There are currently 58 Truck Driver jobs across the Employment Plus network.

Working as a Truck Driver

Average salary: $30,000 - $85,000

Truck drivers facilitate the delivery of goods, often over long distances, and sometimes in large, heavy vehicles.

If a life on the road appeals to you, and you’re looking for variety and independence, a truck driver role might be a great match for you.

Common duties

  • Manoeuvring vehicles for loading and unloading
  • Delivering goods, whilst determining the most effective route to travel
  • Undertaking regular safety and quality checks of vehicles, to make sure they are safe to be on the road
  • Ensuring goods are securely stowed, so they can be delivered safely
  • Verifying load documents, checking the condition of goods and receiving confirmation of deliveries

Experience and qualifications

  • No formal qualifications are required to work as a truck driver, however a driver’s license is essential, and other tickets, checks and licenses can help your application, such as:
    • Special licenses for transporting dangerous substances, certain types of loads etc.
    • Construction induction card (white card)
    • Forklift license
    • Manual driver’s license
    • Medium rigid (MR) driver’s license
    • Heavy rigid (HR) driver’s license
    • National police check
    • Medical test
    • Psychometric or aptitude tests

Skills

  • Comfortable and experienced driving vehicles
  • Experience driving heavy vehicles
  • Organisational skills
  • Physically fit
  • Able to move, coordinate, load and unload heavy or large items
  • Communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Operational skills
  • Navigation skills
  • Able to control machines and processes
  • Mechanical and repair skills

Call 136 123 or email us to learn more and talk to someone about your eligibility.

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