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The Role 

This position will work across teams at STARTTS to provide the safe, friendly, punctual, reliable transport of clients to  activities and support the Fleet Officer with the transport of vehicles to Service Centres to ensure the regular  maintenance and upkeep of the STARTTS fleet. 

Drivers also have administrative and reporting responsibilities that are essential to the role and they are a critical part  of the vehicle maintenance and overall safety management system.


Reference No.1093-D
Applications CloseJuly 12, 2024
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Job CategoryAdministrations & Support, Care & Support Work
Job FieldCommunity
Employment BasisCasual
LocationSouth West Sydney

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Essential Criteria

  1. Possession of a valid Australian Driver's License, specifically LR class for heavy vehicles, alongside a  demonstrated clean driving record.
  2. Demonstrated previous experience in passenger transportation.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of local roads and traffic patterns.
  4. Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills with diverse populations, including seniors,  individuals with disabilities, and non-English speakers.
  5. Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team within a multicultural environment and demonstrate sound decision making in a fast-paced environment.
  6. Demonstrated strong attention to detail and commitment to safety standards.
  7. Ability to pass a clear background check and drug screening.

*This position is considered child-related employment and willrequire a Working with Children Background Check and a National Police Check. 


*This role is a Category A role. It is mandatory for Category A workers to meet and maintain the vaccination criteria (as  per the current NSW Health and STARTTS policies). 

Vaccination and/or assessment is required for Category A workers for the following transmissible diseases – measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis B, varicella (chickenpox), diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), influenza and tuberculosis. 

Covid 19 vaccination is strongly recommended, but not a requirement for employment. 

If successful you must provide evidence of vaccination and/or assessment. 

Should you not be able to comply with vaccination requirements before your commencement date, the offer of employment may be withdrawn. 

If you have a medical reason for why you cannot be vaccinated, a medical contraindication evidence will be required. 

Desirable Criteria

  1. First Aid Certificate. 

Other Information

Work Type: Causal; up to 38 hours per week. Contract up to 30 June 2026 (Continuation subject to ongoing funding)

Location: Carramar 

Vaccination Requirement: Category A 

Salary: Motor Vehicle Driver <2950 Kilograms. A generous salary packaging scheme is also offered 

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible.

  1. Complete a
  2. Write a Statement Against the Selection Criteria outlining how you meet the selection criteria (see the guide How to apply for a job at STARTTS)
  3. Submit an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  4. Provide copies of relevant Qualifications if applicable (overseas qualification must be assessed by an appropriate  Australian body to be considered)
  5. Statements of Service from previous relevant roles (if applicable, please ask us for a sample)
  6. A cover letter is optional.
  7. If you have any issues applying via the Employment Application Form or for any further information, send email to:

Closing date: Friday 12 July 2024

NB: Depending on the role, if appointed, you may need a current ‘NSW Working With Children Check’ clearance, follow this link for information on how to apply of your check:


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The Organisation 

"STARTTS is a not-for-profit Affiliated Health Organisation focused on providing a broad range of services to refugees in NSW. The focus of STARTTS approach is on building capacity and empowering people and communities to take control over their own lives, using a strengths-based approach and building on individual, family, community and cultural strengths."

ContactRachel Mensforth
Phone number (02) 9646 6700