Positions available ahead of busy season

BUSY: Australia Post is expecting a busy Christmas period and has positions available across the country, including regional South Australia. Photo: Australia Post
BUSY: Australia Post is expecting a busy Christmas period and has positions available across the country, including regional South Australia. Photo: Australia Post

Australia Post is hiring ahead of Christmas and has put out a call for more people to help deliver for Australians ahead of the festive season, including in regional South Australia.

The company has 3300 Christmas casual roles available as it seeks to meet demand following a surge in online shopping, in addition to 1600 permanent and fixed-term jobs around the country.

Roles available include parcel and mail processing, van and truck drivers, motorcycle and EDV (electric delivery vehicles) posties, forklift operators, and in customer service roles.

Australia Post has positions available across South Australia, including at Whyalla, Port Lincoln, Strathalbyn, Murray Bridge, Mount Barker, Verdun and Tanunda.

Australia Post executive general manager of people and culture Sue Davies encouraged people to reach out and join the company ahead of a busy period.

"At the moment, every day feels like Christmas at Australia Post and we're on the lookout for people to join us and help deliver and process record volumes across the country," she said.

"We're proud of the outstanding efforts of our people working hard across the country who keeping delivering and supporting communities through challenging circumstances, and we're so pleased to be able to welcome more into this fantastic Australia Post team."

To see the full list of vacancies available at Australia Post, visit auspost.com.au/jobs.