Job Description

Company description:

We keep millions of people moving every day and continue to be Australia's leading transport fuel supplier and convenience retailer. Our business is dynamic and often technical, and we rely on talented people who seek to find solutions. Whatever your journey, we're the fuel that gets you there. Ampol, Australia's own.

Job description:

  • Permanent Full-Time opportunity
  • Rotating Roster - Day and Nightshift - Monday to Friday, pay rate $46.75
  • Join a fantastic team that supports diversity and inclusion


About the team:

A great time to join us as we are reinvigorating our company operated depot and tanker fleet business! Working alongside respectful drivers and a great team, it is an integral part of our Ampol supply chain, meeting the needs of a diverse set of customers, particularly those in rural and regional locations. We distribute fuels and lubricants products from a network of depots across QLD, NSW, and WA, operate up to 100 tanker trucks and employ over 150 dedicated employees.

We are investing in our infrastructure, fleet, and people to ensure that we can continue to provide, safe, reliable, and competitive supply to our valued customers, both today and into the future. Newly created roles within the team provide new joiners with broad experiences and interactions with customers, colleagues, and teams right across the organisation, setting up our talent for future success with job opportunities across Ampol nationally.

We are proud to be recognised as an employer of choice for women by WORK180 and are winners of an Employer Brand award through LinkedIn. To understand more about how Ampol supports its people, check out some key female leader career stories on the Work180 website.


About the role:

As a Floating Tanker Driver operating an articulated vehicle from Gladstone throughout Central QLD, you will deliver bulk petroleum products utilising gravity, pump or hose reels in an extremely safe, environmentally sound, and cost-efficient manner whilst providing customers with great local customer service.

This is a permanent full-time position with competitive pay rates under the relevant Enterprise Agreement. This position will require to travel approximately 30-40% to different Depots within Central QLD to train and support the wider team when required. During this travel we will pay a travel allowance, travel cost and accommodation.

You will typically complete rostered shifts which consist of rotating weeks day and night shift and occasional Saturday's when required. A minimum of 35 hours a week with opportunities for additional hours. Based at our Gladstone Depot, you will operate new and well-maintained vehicles alongside a crew of other experienced drivers. Within your senior driver duties, you will be required to float across all four depots (Gladstone, Rockhampton, Emerald, and Bundaberg) to cover driver leave. This will allow you to have exposure to wide variety of work and an opportunity to learn all aspects of Central Queensland operations.

You are reliable, enthusiastic, and highly motivated; looking to move into or expand your career opportunities within this sector.


Key requirements:

  • A current HC licence I required (MC desirable)
  • A current Safe Load Program (SLP) and/or Dangerous Goods license is desirable (not essential)
  • Ability to commit to rostered shifts and occasional overtime or extra shifts as required.
  • Ampol will train and develop the successful candidate, so long as you have a fantastic, can-do attitude.
  • Fuel experience is a desirable
  • Ability to commit to travel when required.
  • A can-do attitude


What we can offer:

  • Competitive Salary and performance bonus
  • Career development and learning opportunities including LinkedIn Learning and other tailored training solutions.
  • Internal recognition platform amplifying the achievements of those who do great work and demonstrate our capabilities and values.
  • Paid Parental Leave - up to 12 weeks paid Parental leave, and up to a year off (unpaid)
  • BabyCare Package - financial and flexible support for parents transitioning back to work.
  • Need some wheels? Novated Lease options are available.
  • Fuel up on us - receive a 25% fuel discount all year round for two privately used cars.
  • Invest in your future with the Employee Share Scheme
  • Community giving day - spend one day volunteering with one of our partners.
  • Check out our benefits and policies on the Work180 website.


At Ampol we encourage vaccination against Covid-19 as an effective measure in helping to protect our people and our communities.

We're an equal opportunity workplace. We not only embrace diversity and inclusion; we celebrate what makes you unique. We welcome applications from people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, and diverse sexualities and genders (including if you identify as transgender). We also highly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for roles with Ampol