Employment Opportunities with McDermotts Coaches

McDer­motts Coach­es are one of Tas­ma­ni­a’s largest coach tour and spe­cial­ist trans­port ser­vice provider with many years’ expe­ri­ence in the tourism indus­try. Our com­pa­ny objec­tives include: 

  • Exceed client expectations 
  • Pro­vide out­stand­ing cus­tomer service 
  • Sup­ply qual­i­ty products 
  • Sup­port and pro­mote the tourism industry 
  • Inno­va­tion in mar­ket­ing and prod­uct development 

Diesel Mechanic / Technician

McDer­motts are cur­rent­ly seek­ing a Diesel Mechanic/​Technician and Gen­er­al Fleet Main­te­nance per­son to join our Legana team where a ful­ly equipped work­shop and equip­ment will be sup­plied. McDer­motts Coach­es run a fleet of Vol­vo, Mer­cedes, MAN tour­ing coach­es and are the only com­pa­ny in Tas­ma­nia run­ning Hybrid Diesel/​Electric Vol­vo Bus­es. Excit­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty to be trained in Hybrid and Elec­tric bus ser­vic­ing and main­te­nance.

Desir­able salary pack­age and flex­i­ble work­ing hours are able to be discussed.

In this role you will be expect­ed to deliv­er a good work eth­ic and be pre­pared to work coop­er­a­tive­ly with team mem­bers and out­side suppliers. 

Your respon­si­bil­i­ties will include:

  • Car­ry out some ser­vice work in con­junc­tion with our out­sourced suppliers
  • Day to day gen­er­al fleet maintenance 
  • To com­plete ser­vice sheets and main­tain good work records. 
  • Main­tain a clean and safe work area.
  • Over­see required parts stock lev­els are maintained. 
  • Report direct­ly to Oper­a­tions Manager 
  • Break­down call outs.

The suc­cess­ful can­di­date will need to have:

  • Abil­i­ty to dri­ve large vehi­cles or the will­ing­ness to gain appro­pri­ate licence 
  • Reli­a­bil­i­ty and abil­i­ty to work independently 
  • Flex­i­bil­i­ty with regards work­ing hours 
  • Large fleet expe­ri­ence not nec­es­sary but would be an advantage
  • Oth­er desir­able attrib­ut­es include air con­di­tion­ing ser­vic­ing, body works or auto elec­tri­cal experience. 

This is a full-time posi­tion with a 6‑month tri­al peri­od and with 2 month­ly reviews. 

Please for­ward your appli­ca­tion to Scott Camp­bell operations@​mcdermotts.​com.​au by close of busi­ness Fri­day 26th Nov 2021 

Tour Driver Positions - Extended Tour & Charter

McDer­motts are cur­rent­ly seek­ing expres­sions of inter­est for expe­ri­enced Tour Dri­vers to join our Legana team with the oppor­tu­ni­ty to dri­ve some of the best qual­i­ty Aus­tralian built pre­mi­um tour­ing coaches. 

This is a role to cov­er the upcom­ing Tas­man­ian tour­ing sea­son along with inter­state tour­ing which will com­mence mid 2022.

Your respon­si­bil­i­ties will include:

  • A high stan­dard of prod­uct deliv­ery through expert com­men­tary and good cus­tomer ser­vice skills.
  • Work col­lab­o­ra­tive­ly with Tour Lead­ers and Guides to ensure a good cus­tomer tour­ing expe­ri­ence is achieved. 
  • Much of the work will be extend­ed tour­ing there­fore this will require time away from home.

The suc­cess­ful can­di­date will need to have:

  • Appro­pri­ate dri­ving skills and licences in place with an excel­lent dri­ving record. 
  • Flex­i­bil­i­ty with regards work­ing hours and work­ing away from home.
  • Pre­vi­ous expe­ri­ence in the tour­ing indus­try or the desire to upskill to an extend­ed tour dri­ver / guid­ing role. 

A com­pet­i­tive wage will be nego­ti­at­ed depend­ing on skill set and experience 

Please for­ward your appli­ca­tion to Scott Camp­bell operations@​mcdermotts.​com.​au by close of busi­ness Fri­day 26 Nov 2021 

Tour Driver/Guide - Launceston to Cradle Mt Day Tour

McDer­motts are cur­rent­ly seek­ing a Tour Driver/​Guide to join our Legana team. 

In this role you will be expect­ed to deliv­er a high lev­el of cus­tomer ser­vice and main­tain a pro­fes­sion­al work eth­ic and be pre­pared to work coop­er­a­tive­ly with team members. 

Your respon­si­bil­i­ties will include:

  • Deliv­ery of the Launce­s­ton to Cra­dle Mt Day Tour with full commentary 
  • Good lev­el of phys­i­cal fit­ness with the abil­i­ty to lead short day walk­ing activ­i­ties at Cra­dle Mt
  • Com­mu­ni­cate with and work with tour pas­sen­gers to ensure a good cus­tomer expe­ri­ence is achieved

The Suc­cess­ful can­di­date will need 

  • Work­ing with Vul­ner­a­ble Per­sons accreditation.
  • Min­i­mum of Medi­um Rigid Licence required.
  • PV License essen­tial and a good dri­ving record.
  • Well pre­sent­ed, punc­tu­al and reli­able and offer a good lev­el of cus­tomer service
  • Pref­er­ence giv­en to Launce­s­ton based applicants

Hours will require some flex­i­bil­i­ty with week­end work required on a ros­ter basis. 

Pre­vi­ous expe­ri­ence is not a pre­req­ui­site how­ev­er any skills with tour dri­ving or guid­ing role would be con­sid­ered beneficial. 

Please for­ward your appli­ca­tion to Scott Camp­bell operations@​mcdermotts.​com.​au by close of busi­ness Fri­day 26 Novem­ber 2021 

School Bus Driver - Legana Area

McDer­motts are cur­rent­ly seek­ing a School Bus dri­ver to join our Legana team. 

In this role you will be expect­ed to deliv­er a high lev­el of cus­tomer ser­vice and main­tain a pro­fes­sion­al work eth­ic and be pre­pared to work coop­er­a­tive­ly with team members. 

Your respon­si­bil­i­ties will include:

  • School bus run out of Legana for all River­side Schools with a min­i­mum of 4 hours per day

The suc­cess­ful can­di­date will need to have:

  • Work­ing with Vul­ner­a­ble Per­sons accreditation.
  • Min­i­mum of Medi­um Rigid Licence required.
  • PV License essen­tial and a good dri­ving record.
  • Well pre­sent­ed, punc­tu­al and reli­able and offer a good lev­el of cus­tomer service
  • Pref­er­ence giv­en to Launce­s­ton based applicants

This is a part time posi­tion how­ev­er hours will require some flex­i­bil­i­ty with the pos­si­bil­i­ty of occa­sion­al evening and week­end work.

Pre­vi­ous expe­ri­ence is not a pre­req­ui­site how­ev­er any skills with dri­ving large vehi­cles would be con­sid­ered beneficial. 

Please for­ward your appli­ca­tion to Scott Camp­bell operations@​mcdermotts.​com.​au by close of busi­ness Fri­day 26 Novem­ber 2021