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General information

Senior Postal Delivery Officer
Site / Location
City Delivery Center Adelaide
Ref #
Australia Post
Opening Date
South Australia
Work Type
Fixed Term Full Time
Length of Assignment
6 months

Description & Requirements

Help us deliver like never before 
This is a unique and rare opportunity for anyone who is agile and looking to take the next step in their career and love a good challenge. We are looking for a resilient, safety conscious, confident and motivated individual to join and support your local communities and ensure our letters and parcels are delivered on time. 

You might not be working from home, but you’ll be working together with a friendly team of likeminded people, and your community relies on you, and it doesn’t get better than that! 

You'll be
  • Starting your day early in the morning sorting both mail and small parcels
  • Responsible to cover and deliver to multiple rounds with no two days are alike! 
  • Completing your own daily vehicle safety check
  • Loading your vehicle with your deliveries for the day
  • Delivering outdoors in all types of weather to deliver to homes and businesses
  • Paired up with our experienced Rider Mentors, who are committed to engage and take part in your professional development  

About you
  • You hold a full or probationary motorcycle licence  
  • Experience and/or knowledge working within the courier/delivery industry is advantageous but not mandatory
  • You are resilient and able to adapt to high volume and pressure
  • You are flexible with working additional hours if required 
  • You’ll successfully pass our mandatory and practical riding assessment
  • You have a great memory, excellent attention to detail and can lift up to 16kgs of Mail and Parcels regularly  
  • You will need to meet our safe working load limit of weighing 100kgs or less

How we’ll deliver for you 
  • We invest in you for the long-term, encouraging growth through delivering on our values of Trust, Inclusivity, Empowerment and Safety  
  • Be part of a culture where everybody feels they belong, are valued and can bring their authentic self to work every day  
  • We invest in your personal well-being, recognise and reward you for your contribution to our successful with Post Perks and more

We’re delivering together

At Australia Post, we acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we operate, live and gather as employees. 

We believe our business should reflect the diverse communities we operate in and are proud to be an inclusive workplace for people from all walks of life. We encourage applications from people of all ages, genders and backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, People with Disability, LGBTQIA+ and Refugees. We are one of the largest organisations in Australia to successfully achieve Disability Confident Recruiter status. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process and workplace for those living with a disability and are committed to reviewing and removing bias in our processes to create a gender-equitable recruitment experience and workplace.  If you have any questions about accessibility, please contact our Diversity & Inclusion team on

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