Date listed: 20/5/2020
Geelong Full Time

About the business

We are a leading provider of wholesale and retail garden supplies to Geelong, the Surf Coast and Greater Victoria. Our sites include two retail yards at Moolap and Torquay, as well as, bulk sites at Point Henry, Murgheboluc and Portarlington. We currently have roles available for immediate commencement. A summary of the roles and duties are provided below.

ASSISTANT YARD MANAGER - TORQUAY. The role will report to the Yard Manager and will undertake the following duties:

•Manage up to ten staff

•Provide advice to customers and ensure they are served in a timely manner

•Accurately take delivery orders and process sales using point of sale system

•Load trucks and trailers and move them on in a safe and efficient manner

•Drive trucks up to 16 cubic metre capacity to deliver materials

•Ensure that all staff comply with OH&S requirements

•Ensure the yard is well stocked and kept neat and tidy at all times

•Work at least every second Saturday or Sunday

•Must have a valid truck and front end loader licences (preferred)


The job involves operating a Truck & Dog/Quad Trailer locally, carting a range of soil and quarry products and materials from quarries and sand pits to the company’s retail and bulk sites, as well as, construction sites. The role will report to the Operations Manager and or Supervisor and will require the following skills and experience:

•Minimum of five years’ experience driving truck and trailers (Tipper)

•HC or MC licence (Minimum Requirement)

•Be respectful, reliable, friendly & polite

•Take pride in the equipment you will be driving/operating

•Daily pre-starts and maintenance checks on equipment

•Have very good communication & customer service skills

•Very good paperwork skills.

•You will also be required to have sound knowledge of the current Chain of Responsibility (COR) rules and obligations along with solid Work Health & Safety protocols.

•Front End Loader experience

•Preparedness to work weekends as required


We currently have opportunities for dynamic casual staff that are able to work flexible days including Saturday and Sunday as required. The successful applicants will possess the following skills:

•Team player with excellent customer service skills

•Drive a tip truck up to 10 cubic metre capacity

•Operate a Front End Loader

•Victorian Drivers and Medium Rigid Licences

•Undertake manual work

•Competent in numeric calculations and cash handling

A competitive remuneration package will be provided, as well as, long term employment and career progression opportunities for the right people.

Email resumes to Admin@newcombsand.com.au

Manufacturing, transport & logistics
Salary type
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Full time
Sub sector
Couriers, drivers & postal services

Geelong 3220

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