Driver Instructor/Assessor

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 full time vacancy for a dynamic and motivated Driver Instructor/Assessor to join our team located in the Central Coast / Hunter Region.

What we are looking for

The core of what we are looking for is someone who is committed to developing their skills and knowledge as well as having a willingness to seek and accept challenges and responsibility. You should be:

1. Willing to take on more responsibility and grow across different roles as your skills increase.

2. Willing to get involved; with a can do, roll your sleeves up attitude. We are not looking for a plodder.

3. A People's Person.  You have the ability to have positive and meaningful interactions with all of the staff that you work with.

4. Someone who gives their ideas and freely challenges people or systems to try and do it better.  You are able to come up with avenues and suggestions to do it better.

5. Someone who thinks outside the box and challenges ideas.

6. Looking for long term growth and longevity.

7. Someone who fits into our culture. Key aspects of our culture are

  • Adaptable – you do not get stuck in your old ways instead, you are willing to embrace change if it's for the better.
  • Communication – you listen well instead of reacting fast which enables you to better understand.
  • Engagement – you have a knack for using emotion and logic to communicate a persuasive vision and connect with people
  • Driven and Determined – you are proactive enough that you don't wait to be told something needs to be done or improved. You are driven enough to perform any tasks that may be out of your job description. You are willing to fight for difficult goals despite challenges and have the inept ability to bounce back from adversity
  • Curiosity – you have a strong desire to seek out new experiences, knowledge and receiving candid feedback to allow an openness to learning
  • Learning – Is a never ending process that occurs every single day. Allow yourself to unleash the power of learning by being able to question and research topics to increase your own knowledge

Please only apply if you think you can be a valuable player and will be a great cultural fit on our team.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join both a growing department and a growing company.  You will be given in the opportunity to grow, develop and to take on more responsibility.

You will be working in a fast paced and energetic environment that will encourage you to be a conceptual and creative thinker within the team.

The Job

In this role you will be challenged to push your thinking and understanding of training, as you will need to adapt and mould your knowledge to a unique and ever-changing industry.

This role will focus on the development of employees through ongoing support, assessment and coaching.  

The responsibilities of this position depend on you and your strengths. It could include but is not limited to:

  • Conduct licence upgrade training for employees under the HVCBA scheme
  • Conduct driving assessments on new and potential employees
  • Improve driving standards throughout the organisation
  • Facilitate training in work skill instruction, mentoring and classroom based training
  • Coach and develop employees to achieve to their highest potential

The Successful Applicant should have:

  • A Certificate IV in workplace Training and Assessment (TAE40110)
  • Completed Unit of Competency in Language, Literacy & Numeracy (TAELLN411)
  • A current driver's licence (minimum MR)
  • Proven ability in facilitating effective training
  • Excellent organisation and planning skills
  • Strong grasp of the English language, grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Desirable Experience

  • Experience in various training delivery methods
  • A creative approach for developing multiple ways of presenting content
  • HVCBA Instructor / Assessor licence (HR class or higher)

What is working for Busways like?

We are a family run company with a community feel.  We are continuously growing and look forward to continuously developing with our employees.  We think (at least) that it's a fun, flexible and friendly environment. 

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.

No agency applications

How To Apply: 

Please apply by sending through a copy of your Resume and Cover Letter to aleeshasimon@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, 16th February, 2018 

Aleesha Simon
(02) 9497 1866