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Careers - Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria

Shuttle Truck Driver - SHUTTLE0621

2 June 2021

Truck Driver

(Colac based)

 AKD is a forestry products company, growing and manufacturing sustainable quality timber products. With operations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria we have 1,000 plus strong team members who are passionate about our business!

AKD is proud of our diverse culture, that supports empowered individuals, embraces teamwork, and encourages a simple action orientated ‘can do - make it happen’ attitude. 

We are looking for an experienced Truck Driver to join our Dispatch & Logistics team as a Shuttle Truck Driver. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated truck driver with a proven commitment to safety that is looking for a successful career in a progressive company.

This position requires an experienced truck driver to transport goods to and from our local Colac and Irrewarra sites. This position is based on an attractive day shift roster.

The successful applicant will have knowledge of the Chain of Responsibility requirements as well as working within fatigue management guidelines.  This position requires the applicant to perform driving duties whilst adhering to all OH&S, legislative, site and contractual obligations.

The successful applicant will have great communication skills and a friendly nature, with proven experience maintaining strong relationships with customers and contractors.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Minimum Heavy-Combination (HC) licence, but multi-combination would be preferred.
  • Loader and/or forklift licence is preferred, but not mandatory and can be provided
  • Previous hauling experience & a clear understanding of road transport legislation
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Demonstrated commitment to health, safety and wellbeing
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Positive and well composed attitude

If you have commitment, energy and are motivated to make a difference, please email your resume and cover letter using reference code ‘SHUTTLE0621’ to the below addresses. For further information please email recruitment@akd.com.au or call Michael Swanson (Recruitment Manager) for a confidential conversation on (03) 5231 9100.

 Note: Applications close: 18th June 2021

Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, may be required.

Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria


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