Driver Jobs

How to Enter

To become a Driver, you need to hold a valid driving licence for the vehicle, including size, you intend to drive. First, you’ll need to hold a full car driving licence so you can be eligible to get a Class 2 learner’s licence. Once you have a Class 2 licence, you can to work towards acquiring other vehicle classes. Drivers of heavy trucks that transport hazardous materials or goods need to complete a National Certificate in Commercial Road Transport as well.


Typical Responsibilities

The typical responsibilities of a Driver can consist of the following:

  • Driving light or heavy delivery vehicles
  • Planning delivery schedules and routes with Manager
  • Supervising and helping with unloading and loading of vehicle
  • Lifting and carrying goods
  • Ensuring all loads of safely secured
  • Recording deliveries made and keep log book up-to-date
  • Ensuring delivery vehicles, including tyres and brakes, are operating properly
  • Maintaining delivery vehicle and reporting problems to Mechanics



Many Drivers can decide to take their careers into their own hands, buy their own vehicle and become self-employed contractors. Alternatively, Drivers can also work their way up to management and employ several drivers in their own fleet. Other options for Drivers include specialising in particular areas, such as Distribution or Haulage Management or Transport and Logistics Planning.


Salary Range

30K – 48K per annum (NZD)


To view our latest Driver jobs throughout New Zealand, click here.


Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955



Physical Address:
Level 1, Altrans House,
104 Quay Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 951 5011 


Physical Address:
50A Ossian Street
Napier 4110
New Zealand
Tel: 0800 868 436


Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
477 Boundary Street
QLD 4000
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427