• Depot Manager - #3642

    Are you a Transport Depot Manager looking for your next challenge? We have an exciting opportunity that could be of interest to you in Rotorua

    The role

    We are seeking a dynamic and results driven Depot Manager to lead the team in our Rotorua depot. 

    Your primary responsibilities will include providing comprehensive reports to the MOE, ensuring full legislative compliance, conducting thorough investigations of accidents and incidents, all whilst maintaining optimal service levels. You will also play a pivotal role in cost control, overseeing weekly KPI reports, implementing change management strategies for the business and employment relationship issues along with essential administrative duties. 

    Your expertise in fleet management will be crucial in keeping our school fleet fully operational, and you will have the opportunity to grow our charter business by developing relationships with schools and external organisations. You will also collaborate closely with the Tokoroa site supervisor.

    Experience/qualifications sought for the position are:

    • Level 3 NCEA or equivalent (evidence of Business/Operations related higher education is desirable)
    • Class 2 licence, and preferably a class 4 or willing to obtain this.
    • P Endorsement (or ability to obtain one)
    • Experience in managing a team 
    • At least 3 years’ experience in a large passenger service industry or similar
    • Experience in managing customer and stakeholder relationships with significant organisations


    Key Skills/Attributes required:

    • Strong Leadership and ability to manage teams
    • Excellent customer service
    • Excellent planning and organising skills
    • Advanced communication skills – both verbal and written
    • Computer skills
    • Ability to build and develop key relationships
    • Negotiation skills
    • Managing safety and compliance
    • Ability to adapt and cope with change


    Join us in this dynamic role and be a driving force in shaping the success of our Rotorua based depot. 

    Our recruitment process includes a Drug and Alcohol Test, and a Police Vetting Check.

    If you would like to apply for this position please send your CV to lewis.osborne@wearekinetic.co.nz