Our people

Our people

Here at Keolis Downer we are committed to providing a fun, safe and enjoyable workplace for all our staff.

Here at Keolis Downer we are committed to providing a fun, safe and enjoyable workplace for all our staff.

What makes working with us so special is our culture, one that embraces our core values and shared commitment to the development of high performing natural leaders within our organisations. We are proud to recruit, train and retain only the most talented professionals throughout our operations, who share our customer and safety-focused approach.

We are always looking for hard working people to join us in servicing the transportation needs of our local community in the 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 in the Northern Beaches and Lower North Shore.

Available career opportunities can be viewed by clicking here (opens in a new tab).

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People and Culture

Why work for us?

As Australia’s largest private provider of multi-modal public transport, we offer:

  • An inclusive workplace and organisation culture
  • Attractive remuneration and benefits
  • Extensive induction and on the job training
  • Nationally recognised qualifications
  • Health and wellbeing programs
  • Employee recreation and leisure activities and programs that provide a sense of belonging
  • Great opportunities within our broad portfolio of subsidiary businesses.

Available career opportunities can be viewed by clicking here (opens in a new tab).

 

Diversity & Inclusion

We are a people business that reflects the community we serve.

Our people are our greatest assets and are what sets us apart. Every team member makes valuable contributions to achieving our strategic objectives. Regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, religious faith, political affiliation, socio-economic origin, or family responsibility, every single person is vital to the continued success of Keolis Downer Northern Beaches.

The differences our people bring to the workplace every day are celebrated and enable us to do things differently, be more innovative and create a more inclusive employee and passenger experience.

Keolis Downer is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Learn more about our commitment to building an inclusive workforce here.

 

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Career Opportunities

Bus operator

Being a bus driver involves a lot more than driving. It’s work that’s rewarding, varied and enjoyable, focused on providing key services to connect the people of the Northern Beaches and Lower North Shore to where they work, live and play.

You are in charge of:

  • Getting passengers to their destination safely and on time
  • Providing great customer service
  • Interacting with the public in a number of ways, including updating passengers during disruptions.

Our service relies on a work roster with shifts across early mornings, days, nights and weekends, public holidays and special events.

Operations controller

Our controllers are the eyes and ears of our buses to make sure services are operating safely and reliably for customers. You will:

  • Communicate with bus drivers to provide on the road support
  • Monitor bus services to make sure services are on time
  • Manage unplanned disruptions

Maintenance and assets

Our maintenance team is responsible for the safety and reliability of over 400 buses. You will have:

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge gained in a fast-paced repair, service or maintenance environment
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Trade qualifications or experience in trades work with buses.

Management and administration

There are many faces behind the scenes that play an important part in the integrated public transport journey in and ensuring our business runs efficiently. Categories include:

  • Customer experience
  • Engineering and maintenance
  • Human resources and training
  • Analysis and data insights
  • Health, safety, environment, and quality
  • Procurement