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Yard Hand/Truck Driver

Apply now Job no: CC21Kewdale
Brand: Australia Post
Categories: Transport
Work type: Casual Full Time
State: WA
Location: Perth Airport

As a Yard Hand in one of our busy Transport Centres, you’ll be responsible for getting those deliveries where they need to go. This role is 70- 80% driving in the yard & 20 - 30% parcel sorting.

About the role:

Working on a weekly rotating roster, this highly-visible role will see you:

  • Moving trucks and trailers around the yard
  • Completing daily vehicle maintenance checks 
  • Using a pallet jack to sort parcels onto a carousel

What are we looking for:

  • Capable and safe drivers who hold a current HR or HC licence
  • An appreciation and understanding of the mechanics of large trucks and vehicles / vans.
  • A good communicator who’s more than happy to interact with customers and team members, and always shows courtesy on the roads – after all, you’re the face of Australia Post
  • Someone who can work a 24/7 rotating shift on a seven-hour 21 minute per day roster – including weekends and public holidays.

What do we offer:

  • $30.79 per hour plus shift penalty and overtime rates
  • Allowances including meal and tonnage (based on heavy vehicle)
  • A safe, quality, and modern working environment
  • You’ll also get 12% superannuation, plus access to discounts on hundreds of items including restaurants, retail products and more
  • Access to internal job opportunities within Australia Post

To be successful:

  • You’ll have less than 5 demerit points accumulated in the last 2 years
  • No suspension or cancellations of licence, or drink or drug driving offences in the last 5 years and no more than 2 in the last 10 years

As part of the recruitment process we require you to provide a driving history report, undergo a pre-employment medical and drug/alcohol screening as well as national police checks.

The Australia Post Philosophy  

 For us, a diverse, inclusive and enjoyable culture is the foundation for great work. It’s why we encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities and cultures, and promote a flexible way of working that enables a genuine work-life balance. 

We offer an attractive salary and benefits in an equal opportunity workforce. We encourage applications from people of all ages, including Indigenous Australians and those with a disability. 

If you are an experienced Driver looking to secure work up until January 2022 and want to work for one of Australia's most respected organisations, please submit your application today! 




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