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Keolis Downer Northern Beaches is always on the hunt for new talent!

We support a diverse workforce and encourage all to apply.

Bus Driver – Sydney

Keolis Downer Northern Beaches

  • Brookvale, Sydney NSW
  • Public Transport & Taxi Services (Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics)
  • Full time

Are you wondering if you can transfer your current skills to a new career? One that will give you something new every day, a good income and enjoyable working days?

We are searching for the next generation of Bus Operators to be a part of the team helping get people where they need to go across Sydney’s Northern Beaches and Lower North Shore.

If you are ready to “think like a passenger” and are passionate about creating opportunities for people to make and maintain connections, we would love for you to join us on the journey in servicing the transportation needs of our local community.

What we offer:

  • Sign on bonus payments valued up to $2,000*
  • Reimbursement of all application costs upon commencement*
  • Free licence upgrade worth up to $1000*
  • Paid on the job training

(*subject to terms and conditions)

Benefits of being part of the KD team:

  • Extensive induction and on the job training
  • Attractive remuneration and benefits potentially earning $70k-$90k (Full time average)
  • Health and wellbeing programs including staff discounts and Fitness Passport Memberships for you and your family
  • Inclusive workplace and organisation culture
  • Obtain an accredited qualification whilst you work
  • Great career opportunities within our broad portfolio of subsidiary businesses in Melbourne, Perth, Gold Coast and Hunter.

What’s required from you:

  • A current and valid driver’s license (and be willing to obtain a Medium Rigid or Heavy Rigid License)
  • A good driving history
  • Good communication and customer service skills 
  • Willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check, criminal history check and working with children check.
  • Have a current NSW Driver Authority Card (or be willing to obtain one).

We are recruiting both experienced and first time drivers at all 3 of our Sydney locations: Brookvale, Mona Vale and Neutral Bay.

Applications can be submitted by clicking ‘Apply Now’ or send an email to kdnb.recruitment@keolisdowner.com.au.

For further information or any questions about your potential future as a Bus Operator with Keolis Downer Northern Beaches, email our friendly recruitment team now at kdnb.recruitment@keolisdowner.com.au or give us a call on 02 9941 5888

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver’s licence

Please note: This role is being sourced directly by Keolis Downer. We will not be accepting applications via recruitment agencies at this point in time.

Heavy Vehicle Motor Mechanic ($100k-$130k + $5K Sign-on and Stay payment)

Keolis Downer Northern Beaches

  • Brookvale, Sydney NSW
  • Automotive Trades (Trades & Services)
  • Full time
  • $100,000 – $130,000 per year

Who we are:

Keolis Downer is Australia’s largest private provider of multi-modal public transport. We are the largest light rail operator in Australia and one of the nation’s most significant bus operators. Keolis Downer provides services to more than 250 million people each year.

As a proud RAP organisation, Keolis Downer is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Applications can be submitted by clicking ‘Apply Now’, by giving us a call on 02 9941 5888 or sending an email to kdnb.recruitment@keolisdowner.com.au.

Benefits:

  • Sign on and stay on bonus worth up to $5000!
  • Attractive remuneration and benefits: $100k – $130k average annual earnings
  • All tools and protective equipment provided
  • 152-hour, 19-day 4-week cycle. Opportunity to request flexible shift arrangements
  • Day/afternoon (no night shift) seven-day roster with shift allowances, opportunities for overtime and RDO every roster period
  • Health and wellbeing programs (Fitness passport, Novated Lease Options, etc)
  • Inclusive workplace and organisation culture
  • Employee amenities and protective clothing laundering facilities
  • Career development opportunities involving the latest heavy vehicles and emerging electrical vehicle technologies
  • Great career opportunities within our wider Keolis Downer Team in Newcastle, Queensland, South Australia and Perth

About the role:

  • Keolis Downer are looking for a Motor Mechanic to join our Maintenance team in the Northern Beaches! As a Motor Mechanic for Keolis Downer
  • Maintenance of and repairs to all vehicle mechanical and electrical systems including drive, and drive-line, steering, suspension, braking, air, hydraulic, computerised and other associated systems
  • Rotating roster every 2 weeks, day/afternoon (no night) shift with working hours between 06:00 – 23:00
  • A range of mechanical, testing and fabricating in order to undertake vehicle maintenance such as, diagnostic computers/tools, multimeters, mig, oxy acetylene welding, lifting and materials handling, materials manufacturing, various hand tools
  • On-road vehicle and fleet support as well as undertaking planned and corrective fleet maintenance

Role Requirements:

  • Motor Vehicle Repair Tradespersons License (Motor Mechanic)
  • Heavy vehicle and systems experience desired but not essential, product training and support provided
  • MR or HR drivers license (Don’t have one? We will help you upgrade your license)
  • Prior experience in hydraulics & pneumatics is desirable
  • Experience with heavy vehicles is desirable but not required
  • Willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check, criminal history check and working with children check

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Are you willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver’s licence?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?

Please note: This role is being sourced directly by Keolis Downer. We will not be accepting applications via recruitment agencies at this point in time.

Who we are:

Keolis Downer is Australia’s largest private provider of multi-modal public transport. We are the largest light rail operator in Australia and one of the nation’s most significant bus operators. Keolis Downer provides services to more than 250 million people each year.

As a proud RAP organisation, Keolis Downer is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Keolis Downer Northern Beaches is an equal opportunity employer that promotes diversity and inclusion. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and encourage all people to apply regardless of background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style. We consider applicants with criminal histories in line with position requirements, each application will be considered on its merits. We encourage candidates who require any accessibility support or any reasonable adjustments during the application process or on the job to let our recruitment team know so reasonable adjustments can be accommodated.