JOIN A TEAM DEDICATED TO SERVICING THE PERTH COMMUNITY
CAREERS AT HORIZONS WEST

Are you looking for a new challenge?

The team at Horizons West are a dedicated team passionate about safely transporting the Perth community from A to B. We’re always on the hunt for top Perth talent and have a number of opportunities up for grabs across a variety of business divisions. If this sounds like you, check out the vacancies below and touch base using the form.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM A CAREER WITH US
  • Flexible hours: we treat our employees like our family. We offer flexible working hours to suit your situation and family. That’s why we have casual, part-time or full-time opportunities up for grabs.
  • Recognised brand: being a family business for over 30 years means our reputation across the Perth community is very well recognised. At Horizons West you will be working with some of Perth’s top organisations, schools and groups.
  • Central Perth location: we’re located close to public transport and the city making commuting a breeze.
  • Supportive management: as a family run business we believe in honesty and support. We have an open door policy which means communicating with management is encouraged.
WHAT WE’LL NEED FROM YOU
  • Experience: we’ll expect that you have the required experience and knowledge for the role.
  • Certificates & Checks: we’ll need from you, all the relevant certificates such as MR or HR Licence with F endorsement, Working with Children Check and a First Aid Certificate.
  • Personality traits: A strong willingness to learn, a true passion for transport and the wider Perth community and a solid focus on safety and customer service.
Current Vacancies

Explore all the current vacancies at Horizons West. If you think you are up for the challenge apply using the required form.

  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

    • Create and maintain a safe environment for all students on the bus.
    • Aid with vehicle access and egress for those students with mobility restrictions.
    • Ensure wheelchair restraints or student posture harness are appropriately secured (where applicable)
    • Ensure that seatbelts are appropriately secured for the duration of the journey.
    • Attend where necessary to the needs of individual students.
    • Demonstrate a positive, caring and supportive attitude to students always, including, where appropriate, engaging in conversation with students.
    • In liaison with the driver, manage student behaviour, safety and comfort.
    • Follow the instructions of the driver in the event of an accident or emergency.
    • At the terminus of every morning and afternoon run, ensure all students have disembarked.
    • Complete student attendance forms (SARs).
    • In line with the relevant company procedures, report all incidents and hazards using the Incident Report Form.
    • Attend all meetings and training as requested.
    • Follow all lawful duties as requested by the management team providing they’re within your capabilities.
    • Maintain a professional appearance when carrying out your duties as a bus aide.
    • Conduct yourself in a professional and courteous manner to students, drivers, school staff, and parents/carers.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

    As a Bus Aides you must hold, keep current, and present upon request, by either the Public Transport Authority or Department of Education, the following licenses, permits and certifications:

    • A Working with Children clearance card.
    • A Senior First Aid Certificate from St John Ambulance Australia or an equivalent approved course.
  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Carry out bus charters services in a safe and timely manner, as directed by the Operations Department
    • Present to work at nominated shift start times as noted on your Daily Work Roster
    • Perform daily, vehicle pre-start inspections
    • Be conversant with your Daily Work Roster, familiarise yourself with pickup and drop off locations and carry out effective route planning
    • Communicate any delays or potential delays to charter services via the Drivers’ Line
    • Comply with the Company’s traffic management plan and designated bus park locations
    • Refuel vehicles using designated fuelling facilities and per the company’s fuel schedule
    • Internal and external bus cleaning duties as required
    • Log vehicle defects via the driver terminals as required
    • Complete and submit lost property records as required
    • Complete student attendance forms (SARs) when required
    • Maintain professional and courteous communication with customers at all times
    • Maintain professional dress standards in line with the Company’s Uniform Policy

    OHS REPORTING & ADMINISTRATION

    • Provide written notice of all issues affecting your availability for work
    • Report all injuries, incidents, and hazards as per the company’s incident reporting procedure
    • Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when in the depot/s
    • Attend all toolbox meetings as requested
    • Participate in all training and development programs as required
    • Adhere to safe systems of work in accordance with Company policies and procedures
    • Follow all lawful duties as requested by the management providing they are within your capabilities

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

    As a driver you must hold, keep current, and present upon request, by either the Public Transport Authority or any other authority, the following licenses, permits and certifications:

    • A Working with Children clearance card
    • Drivers licence with F Endorsement or PTD Authorisation
  • DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    The role is responsible for the day to day maintenance and administration requirements, as well as providing support to the various Customer Service functions of the business. With support of the management team the successful candidate will;

    • Generate all scheduled servicing and maintenance requirements, annual inspections and defects for fleet vehicles
    • Liaise with customers to schedule retail repair & maintenance work
    • Ensure all completed maintenance and repair work is recorded to enable accurate maintenance tracking
    • Raise purchase orders, process invoices and delivery dockets
    • Maintain stock levels for all high moving parts & consumables
    • Liaison with contractors & suppliers to ensure cost-effective provision of external labour & parts
    • Report on daily fuel pricing, monthly fuel usage and vehicle km’s
    • Tend to general customer enquiries via email and telephone
    • Receive and process charter quotations and booking enquiries
    • Housekeeping duties as required
    • Ordering stationery and staff amenities
    • Order and issue staff uniforms
    • Project administration/organisational support as directed by the Senior Management Team

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

    To be considered, applicants will have;

    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role
    • Strong & clear communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Commitment to high-level customer service
    • High attention to detail
    • Experience with MYOB or similar Accounting software
    • Experience dealing with contractors & suppliers
    • Experience in procurement (not essential)


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