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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

  • 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@busways.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 - Copy of Front and Back 
  • NSW Driver Authority - If obtained, Copy of Front and Back
  • 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

Property Administrator

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Position Description:

What are we looking for

Our employees are what make Busways great. We are always trying to attract people with high quality traits to join our team. We currently have a full-time vacancy for a Property Administrator at our Support Office located in Pymble.

The Team

The Property Team currently has three employees. The key responsibilities of the department are:

  • Planning, design and construction of new depots and other facilities
  • Administration of utilities, tenants and leases
  • Maintenance of all properties owned and leased by Busways

Your Role

Reporting directly to the Property Manager, you will be working in a close-knit team. This is a diverse role fulfilling multiple areas of the Property Department within Busways. The responsibilities of this position depend on both you and your strengths. It could include but is not limited to:

  1. Manage approvals for projects, including but not limited to DA's, Construction Certificates and Occupation Certificates.
  2.  Liaise with consultants, contractors and various Local and State Government bodies.
  3. Coordinate repairs, maintenance and capital works for commercial and rental sites
  4. Search, evaluate and negotiate properties for prospective purchase to meet a specific brief.
  5. Keeping concise records and providing regular project and property market related updates.
  6. Negotiate and prepare lease agreements for a variety of property types.
  7. Manage existing tenants and evaluate and report on perspective tenants over a variety of property types.
  8. Prepare property related financial reporting including land Tax and insurance values.

Essential Experience

  • Practical knowledge of the Development Application process at local government level.
  • Familiarity with the EPA&A and SEPPs.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders and building ongoing relationships.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Competent in reading and understanding engineering and architectural drawings.
  • Hold a valid Australian driver's license  

Desirable Criteria

  • Administration experience will be highly regarded
  • An understanding of varying property markets including sales and leasing
  • Knowledge of some practical aspects of building and construction
  • Ensure all safety policies and procedures and promoted and adhered to.

What is it like working at Busways?

We foster a fun, flexible and friendly working environment that encourages its employees to learn and develop. Some of our employee benefits include:

  1. Flexible Working Hours – we encourage flexibility in the workplace thus, our employees have the ability to start early and finish early or vice versa. However, this is dependent on the core working hours of the business and the operational requirements of the department 
  2. Yoga - A relaxing yoga class once a week with a qualified teacher.
  3. Lunch Club + More - A subsidised healthy eating lunch option that includes sandwiches, wraps, salads and fruit. We also have an espresso machine and a selection of tea to keep you going through the day.
  4. Shuttle Bus - We currently have a number of free shuttle buses that bring staff to and from work every day from both the Central Coast region and Western Suburbs. The ability to use this service is dependent upon the requirements of the position (working hours) and is dependent upon the needs and requirements of the department.

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 1600 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.

Contact:

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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 swellham@busways.com.au or alternatively for more information, please don’t hesitate to contact the Recruitment Team on (02) 9497 1800.

Please note, applications will close on Friday, 2nd June 2018.

Contact:

Suzanne Wellham
Phone: 9497 1800
Email:

Trade Assistant - Gosford

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Position Description:

Our employees are what make Busways work. We are always trying to attract individuals with high quality traits to join our team. We currently have a full-time vacancy for a dynamic and motivated Trade Assistant to join our Gosford depot.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company and a friendly team environment. In this role, you will be given in the opportunity to grow, develop and to take on more responsibility as you progress. You will also be provided with all necessary training on the various makes and models of buses and be supplied with uniforms, boots and safety equipment.

The Job

Reporting to the Workshop Supervisor, this role will focus on assisting both Workshop departments (Panel/Mechanics). The role will require you to have a mature and professional approach with excellent communication skills. The main duties/responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the Workshop staff with any tasks as required
  • Performing minor repairs, maintenance and refurbishment of vehicles and equipment within your skill level, experience and under supervision
  • Maintaining clean workshop practices
  • Picking up and delivering parts and other objects
  • Maintaining gardens and depot premises as required

Essential Criteria:

  • Good communication skills
  • Sound workshop knowledge with a desire to work within a panel shop environment
  • Able to take direction well and be committed to their work
  • Willing to learn, understand, and display the drive and determination to complete tasks

Desirable Criteria:

  • Current MR licence

ON THE JOB TRAINING WILL BE PROVIDED!

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.  Some of the staff benefits include:

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.

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Busways is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How To Apply:

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

Please note, applications will close on Friday, 22nd June 2018  

Contact:

Suzanne Wellham
Phone: 9497 1800
Email:

Diesel Mechanic - Port Macqaurie

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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 Port Macqaurie 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.

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 swellham@busways.com.au or alternatively for more information, please don’t hesitate to contact the Recruitment Team on (02) 9497 1800.

Please note, applications will close on Friday, 29th June 2018.

Contact:

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