• Full Time
  • Whyalla

Des's Cabs

The Des’s Group of Companies is a family owned business with experience moving people for nearly 60 years. This talented team pride themselves on a culture that is highly energetic, innovative and goes the extra mile to add value to their clients. Operating a large fleet of vehicles throughout South Australia, Des’s are a South Australian icon.

We are seeking a Whyalla based Transport Manager to compliment our existing management team.

Des’s operates a fleet of 25 buses ranging in size from 14 seat Toyota Commuters to 57 seat Coaches. We employ some 35 drivers, which operates seven days per week. Along with a small fleet of 15 taxis supported by some 25 drivers who support our 24/7 taxi service to the Whyalla community.

Reporting directly to the Regional General Manager the purpose of this position is to:

  • Ensure the smooth running of the Whyalla fleet operations.
  • Manage the Driver rosters.
  • Enforce and maintain the high standards set by the company and regulatory bodies.
  • Offer leadership, guidance and support wherever needed.
  • Liaise with & build good working relationships with the Call Centre, colleagues & drivers.
  • Coordinate vehicle maintenance in conjunction with the Workshop Manager.
  • Manage vehicle accidents and breakdowns.
  • Monitor, assess and plan driver recruitment, training and inductions.
  • Assist with the handling and resolution of complaints.
  • Maintain and improve on fleet and operational KPI’s.

To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Positive “can do” attitude with a high level of self motivation.
  • Good people skills with a hands on approach to all aspects of the job.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Fleet and/or people management experience desired but not essential.
  • An eye for detail.
  • Ability to work autonomously, and as a part of a team.
  • Full SA drivers license, LR/MR would be an advantage.
  • Be willing to obtain a Driver Accreditation and if necessary occasionally drive.
  • Good computer and keyboard skills.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office products.
  • Minimum of Cert IV in Business or equivalent of 5 years experience.
  • Cert IV Assessment and Workplace Training would be desirable.
  • Certificate in WHS Training.

We supply:

  • Opportunity.
  • Training and support where required.
  • Great team atmosphere.
  • A dynamic work environment.

If you feel that you are the right person for this position, we are keen to hear from you.

Apply now!

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