Class 2 Truck Driver - Waiheke Island

Based in East Tamaki, SeaLink Logistics is part of the SeaLink Travel Group transporting goods to Waiheke Island eight times per day, seven days a week.  SeaLink Logistics has been operating for over 25 years and is the largest freight provider to the island performing multiple services.  

In preparation for the peak season SeaLink Logistics is seeking a Class 2 Driver, who is based on Waiheke Island.

Based at Tahi Road on Waiheke Island, this role is not made up of mundane transport runs.

The routes that SeaLink Logistics has are exclusively based on the island, delivering and collecting freight of all kinds. 

Key accountabilities include:

  • Waiheke pickups and deliveries
  • Reversing onto vessels
  • Performing pre-start checks on the vehicle
  • A small amount of general vehicle maintenance (oil checks and the like)
  • Navigating narrow roads and confined areas
  • Vehicle loading and unloading

Necessary licences, endorsements, skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years Class 2 driving experience
  • Dangerous Goods and forklift endorsement
  • Good knowledge of Waiheke Island
  • Physically fit
  • Sound understanding of log book regulations and requirements
  • Clean record, good communication skills, presentable and a team player

Hours of work and other conditions:

There is a minimum number of 40 hours per week however there is a requirement to work additional hours during peak times, including summer.

Hours of work are generally from 6am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

What is in it for you?

  • Full training in our methods of operation on Waiheke Island
  • Ongoing support from our friendly, knowledgeable and professional team
  • An employee benefit program

Keen to apply?

If these roles sound like something that you would be interested in, please feel free to email your Covering Letter and CV to: recruitment@sealink.co.nz

Please Note: As part of our recruitment process, all nominated applicants will be invited to complete a Drug & Alcohol screen as well as a security check.


Operations Supervisor - Freight Forwarding

Are you looking to take your freight forwarding career into new waters?

If you like the idea of making Waiheke Island your base of operations, please read on for more information about a unique freight forwarding supervisory opportunity.

SeaLink Travel Group is dedicated to the operation of a top-quality service through our fleet of vessels on the Hauraki Gulf, transporting passengers, cars and freight to Waiheke and Great Barrier Islands, as well as a commuter service from Pine Harbour.

SeaLink has an opportunity for a Freight Forwarding Operations Supervisor to join the team on Waiheke Island.  This unique and exciting opportunity is perfect for a motivated, skilful leader who has local market experience of freight forwarding (domestic or international).

This role would suit a Waiheke Island resident as well as someone who lives close by to Half Moon Bay and is happy to include a ferry trip as part of their daily commute.

The Operations Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the daily activities and the efficient running of the Waiheke depot. This involves, but not limited to, the control and compliance of the Waiheke vehicle fleet, resourcing requirements, inventory, and the overall operational efficiency of the depot. Administrative duties include: HR, record keeping, Health & Safety compliance and computer work.

Required background, skills, experience and licences:

  • Either a full or restricted Class 1 Driving Licence (Class 2 & 4 Endorsements would be helpful, but are not a deal breaker)
  • A current Forklift or Forkhoist Licence/Endorsement
  • Current Dangerous Goods Endorsement
  • New Zealand Citizenship or Permanent Residence
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Confident communication skills
  • 3 – 5 years prior experience working in a similar role within New Zealand’s rapidly evolving international freight forwarding industry.
  • Confidence IT skills in MS Office and prior experience of freight tracking software

What is in it for you?

  • Career development and up-skilling opportunities
  • Ongoing support from our friendly and knowledgeable team
  • Generous staff benefits

Keen to apply?

If this role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please feel free to email your cover letter and CV to: recruitment@sealink.co.nz

Please Note: As part of our recruitment process, all nominated applicants will be invited to complete a Drug & Alcohol screen as well as a security check.


Customer Sales & Service Consultant/Marshal (Wynyard Wharf)

They say variety is the spice of life. At SeaLink, we are fortunate to be able to be exposed to work experiences and opportunities that make our work exciting, enjoyable and worthwhile.

If you are just starting your career journey in customer services or are looking to gain some exposure to the tourism industry, then we may have the opportunity that you have been looking for.

What does this work involve?

Our peak season is over the summer months and we have several fixed-term opportunities for engaged, customer-focussed people to work in our Customer Centre, which overlooks the sparkling Hauraki Gulf.

Utilising your natural people skills and friendly customer service skills, these roles will give you the opportunity to demonstrate your ability to resolve customer queries and process their bookings over the phone, via email and face-to-face.

Key duties include:

  • Responding to queries and processing bookings in a professional, accurate and timely manner
  • Providing a welcoming and efficient check-in service
  • Marshalling our customers and their valuables on and off the ferries. 

There are several fixed-term vacancies at our Wynyard Wharf site, based in Auckland’s CBD.

The positions are based on a 7-day flexible roster including public holidays.  Shifts vary in duration, start and finish time depending on the day of the week and peak holidays. 

For example, office hours range from: Monday to Friday 5.45am – 4.15pm or 7.30am – 6.00pm (8.00pm in peak periods). Weekends and Public Holidays run from 6.30am – 5.00pm.

To be successful in the role you will need to have the following skills, knowledge and qualities:

  • Proven sales and customer focused delivery skills
  • Professional phone manner and excellent verbal and written skills
  • Customer centric – always wanting to go above and beyond to delight and impress
  • A demonstrated ability to work under pressure
  • High computer competency
  • Able to easily adapt to changing work conditions
  • Ability to resolve queries with initiative, energy and a positive attitude
  • Tourism industry experience preferred and / or
  • At least 2 years relevant skills in a contact center
  • Have a full or restricted class 1 drivers licence
  • Can-do attitude

What do we offer?

  • Full training
  • A uniform
  • Ongoing support from our friendly, knowledgeable and professional team

If you are a New Zealand Resident and a self-driven individual who would like to be part of a successful team, please forward your resume and cover letter to recruitment@sealink.co.nz.

Please note: All applicants will be required to provide proof of their qualifications and eligibility to work in New Zealand. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory drug test and security check.


Customer Marshal (Half Moon Bay)

Permanent position (min 40 hours per week)

SeaLink Travel Group is dedicated to the operation of a top-quality service through our fleet of vessels on the Hauraki Gulf, transporting passengers, cars and freight to Waiheke and Great Barrier Islands, as well as a commuter service from Pine Harbour.

Due to an internal movement we are searching for a practical and motivated person to join our close-knit team at SeaLink’s Half Moon Bay terminal in East Auckland. This role is responsible for ensuring all passengers and vehicles are ticketed and boarded safely onto our vessels.

The position is based on a 3 days on 3 days off roster including public holidays. Shifts can vary between 10.5 - 12.5 hours in duration depending on the day of the week and peak holiday times.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Responsibility for ensuring the safety of all passengers and vehicles on and off the vessels
  • Checking in and ticketing all vehicles in time for boarding
  • Providing a welcoming and efficient service to all customers
  • Having a strong presence and being able to control the traffic
  • Effective communication with land and water based team members
  • Being a key role model in demonstrating of Health & Safety practices
  • Any other duties as required by management

To be successful in the role you will need to have the following skills, knowledge and qualities:

  • Excellent verbal skills
  • A quick learner
  • A demonstrated ability to work under pressure
  • Works well in a team
  • Able to easily adapt to changing work conditions
  • Ability to resolve queries with initiative, energy and a positive attitude
  • Preferred but not required, experience in traffic controlling and/ or controlling movement of heavy vehicles

What can we offer you?

  • Full training
  • Travel benefits
  • Health insurance
  • Ongoing support from our friendly and knowledgeable team

If you are a New Zealand Resident and a self-driven individual who would like to be part of a successful team, please forward your resume and cover letter to recruitment@sealink.co.nz.

Please note: All applicants will be required to provide proof of their qualifications and eligibility to work in New Zealand. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory drug test and security check.

 

Team Leader (Half Moon Bay)

Fixed Term opportunity based at Half Moon Bay until May 2020.

SeaLink Travel Group is dedicated to the operation of a top-quality service through our fleet of vessels on the Hauraki Gulf, transporting passengers, cars and freight to Waiheke and Great Barrier Islands, as well as a commuter service from Pine Harbour.

A fixed term opportunity has become available until the end of May 2020 for a Team Leader to ensure that the operation of the Half Moon Bay terminal upholds the highest standards of Customer Service and efficiency. Providing 2IC support to the Terminal Operations Manager, the Team Leader will mainly be responsible for using leadership best practices to coach, support and encourage the team at Half Moon Bay, as well as effectively helping resolve any team or operational issues that arise.

Key Accountabilities include:

  • Actively leading the team at Half Moon Bay, ensuring they are well supported at all times
  • Providing training on current processes, system changes and updates
  • Liaising with vessel crew and offices to assist in the smooth operation of the business
  • Liaising with the Terminal Operations Manager to coordinate activities, confirm rosters and effectively resolve any team or operational issues

To be successful in the role you will need to have the following skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Proven experience leading and coaching a team
  • Customer service experience
  • Sound written and verbal communication
  • Relationship management skills

What can we offer you?

  • Travel subsidies
  • Free parking
  • Health insurance
  • Uniform

The hours of work are based on a rolling roster of four days on and three days off, Monday to Sunday.

If you are interested in applying for this role please submit your CV and a cover letter, specifically addressing the above skills and experience, to recruitment@sealink.co.nz

Please Note: All applicants will be required to provide proof of their eligibility to work in New Zealand. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory drug test and security check.


CLASS 4 and 5 Drivers 

Based in East Tamaki SeaLink Logistics is part of the SeaLink Travel Group transporting goods to Waiheke Island 8 times per day, 7 days a week. FreightLink has been operating for over 25 years and is the largest freight provider to the island performing multiple services. These aren’t your mundane transport runs. The routes we have will see you head over to the popular holiday spot of Waiheke Island on a regular basis.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Driving a range of units from Class 2 to 5
  • Auckland metro pickups and Waiheke deliveries
  • Reversing onto vessels
  • Coupling and uncoupling trailers
  • Navigating narrow roads and confined areas
  • Vehicle loading and unloading

To be successful in the role you will need to have the following skills, qualifications, and experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years Class 4 / 5 driving experience
  • Good knowledge of Auckland Metro
  • Dangerous Goods and forklift endorsement
  • Physically fit
  • Clean record, good communication skills, presentable and a team player

What we can offer:

  • Uniform
  • Travel Benefits
  • Medical insurance
  • Active social club

Hours of work are based on a minimum of 40 hours per week, there is a requirement to work additional hours during peak times, including summer. Start times can vary from 1am to 6am, Monday to Friday, with finish times varying from 1pm to 6pm dependent on the freight run.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit your CV and a cover letter, specifically addressing all the above skills and experience, to recruitment@sealink.co.nz. A position description can be provided upon request.

Please Note: All applicants will be required to provide proof of their eligibility to work in New Zealand. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory drug test and security check.


Forklift Operators (no current vacancies)

Based in East Tamaki, SeaLink Logistics is part of the SeaLink Travel Group transporting goods to Waiheke Island seven days a week.  FreightLink has been operating for over 25 years and is the largest freight provider to the island performing multiple services.  

Due to an increase in workload we are seeking two experienced, well presented Forklift Operators to join our friendly team. 

The role involves:

  • Vehicle loading and unloading as per the loading code
  • Locating and moving products to pallets or crates for storage or shipment
  • Identifying damages and reporting shortages or quality deficiencies
  • Completing pre-start checks for forklift equipment and identify the need for repairs
  • Ensuring safety by completing regular maintenance checks
  • Helping to maintain a safe and organised workplace
  • Complying with company policies and legal guidelines
  • Being a reliable team player and available to work a minimum of 40 hours per week

To be successful in the role you will need to have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Proven experience as a forklift operator
  • Warehousing experience
  • A current forklift license with an ‘F’ endorsement and a full drivers’ licence
  • Be physically fit with excellent coordination
  • Attention to detail and confident with industrial equipment
  • Strong communication skills 

What we can offer:

We offer a minimum of 40 hours per week however there is a requirement to work additional hours during peak times.  Hours of work are typically between 6am and 6pm, Monday to Friday.

We provide a competitive package including medical insurance, a uniform and travel privileges. We will also provide training and financial support for truck driving endorsements.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit your CV and a cover letter, specifically addressing all the above skills and experience, to recruitment@sealink.co.nz. A position description can be provided upon request.

Please Note: All applicants will be required to provide proof of their eligibility to work in New Zealand. Any appointment will be subject to a satisfactory drug test and security check.

 

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