There are currently 20 Forklift Driver jobs across the Employment Plus network.

Working as a Forklift Driver

Average salary: $40,000 - $80,000

A Forklift Driver is an important addition to any warehouse or industrial operation, and it is their job to move bulky materials, containers, crates, goods on pallets, cartons and bales.

If you’re competent with operating a Forklift, or are ready to learn, perhaps considering a job as a Forklift Driver, is the right move.

Common duties

  • Operating forklifts to stack, and unstack items in warehouses, factories, timber yards and shipping terminals
  • Transporting goods to their designated areas
  • Ensuring goods are stored correctly and can be easily located
  • Monitoring the equipment, and servicing and performing minor repairs as necessary
  • May operate specialised vehicles items underneath elevated frames

Experience and qualifications

  • You do not need any formal qualifications to work as a Forklift Driver, however undertaking a course in warehousing operation, may be helpful.


  • Able to drive and maneuver a forklift
  • Organisational skills
  • Time management skills
  • Operational skills
  • Warehouse operation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Great at following instructions
  • Some mathematics skills are an advantage

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

Please note that we do experience peak times for phone calls, which could result in some time on hold. We aim to keep inconvenience to a minimum but please note that delays of several minutes are possible.

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