About the organisation
We are Wyndham, one of Australia’s fastest growing and most diverse cities.
Our people are hard at work designing the precincts, building the infrastructure, developing the policies and delivering the programs that will ensure the City is prepared to welcome over 200,000 new residents by 2040.
Shape new possibilities. Be part of something more.
About the role
A bit about the role
An exciting opportunity exists for community focused Bus Drivers to join the Youth Services team to support the facilitation of mobile programming from our new state of the art mobile youth facility – the Wyndham Street Surfer Bus.
The bus will provide outreach activities and projects including programs, events and services that encourage and support young people aged 12 to 25 who live, work, study or recreate in the City of Wyndham using a community engagement and youth participation. The bus will be on the road four to six days and nights a week.
Did we mention this new bus is fitted with all the bells and whistles like WIFI, music and DJ equipment, gaming consoles, art equipment and five LCD screens as well as an outdoor LCD screen which can be used for gaming and movies?
You will be responsible for providing safe, careful, and responsible transport of our Youth Services staff members and partner agencies by driving the Wyndham Street Surfer Bus (Mobile Outreach Service) to a variety of locations within the Wyndham municipality.
You will enjoy working directly with the community and critical to this position will be your experience and love for working with young people and the community. To support meeting the program objectives, you will have excellent time management skills and as an integral member of the Street Surfer Bus team you will contribute to great team dynamics as the team will be working across the week, with evening and weekend work required.
What you’ll bring
- Experience in working directly with the community including young people
- Ability to deal with a wide range of people coupled with minor problem-solving skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Current endorsed Heavy Vehicle licence (HR)
- Experience working with young people (desirable)
- Comprehensive knowledge of safe working practices regarding Occupational Health and Safety issues
- Current First Aid (Level 2) and Working with Children Check is also desirable, or willingness to obtain
Be part of something more
Take a look at our job opportunities and you may be surprised at what you discover: a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen our diverse community. It all adds up to make Wyndham City a great place to belong.
Our people are our most valued asset. We are focused on building a culture that empowers every person to do their best work. Flexibility is built right into our DNA and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive workplace that celebrates a diverse workforce. Ask us how this role can be worked.
So, are you ready to shape new possibilities?
We are a proud equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply for our job opportunities. Our commitment is to provide safe and inclusive environments where everyone can grow and succeed.
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Bus Driver – Wyndham Street Surfer Bus via Pro Bono Australia.