• Depot Manager - Rotorua - #2363

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

    Go Bus Transport is the largest passenger transport provider in New Zealand, operating 1,700+ vehicles from 30 depots, stretching between North Auckland and Invercargill. Go Bus operates urban, school, on-demand and charter services under it’s Go Bus brand, tour coach and corporate services by Johnston’s Coachlines and airport services by Sky Bus.

    Go Bus is part of the Kinetic Group, the biggest mass transit bus operator in Australia and New Zealand. Across Kinetic operations, we move 50 million people per year using 3,000+ buses operated and supported by over 4,000 people.

    As the Rotorua Depot Manager, you will manage and maintain the smooth punctual operation of school buses, vans on all routes within the contract areas of Rotorua.  You will ensure that enough fully trained staff are available in all transport service delivery areas and that quality and safe procedures are incorporated in all passenger transport and charter coach operations. You will ensure all operations, people and services are managed in accordance with all Company policies, procedures, processes and ensure all administration duties are completed on time and as specified. You will also be responsible to develop other business opportunities such as Charters. 


    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 P Endorsement
    • Experience in managing a team 
      • Experience dealing with schools
      • 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

      • Ability to build and develop key relationships

      • Negotiation skills

      • Managing safety and compliance

      • Ability to adapt and cope with change

      If you want to work in a fast growing company, an inclusive work culture, enjoy the fast-paced action and work in collaboration with the wider team, then this could be the role for you! 

      Our recruitment process includes a Drug and Alcohol Test, and a Ministry of Justice Check.

      Applications close 6th  August 2021