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General information

Name
Truck Driver (fixed term 5 months, HC)
Site / Location
Seymour Mail Centre
Ref #
12354957
Entity
Australia Post
Opening Date
08-Jan-2024
Suburb
Seymour
Work Type
Fixed Term Full Time
Length of Assignment
5 months

Description & Requirements

Help us deliver like never before  

Are you motivated by getting behind the wheel of one of our iconic red trucks to deliver for customers? As our Heavy Vehicle Truck Driver, you’ll be the face of our trusted business, at the heart of your community and connecting businesses with their customers, and communities with each other day-in, day-out. You might not be working from home, but you’ll be on the road as a staple of your community, and it doesn’t get better than that!  

  

You’ll be  

  • Safely loading your truck with cages for delivery  
  • Completing your own daily vehicle safety check   
  • Driving our modern trucks between our operational centres and customers, for deliveries and pick-ups   
  • Returning to our operational centres to unload pick-ups  
  • Working 9 days every fortnight, Sunday - Friday, on a rotating roster, with start times between 5:45AM and 10:30PM
  • Earning up to $39.98 per hour for night shift, or $35.61 for day shift, inclusive of shift penalty and daily vehicle allowance
  • Signing up for a 3-month fixed-term contract at this stage, with a possibility for extension at end of term (not guaranteed)


About you

You’re a friendly, enthusiastic and reliable personality who loves autonomy just as much as interacting with others and being a team player. You’re passionate about making a difference in the community.  

 

You’ll also need to    

  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident  
  • Hold a Heavy Combination vehicle license. Forklift license advantageous
  • Be safety-focused and understand the importance of chain of responsibility  
  • Have a customer-centric mindset and effective communication skills  
  • You will need to meet our safe working load limit of weighing 120kgs or less 
  • Be fit enough to load and unload parcels of all different shapes, sizes and weights  
  • Be prepared to provide a driving history report, undergo a pre-employment medical and drug/alcohol screening and national police checks


How we’ll deliver for you  

  • Drive our iconic fleet and benefit from competitive permanent rates, rotating rosters and operate in a safe and inclusive working environment  
  • 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’re delivering together 

 

At Australia Post, we acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we operate, live and gather as employees. To find out more about our progress with reconciliation, watch this short video. 

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 also the largest organisation in Australia to successfully achieve Disability Confident Recruiter status and are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process and workplace for those living with a disability. If you have any questions, please contact our Diversity & Inclusion team on inclusivecareers@auspost.com.au 


See how we’re delivering together here

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