Latest Truck Drivers Jobs In Australia 2023

Working as a driver in Australia can be a great career opportunity for unskilled labor. Research shows that there is a shortage of skilled heavy truck drivers in Australia and there is a great demand for new truck drivers. That’s why the country is looking to bring hundreds of thousands of immigrants into the country through visa sponsorships.

Why work as a truck driver in Australia?

The biggest attraction for foreigners to work as truck drivers in Australia is that you get a good salary because of the high demand. Driving isn’t a tough job and you don’t need to get any specific qualifications or experience. All you need is a heavy vehicle license or Class A CDL (Commercial Driver’s license). Moreover, the view of the beautiful natural scenery of Australia doesn’t get you bored with your job. Besides these simple reasons there are also many other points that make you think to get a truck driver job in Australia for foreigners:

Salary : 40000$-56000$ Per Year

benefits and option to help you balance your work/life commitments. These include;

  • Full-time 38 hours per week
  • 19 day month/RDO scheme
  • Generous leave entitlements including Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities including access to Council’s Study Assistance program
  • Generous corporate fitness program for you and your immediate family members
  • Free parking on-site
  • Fabulous location in the picturesque Hunter Valley!

Applications Close: Wednesday 5 April 2023 at 11.59pm

Who to Contact:

John Latter, South Area Maintenance Coordinator on 0401 107 430

How to Apply:

Please complete the application form below and provide detailed responses to the questions which relate to the criteria within the position description, then upload a copy of your resume and cover letter. Your candidate suitability is determined by your responses to the selection criteria, for more information on how to address the selection criteria please visit our How to apply page.

Pre-Employment Screening:

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing) and other pre-employment checks, such as references, employment history checks, working with children checks or a criminal record check.

About Us:

At Cessnock City Council our success is built by our people and core values. We offer you a direct connection to the community, providing opportunities to both inspire growth and sustainability in our diverse region. We’re committed to building a passionate and inclusive workforce.

We are committed to the value of respect, and we strive to have an inclusive workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations we serve. We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities.

We partner with the Veterans Employment Program and the NSW Government to implement recruitment practices dedicated to supporting veterans to pursue a career in local government. Our aim is to support veterans finding suitable, sustainable and meaningful employment.

There are options available to request adjustments. If you need any adjustments to be made to the recruitment process or if you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements, please contact recruitment@cessnock.nsw.gov.au for a confidential discussion.


Guided by staff values of integrity, respect, teamwork, accountability and excellence, Cessnock City Council is indeed an attractive, thriving Council and employer of choice.

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