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Forklift and Truck Driver

Last updated: 31/08/2022
Female worker driving forklift in industrial container warehouse

IMPACT Community Services Limited (IMPACT) is a high profile, community owned organisation supporting the most vulnerable and marginalised members of our community. Since 1978, we have been supporting local people experiencing disadvantage, poverty and exclusion. Our vision is to improve lives. IMPACT is also a Child Safe Organisation committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. 

About the job

This is a casual job based at our materials recovery facility at University Drive, Bundaberg. Join our friendly team and:

  • Collect recyclable materials such as card, paper, bottles, cans and drums from customers around the Bundaberg region
  • Perform pre-trip inspections on the truck
  • Complete run sheets on a daily basis
  • Operate a forklift within the facility 
  • Perform some manual tasks to assist in the operation of the facility  
  • Follow WH&S processes to ensure your safety and the safety of others in the workplace

We are a social enterprise employing workers with a disability to sort waste from Council's yellow top bins. We make a real difference to the environment and to the lives of our workers. 

Our offer to you 

This casual role provides:

  • Salary packaging up to $18,500 per year
  • Birthday bonus day
  • Paid 2 hours per month to donate to a worthy cause of your choice
  • Opportunities for advancement with our 'grow your own' approach to recruitment

About you

To enjoy this role, you need:

  • Recent experience as a HR truck driver with an active HR license and as a forklift driver
  • Literacy and numeracy skills so you can accurately complete run sheets 
  • Your own transport and a current drivers' license
  • A willingness to participate in a Commercial Driver medical assessment 
  • A track record as a team player who assists team mates and completes manual tasks

To find out more, download our Position Description

Apply now by submitting your resume on Seek

IMPACT welcomes all applications, including from Indigenous Australians, people with a lived experience of mental health concerns and recovery, a disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. 

We believe that diversity makes us stronger and we provide equal opportunity to all. Selection for all vacancies is made on the basis of merit. 

The successful applicant will be required to obtain a Working with Children and an NDIS Worker Screening clearance prior to commencing, together with proof of up-to-date Covid-19 vaccinations.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Do you have a heavy vehicle driver's licence?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a truck driver?
  • Are you willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?
  • Do you have experience operating a forklift?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?
  • Which of the following forklift licences do you have?

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