Driver Filler - Taupo

  • OnGas
  • Taupō, New Zealand
  • 28 Jul, 2022
Full time Engineering Trades and Services Transport and Logistics

Job Description

Job Description

About Us
Vector Ongas is one of New Zealand’s largest gas retailers. We supply LPG gas cylinders safely and reliably to homes and businesses throughout New Zealand, with depots from Whangarei to Invercargill. In addition to bottled gas we also supply natural gas to the industrial and commercial market in the North Island.

About the role
We are looking for an energetic, motivated and reliable person to join the team as a Class 2 Delivery Driver at our Taupo Depot.  

In this role you’ll be responsible for filling LPG gas cylinders and delivering them to homes and businesses all around the region.  

You’ll be dealing with customers face-to-face, and at times might need to answer questions or offer them solutions. We’ll make sure you have all the training and support needed, so you are confident in giving accurate information.

As you’ll be handling dangerous goods, you need great attention to detail and a strong commitment to health and safety.

Other duties include:

  • completing vehicle safety checks
  • organising delivery runs
  • loading product onto the truck
  • delivering pre-filled LPG cylinders and taking away the empties
  • regularly washing your truck, cylinder maintenance and filling, are also part of the role

About you
You have a clean licence with at least 6 months Class 2 driving experience and can drive a manual transmission, along with:

  • previous experience delivering goods
  • be physically fit, with the ability to lift heavy items when doing deliveries
  • Dangerous Goods licence and LPG filling experience (or be willing to undergo training)
  • being flexible and adaptable with a strong focus on customer service
  • able to use handheld computer delivery equipment
  • a proactive approach and responsibility towards Health and Safety.
  • satisfactorily pass background checks such as: Criminal & ACC history, medical and Drug & Alcohol screening.
  • be a team player with a can-do attitude and the flexibility to meet the demands of the operation

What’s on Offer
This is a permanent, full time role working Monday – Friday usually 7am – 4pm with the option for overtime.  Great job security in a well-established and successful, essential-service company.

You’ll receive competitive salary, including overtime and on-call allowance during our busy periods. You’ll also be part of a great, supportive team with many additional benefits, including

  • Annual $300 fitness grant, Free onsite health checks, discounted healthcare;
  • Assistance to obtain LPGA Cylinder Filling certificate and help maintaining current Forklift and DG Licences;
  • Full and ongoing training
  • Uniform supplied

This role requires applicants to be either NZ/AU citizens/permanent residents or to hold a current and valid work visa for New Zealand and to be residing in the country.