Yard Assistant (Maintenance)

About Us At Busways, our core focus is on quality customer service, stakeholder engagement and employee development.For over 80 years, we’ve delivered a professional, reliable standard of service. We currently operate bus service contracts for Transport for NSW in Western Sydney, North Shore and West, Central Coast and North Coast and the South Australian Public Transport Authority in Adelaide’s Outer South.With a team of more than 2,800 people, committed to transporting over 53.7 million passenger journeys each year, we pride ourselves on taking a proactive approach to public transport delivery to ensure that the customer journey is seamless as possible.The Oppurtunity We currently have a vacancy for a dynamic and motivated Yard Assistant (Maintenance)  to join our Blacktown depot. 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.Key Responsibilities Cleaning the yard and mowing lawns as required Emptying bins in the workshops and depot yard as required Picking up and delivering parts and other objects as directed by the Workshop Manager/Supervisor Carrying out maintenance and repairs to buildings as required, such as cleaning gutters and painting Maintaining gardens and depot premises as required Perform ad-hoc tasks and other duties as directed Essential Crteria Previous experience in a yard / handyman role Demonstrated problem-solving skills, the capacity to successfully deliver high quality outcomes and meet deadlines. Excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain successful relationships Strong attention to detail, organisational and time-management skills Creative thinker and proactive problem solver Must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or have working rights in Australia Current forklift licence Current Australian drivers licence issued by the relevant State  The BenefitsBe provided with ongoing training and developmentHave overtime hours available and be paid at applicable penalty ratesHave the opportunity for future career developmentWork in a close-knit and team orientated environment that celebrates together with quarterly BBQ’sHealth and wellbeing programs (Fitness passport, Novated Lease Options, etc)Apply nowIf you believe this is the perfect role for you, please apply by submitting a resume and a cover letter that specifically addresses your skills and experience in relation to the role, duties and required skill-set. Individual applications will be processed as soon as they are received so if this position is for you, apply today!Busways is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from people representing all diversity groups and ages such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQ+, people with disabilities, religious beliefs and ethnicity. AUD Penrith 2750