products. What's more, you could be working directly with clients to find even more innovative solutions.

If you're a talented problem solver who shares our flexible approach, you'll go far. Whatever your background, you'll have the industry training you need to get up to speed. From there, you'll have the chance to develop your career in a number of directions, including into management.

Graduate Development Programme

We offer an exciting two-year Graduate programme where you will gain valuable skills and expertise to build yourself a successful career. You will learn about different areas of the business in a healthy and happy environment with excellent development opportunities available to you. Graduates who complete our training programme can look forward to becoming environmental professionals.

Apprenticeship programme

Want to learn as you earn? We help our apprentices to learn on the job and gain the vocational qualifications they need to perform a variety of skilled roles. Everything from mechanical engineering and HGV driving to customer service and horticulture.


Training and Development

We want you to fulfil your potential. That's why you'll be encouraged to develop your skills and knowledge, with the opportunity to learn in a variety of different ways.

​Our training division, Campus Veolia, has a wide choice of programmes that can help you learn more about:

  • Leadership and Management
  • Sales and Finance
  • Quality Health Safety and Environment (QHSE)
  • People Skills
  • Technology Skills
  • Driving Skills