Heavy Rigid Truck Driver

Posted 16 June 2022
Salary$40 - $42 per hour
Job type Full time
DisciplineTransport, Shipping, Logistics, Drivers & Couriers

Job description

Our client located in Broome is currently looking for HR Drivers with a current forklift licence to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the safe transportation of freight to and from a customer specified site, ensuring the supplier and customer commitments are met on schedule and in good condition.

  • Loading and unloading of general, over-dimensional and refrigerated freight
  • Securing and restraining loads in a safe manner as per operational requirements
  • Carrying out vehicle pre-start checks
  • Transporting freight in a safe and efficient manner to and from customer sites and depots
  • Ensuring all freight loaded matches the paperwork
  • Start times vary however may start as early as 4am
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to liaise with customers in a friendly and professional manner
Skills and Experience
  • Current HR Driver’s license
  • Accredited forklift ticket
  • Demonstrated experience using a non-synchromesh gearbox
  • Ability to acquire and pass a commercial vehicle pre-employment medical (Fit to drive).
  • Current online fatigue management certificate.
  • Ability to pass random drug and alcohol screens.
  • Flexibility in hours of work.
  • Refrigeration and general freight experience is desirable.
Culture and Benefits
  • Broome residential role
  • Team environment
  • Strong safety culture
  • Career development opportunities
  • Supportive and highly experienced transport company
To apply: Click ‘Apply ‘ now, alternatively contact Tawna on 9192 6996, tkinnear@dfp.com.au for a confidential discussion.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.