Expressions of Interest for HR & HC Truck Drivers

$27.02 - $28.07 hourly
  • Gold Coast City Council
  • Gold Coast QLD, Australia
  • 20 Oct, 2021
Casual/Seasonal/Maternity Transportation Services

Job Description

Reference number 30460
Position title  Expressions of Interest for HR & HC Truck Drivers
Employment status  Casual
Directorate  Organisational Services
Location  Carrara Depot
Award - Classification City of Gold Coast Certified Agreement 2019 - Level 4 - Operational Services - Stream B, Division 2, Section 5
City of Gold Coast Certified Agreement 2019 - Level 6 - Operational Services - Stream B, Division 2, Section 5
Salary $27.02 to $28.07
Salary Details  
Hours per week  38

The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by the lifestyle and driven by opportunity.

Here at City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities.

  • We aim high – we are passionate about delivering the best for our city
  • We add value – we are innovative and make the most of every opportunity
  • We work as a team – our people are great individually, but unstoppable together
  • We take responsibility – we are committed to working safely, being trustworthy and owning our actions

About the Position

Our Fleet department provides fit for purpose equipment to enable City employees to provide adequate service to the Community. Team members in the Fleet department work alongside their team leaders and site supervisors in an environment made up of Drivers, Operators and Construction staff. We are currently seeking expressions of interest from skilled drivers for tipper truck, tipper/trailer, and water truck operations to provide service delivery to our internal customers.

Key Deliverables of the position

  • The delivery of cost-effective fleet and plant solutions for internal council service providers safely and efficiently.
  • Experience in recording driver operator prestart maintenance records, risk assessments and fault reporting of Council's heavy plant and equipment
  • Performing administrative duties such as answer telephones, two-way radios, work orders, logbooks, incident reports, assist in the allocation office and routine paperwork
  • From time to time, assisting other council staff and contractors on site. This may entail manual labouring and the use of hand tools.
  • Maintaining a high level of customer service by liaising with relevant project supervisors regarding the safe and efficient employment of plant and equipment on job sites.
  • Performing other duties, as directed from time to time by the Supervisor Fleet Operations, provided that such tasks are within the competency of the nominated role.
  • Proficient in computer systems, Microsoft Outlook and internet explorer.

About You 

Team members in the Fleet department will:

  • Have extensive experience in Water truck driving/operating, including standpipe use.
  • Have extensive experience in operating tip trucks including truck & dogs.
  • Have experience in operating Semi-Trailer Float Trucks with machinery tickets.
  • Have experience and expertise in semi-trailer tippers, waste bin roll-on roll-off in the waste and or landfill industry.
  • Be well-developed in interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Have a high level of self-motivation and initiative, with the ability to work unsupervised.
  • Have the ability to prioritise and multi-task in a business support environment effectively.
  • Have the ability to think laterally and apply problem-solving techniques and develop and implement solutions.
  • Have the ability to work productively in a team environment and foster good relationships with other team members.
  • Deliverable able to deliver high-quality service to customers (internal/external) and understands and reacts responsively to customer expectations.
  • Have the ability to work weekends and public holiday where required.

What can the City of Gold Coast offer you?

  • A friendly and supportive team where you will be recognised and rewarded.
  • Opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression.
  • A competitive remuneration plus up to 12% employer superannuation contribution and options to salary sacrifice

How to Apply

If you believe you display the attributes detailed above and hold the relevant experience and qualifications, then we would love to hear from you; please click on 'apply now' to submit your expression of interest in driver roles within the City. Please be sure to upload copies of any licences and tickets under the section requesting your Identification Document. Please be advised that reference checks will be conducted as part of the screening process. Short listed applicants for the expressions of interest will be notified should any vacancies become available.

The Selection Process

As part of our selection process, you may be required to undertake a one way video interview via SparkHire, and a face to face interview or virtual interview via Microsoft Teams. You may also be required to undertake police checks, employment history checks, qualification checks and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures.

Please note applications for all of our vacancies close at 10.30pm on the listed closing date.

A commercial vehicle medical assessment and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures will be required.

Job Closing Date

20 Dec, 2021