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Bus Drivers

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Position Description:

What are we looking for 
Are you an enthusiastic team player with a drive to work within a fast paced and growing industry? We are currently looking for Bus Drivers to join our team across our operating regions. We are looking for individuals that enjoy meeting new people, have excellent customer service skills and are interested in a Bus Driving career! 
 
The responsibilities associated with the role of being a Bus Driver will include but is not limited to the following:
  • Driving allocated buses along specified routes as directed.
  • Ensuring the care, safety and comfort of Busways’ customers.
  • Keeping your supervisor informed, by the two-way radio, of any issues – such as late running or overloading, which may affect the timetabled or school service.
  • Completing accident report forms, shift reports and other reports, as required.
  • Reporting any damages or defects to the bus in the defect book.
  • Collecting fares, issuing tickets, checking passes, recording all students carried, operating ticket machines and providing customers with the correct change.
  • Accounting for all money collected and being responsible in reconciling any monies collected at the end of each day.
  • Carrying out all shift duties and instructions whilst following Busways Policies and Procedures at all times
  • Maintaining and wearing the uniform provided - always maintaining a neat and tidy appearance 

SELECTION CRITERIA

Desirable

  • A Current MR licence - If you have a C class licence, Busways may assist potential applicants in upgrading their licence
  • A Current NSW Driver Authority (DA) - If you do not hold a DA, Busways may assist potential applicants in obtaining 
  • Valid Working with Children Check (Paid Work Classification)
  • Good driving history
  • Able to work shiftwork including broken shifts, weekends and public holidays.
  • Able to perform simple mathematical calculations, read rosters, maps and timetables and follow route directions.
  • Have good personal presentation.

As mentioned, if you do not hold any or all of the abovementioned licences/clearance, Busways may be able to assist suitable applicants in obtaining the minimum requirements outlined. On the job training will be provided via our Driver Mentors and Training Department.

Why work for Busways?
We are a family run company with a community feel. We are continuously growing and look forward to continuously developing with our employees. We believe that it's a fun, flexible and friendly environment whereby employees are looked upon as our most valuable assets. 

How To Apply:

Download and complete an Employment Application Form and take it to your nearest depot or send it directly to our Recruitment team at recruitment@buways.com.au

Prior to submitting your application form, please ensure that you have all of the necessary documents ready to be attached with your application such as but not limited to copies of the following:

  • Driver's Licence - front and back copy
  • NSW Driver Authority - front and back copy, if obtained
  • Working with Children Check number - If obtained
  • Right to Work Documentation-Visa, Passport, Birth certificate etc
  • RMS Driving History- no more than 4 weeks old from date of issue

Contact:

Busways Recruitment Team
Phone: 02 9497 1800
Email: recruitment@busways.com.au

Diesel Mechanic - Grafton/Yamba

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Position Description:

What are we looking for

Our employees are what make Busways work. We are always trying to attract people with high quality traits to join our team. We currently have a vacancy for a dynamic and motivated Diesel Mechanic to join our Grafton/Yamba depots. The successful candidate will be required to work at both Grafton and Yamba depots, and the working location will alternate between the two, dependent upon operational requirements.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company and a friendly team environment. You will be given the opportunity to grow, develop and to take on additional responsibility.

You will be provided with all necessary training on the various makes and models of buses as well as being supplied with uniforms, boots and safety equipment.

The Job

Reporting to the Workshop Manager/Supervisor, this role requires you to have a mature and professional approach with excellent communication skills. Your main duties/responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  1. Maintaining and performing vehicle repairs as per company and vehicle manufacturer policy and procedures within acceptable and reasonable time frames
  2. Demonstrating and maintaining clean workshop practices in your day to day role and ensuring that these practices meet the high standards held by the Workshops team
  3. Ensuring that all maintenance and repairs are performed according to company procedures and are recorded on the designated forms and documents provided
  4. Maintaining and performing all workshop practices in a manner that adheres to all Workplace Health and Safety regulations
  5. Maintaining all company tools and equipment to a good working order and to Busways standards, as well as reporting damaged or worn tools and equipment
  6. Assisting the workshop manager/supervisor with the day to day running of the workshop

Essential Criteria:

  • A current MVRIA license
  • A trade qualification as a Diesel Mechanic
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Extensive bus and heavy vehicle experience
  • Permanent Residency or Australian Citizenship

Desirable Experience:

  • +/- 5 years Heavy Vehicle (Bus/Truck) experience
  • MR/HR license

About Busways

Busways Group is one of the largest private bus operators in NSW, operating route, charter and school bus services in outer-metropolitan Sydney, the Central Coast and the NSW North Coast. We are a family run business with over 75 years' experience. Today we are a strong team of approximately 1500 staff delivering quality public transport with a fleet of over 700 buses across 16 depots.

Unfortunately due to the large number of applications that we usually receive, we are unable to contact all applicants and only short-listed applicants will be notified.

Busways is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

How To Apply:

Please apply by sending through a copy of your Resume and Cover Letter to recruitment@busways.com.au  or alternatively for more information, please don’t hesitate to contact the Recruitment Team on (02) 9497 1800.

Please note, applicantions will close on Friday 20th of April, 2018

Contact:

Phone: (02) 9497 1800
Email: recruitment@busways.com.au

Diesel Mechanic - Blacktown

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Position Description:

What are we looking for

Our employees are what make Busways work. We are always trying to attract people with high quality traits to join our team. We currently have a vacancy for dynamic and motivated Diesel Mechanic to join our Blacktown depot.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company and a friendly team environment. You will be given the opportunity to grow, develop and to take on additional responsibility.

You will be provided with all necessary training on the various makes and models of buses as well as being supplied with uniforms, boots and safety equipment. Whilst heavy vehicle experience is desired, this is not necessary as we are willing to train and develop the right individual for the position.

The Job

Reporting to the Workshop Manager/Supervisor, this role requires you to have a mature and professional approach with excellent communication skills. Your main duties/responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  1. Maintaining and performing vehicle repairs as per company and vehicle manufacturer policy and procedures within acceptable and reasonable time frames
  2. Demonstrating and maintaining clean workshop practices in your day to day role and ensuring that these practices meet the high standards held by the Workshops team
  3. Ensuring that all maintenance and repairs are performed according to company procedures and are recorded on the designated forms and documents provided
  4. Maintaining and performing all workshop practices in a manner that adheres to all Workplace Health and Safety regulations
  5. Maintaining all company tools and equipment to a good working order and to Busways standards, as well as reporting damaged or worn tools and equipment
  6. Assisting the workshop manager/supervisor with the day to day running of the workshop

The successful candidate will need to be available to work the day and afternoon shifts, when and if required. The afternoon shift commences at 3:30pm till midnight, where there is a 15% loading on top of the offered hourly rate.

Essential Criteria:

  • A current MVRIA license
  • A trade qualification as a Diesel Mechanic or Mechanic
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Extensive mechanical experience
  • Permanent Residency or Australian Citizenship

Desirable Experience:

  • +/- 5 years Heavy Vehicle (Bus/Truck) experience however, we are willing to support and develop the right individual that may not have heavy vehicle experience.
  • MR/HR license

About Busways

Busways Group is one of the largest private bus operators in NSW, operating route, charter and school bus services in outer-metropolitan Sydney, the Central Coast and the NSW North Coast. We are a family run business with over 75 years' experience. Today we are a strong team of approximately 1500 staff delivering quality public transport with a fleet of over 700 buses across 16 depots.

Unfortunately due to the large number of applications that we usually receive, we are unable to contact all applicants and only short-listed applicants will be notified.

Busways is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

How To Apply:

Please apply by sending through a copy of your Resume and Cover Letter to recruitment@busways.com.au or alternatively for more information, please don’t hesitate to contact the Recruitment Team on (02) 9497 1914.

Please note, applicantions will close on Friday 20th April, 2018.
 

Contact:

Suzanne Wellham
Phone: 02 9497 1914
Email: swellham@busways.com.au