Forklift Operator


The Role

Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the Forklift Operator will co-ordinate the movements of Royal Wolf stock within the branch.

Key Responsibilities

Key tasks and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Operating the forklift to transport RW shipping container stock to required locations throughout the depot.
  • Stacking of containers and daily review of container placement to ensure a safe and productive work environment.
  • Maintaining the yards cleanliness.
  • Daily checks on the forklifts, basic maintenance and servicing.
  • Assisting when required with container cleaning, container surveying, depot maintenance as well as repair tasks and transport control.

About You

The successful candidate will have:

  • A “safety first” mindset.
  • Shipping container handling experience is desirable.
  • Experience operating Container Reach Stacker and/or Container Side Picker is desirable. 
  • A current LF class licence to perform high risk work.
  • Extensive experience operating forklifts with loads up to 12 ton including top lift forklifts.
  • Numeracy, literacy and intermediate computing skills.
  • Experience with hand tools.
  • A positive attitude and a great personality.

Why join the Wolf Pack?

Royal Wolf, as a part of United Rentals, offers a range of employee benefits including a competitive salary, annual bonus, a supportive learning and development culture and a wide range of opportunities to assist you in achieving your career aspirations. Other benefits include:

  • $4000 annual incentive, based on company's performance. 
  • Financial assistance for study – Royal Wolf provides financial assistance and support to those who aspire to undertake formal education.
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program - free financial, emotional counselling and wide range of resources.
  • Blinkist subscription - an app that allows you to read or listen to key insights from nonfiction books and podcasts in 15 minutes.
  • Salary Continuance Insurance - Income protection following injury or illness. 
  • Get rewarded with our $1,500 Employee Referral Program
  • AIA Vitality Starter - Earn points and unlock discounts with major brands (Virgin Australia, UberEats, Fitness First etc.) for leading a healthy, active lifestyle.
  • Wellness Day - 1 day of extra paid leave per year for you to focus on your physical and mental health.