Truck Jockey

Hours: Casual

Location: Sunshine

Applications close: Sunday 26 February 2017 at 5pm

We currently have opportunities for casual Truck Jockeys to join our Social Enterprises division located in Sunshine. Reporting to the Transport Team Leader, this position will be responsible for assisting the Truck Drivers in efficiently handling and transporting stock around Melbourne.

Summary of program and its objectives

Social Enterprises is one of eight areas of the Brotherhood of St. Laurence, and has responsibility for creating and developing enterprising projects and ventures that maximize the financial contributions to the organisation.

The Logistics department serves all parts of Social Enterprises by transporting furniture and other goods to and from homes, warehouses and stores.

Main responsibilities of the role

This role is an interface to the community for the BSL. Its purpose is to assist the driver in efficiently handling and transporting stock around Melbourne, and maintaining the vehicle in line with vehicle safety regulations, OH&S guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) in order to ensure the effective delivery of logistics operations in a safe and professional manner.

The ICT Project Manager will perform quality control on the work of subject matter experts and ensure that projects deliver all requirements in line with the Project Methodology on time and on budget.

To meet the selection criteria, candidate will require 


  • understanding of and empathy with the values and ideals of the Brotherhood
  • well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build effective relationships and liaise across all levels both internally, externally and with people from diverse backgrounds
  • proven experience and skills in providing high level customer service
  • demonstrated experience and technical skills in record keeping
  • must be physically fit to lift items of weight up to 10kgs
  • ability to work autonomously and effectively as part of a team to achieve outcomes
  • ability to make positive changes and make recommendations in the workplace
  • a sound working knowledge of all aspects of truck driving and vehicle maintenance
  • minimum requirement of Class A driving licence.


  • furniture-handling experience
  • forklift license

This is a casual position and hours will be on an as required basis. Salary will be $21.23 per hour plus 25% casual loading plus superannuation. Attractive salary packaging provisions are available.

For further information please view the Truck Jockey position description (PDF, 272KB) or Leonie Curran on (03) 9474 7840 or 0417 078 227.

To apply

Applicants are required to submit a resume and complete the screening questionnaire »

Email written applications to: recruitment(at)

Applications Close: Sunday 26 February 2017 at 5pm

Please note: Applicants who do not complete the screening questionnaire will not be considered for shortlisting. All applicants must be eligible to work in Australia for the duration of the appointment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a standard Police Check and requires a Working with Children Card. The Brotherhood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application process

In making an application for a position at the Brotherhood all applicants must:

  • read the position description
  • provide a brief cover letter
  • complete the application process as specified in the vacancy. Failure to complete the application process as specified in the vacancy may result in rejection of your application.
  • provide a current resume outlining your work history, details of any relevant qualifications and licences and two referees, either current or most recent Manager. Applicants may be required to provide evidence of qualifications or licences at interview. Further assessments may include skills testing, presentations or psychometric testing.

Applicants not shortlisted for interview will be contacted as soon as practicably possible. 

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Police and Working With Children Checks

The Brotherhood works with children, youth and vulnerable people and requires all staff to undertake a Police Check and, where applicable, a Working with Children check, prior to commencement. A person's criminal history does not automatically exclude an individual from working or volunteering at the Brotherhood. Police Checks are administered and paid for by the Brotherhood. 

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Please note:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply
  • For more information or assistance with your application, please contact the Human Resources Team on (03) 9483 2444 or email: recruitment(at) 
  • The Brotherhood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you would like some more information about our recruitment process or require assistance with your application please contact our recruitment team at recruitment(at) or visit Jobs at the Brotherhood on our website.

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