Logistics Coordinator

Job No: VIN829
Location: Armidale, NSW

  • Maximum term 6 months, full-time
  • Based at the Distribution Centre in Armidale, NSW
  • Current Forklift Licence

The St Vincent de Paul Society, NSW

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a member and volunteer based organisation that has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has close to 100 Special Works across the State in the areas of homelessness, mental health, disability, financial counselling, supported accommodation, food provision, refugees and migrants and addiction counselling. Our work is funded by all levels of government, the generous support we receive from the community and our 250 Retail Centres across NSW.

The Society’s Mission, Vision, Aspiration, and Key Values http://www.vinnies.org.au/page/About/Mission__Vision .

Organisational Overview

The Armidale Diocesan Central Council (ADCC) is the body that oversees all the activities, functions and operations of the St Vincent de Paul Society within the Armidale Diocese and seeks to ensure that our community services and support operations are delivered effectively and in accordance with the mission of the St Vincent de Paul Society, NSW. The Armidale Diocesan Central Council extends over a vast area incorporating the regional hubs of Armidale, lnverell, Moree, Gunnedah and Tamworth , providing services and support to the Armidale Diocese. The main services include welfare provision, youth programs , 20 retail stores, and a range of other special works.

About the Role

The Logistics Coordinator will supervise a small team of workers in a busy distribution centre.  The role is primarily responsible for overseeing the logistical requirements that include but are not limited to:

  • sorting of goods and filling of bags and bales for sale;
  • transportation of stock between retail shops, recycling and distribution facilities;
  • planning the collection and delivery run of trucks and vans based on needs of the business and as directed by the Retail & Production Manager;
  • housekeeping and compliance with Work Health and Safety standards in all aspects of operations.

You can find more information in the Position Description.

Conditions of Employment

The conditions of employment are governed by the National Employment Standards.  The hourly rate range from $24.61 to $25.64.

What you need

  • Ability to sort clothing and other donated items for retail sales and recycling purposes
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Physically capable in lifting and carrying items in a safe and WHS compliant manner
  • Proven customer service and organisational skills
  • Current Forklift Licence

Pre-employment Checks 

Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks that include two (2) reference checks, a Health Declaration and National Criminal History Check. You will also be required to present evidence of right to work in Australia.

The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Prior to employment, you will be required to have a Working with Children Check, further information can be found in the Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People  .

What we Offer

  • By joining one of Australia’s largest and leading charities, you will be working in an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives.
  • The St Vincent de Paul Society NSW is proud to offer generous salary packaging benefits to employees where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free.
  • Training and development opportunities

How to apply online

 Your application will include the following:

  • Cover letter with claims to the Essential Criteria: State why you are applying for this opportunity and explain how your skills, qualifications and experience meet the Essential Criteria

  • CV / Resume:  Provide a list of your education/trainings and a brief employment history and work experiences.

To apply online, please follow the prompts below - answer the questions and attach your cover letter and CV. (Note:  We no longer accept applications sent by email.)

If you have questions about this role, please email to hr@vinnies.org.au with the subject line Logistics Coordinator (Armidale) / VIN829.

  Applications will close at 11:30 pm on 25 February 2018

 St Vincent de Paul Society, NSW is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

 The Society is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

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