Postal Delivery Officer - Van/Walking — Fyshwick

Full Drivers licence required with experience (minimum 6 months).

Van driving experience not required to be successful but solid driving experience essential.

  • You will be safety focused and understand the importance of chain of responsibility
  • You'll need to be able to work Monday - Friday from September/October 2021 until January 2022

Australia Post is one of Australia's most trusted service providers. Coming up to our busy peak period, we are seeking experienced and confident Postal Delivery Drivers to work at Canberra South Van Services in Fyshwick on a temporary basis.

As a temporary Van Driver no two days are the same! You must enjoy a diverse role which will often include sorting parcels for delivery (if required) and van driving duties. You'll be proactive and when required have independence on the road, taking pride in providing a trusted service to our customers.

About the role

  • You will be unloading mail & parcels from vans and sorting into either small or large letters, small and large parcels and express post, or interstate and overseas mail.
  • You are safety conscious and thrive working in a physical role where you are able to operate loading/unloading equipment as well as manually load and unload mail articles from trucks and vans into mail cages (ULDs).
  • You are a perfectionist and able to complete relevant documentation associated with the pick-up and delivery of mail articles where required.
  • You have a strong safety awareness and can drive a van efficiently to pick up and deliver mail articles when required and display appropriate knowledge and awareness of Occupational Health and Safety.
  • You possess sound knowledge of current state or territory road rules and regulations and have awareness of relevant road networks with the ability to interpret a street directory and aptitude to learn and recall geographical locations.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment where you will be picking up & delivering parcels and/or mail bags within tight deadlines and to specific delivery targets
  • You love interacting with customers and have a positive attitude whilst delivering
  • You are fit and active and able to complete walking postie duties if required

To be successful, you will need to have these essential requirements

  • You must hold a current full Drivers Licence (for relevant state or territory).
  • Van driving experience not essential but solid driving history required
  • Must be able to pass a Van assessment by our Network Trainers
  • Must be able to lift up to 16kg of mail on a repetitive basis.
  • Have ability to work safely in a fast paced environment.
  • Be capable of handling Australia Post vehicles to our standards.
  • Handle parcels that may contain meat and/or alcohol products.
  • Availability to commence September/October 2021 and work through till January 2022
  • Flexibility required; duties may change depending on facilities requirements
Applications close Monday, 1 November 2021
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