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Bus Driver - Full Time
Groote Eylandt, NT

SeaLink is looking for a bright and energetic individual with a strong work ethic and an enthusiastic attitude to join our team on  Groote Eylandt.

 

 This is a Permanent Full-Time Bus Driver Position.

 

SeaLink has a small committed team based on Groote Eylandt which provides safe and reliable transport links for the Groote Eylandt and Bickerton Island communities.

 

The successful candidate will be based on Groote Eylandt or is willing to relocate, it is not a fly in fly out position.

 

The ordinary working hours will be Monday to Friday with some early starts or late finishes. Some overtime will be necessary.

 

About You

  • High level of punctuality 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to relate to passengers from a variety of backgrounds and provide assistance
  • Good troubleshooting skills
  • Strong work ethics and 'Can Do' attitude
  • Be well presented at all times
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Mechanical aptitude

 

These attributes will be complimented by experience, skills, and qualifications in the following areas:

  • Light Rigid Northern Territory drivers license with H endorsement (involving police check and medical) 
  • Senior First Aid Qualification
  • Ochre card 
  • Own transport
  • Ability to drive within the Company and Traffic Authority Regulations.
  • Proven track record of excellent customer service 
  • Strong verbal communication skills

 

About the role

 

The primary function of the bus driver is to effectively and safely operate all company passenger vehicles and to provide professional customer service to the passengers on board. 

  

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate a scheduled bus route service according to the timetable
  • The re-fuelling of buses in a safe manner 
  • Carry out daily vehicle inspections
  • Sell bus tickets and handle cash
  • Complete daily logs and reports
  • Cleaning duties
  • Assist passengers with queries and boarding where required
  • Carry out minor mechanical checks and change tyres when required

Prior passenger transport experience is highly valued but not essential to the role. 

 

About Us


SeaLink Travel Group is a publicly listed multi-modal transport and tourism operator, delivering world-class customer services and brilliant Australian holiday experiences.


Carrying more than 350 million passengers a year in different locations around the world, our Group has over 8,000 employees operating more than 3,200 buses and 78 ferries in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory, Western Australia, London, and Singapore.


SeaLink was founded in 1989 in Adelaide providing transport and ferry services between the mainland and Kangaroo Island. Today, we are a leading Australian marine, tourism, and public transport provider with established international operations in London and Singapore.

 

This role requires energy, commitment, initiative, teamwork, and time management.

 

If this sounds like your dream job, we encourage you to apply!

 

We are requesting your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are the best person for this position.

 

Please fill in as much information as you can in the track record section of the application and pay close attention to the questions.

 

 Applications close: Sunday, 25 October 2020

 

 

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately and the position may close earlier than stated if we have found a suitable candidate.

 

SeaLink Travel Group is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 

 

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