Class 2 Forklift Operator

Job Type: Temporary
Reference: 200178653_1598417016
Salary: Negotiable

AWF have a great opportunity for a skilled forklift operator to join our client in their busy transport operation.

The role will be fast paced and will require experience as a forklift operator, you will be required to operate a container forklift and full training will be provided if you don't have prior experience with this machinery although the class 2 licence will be required so you can legally do so.

The work involves; loading and unloading trucks, and trains using the forklift, manually devanning of containers and pallets and accurately recording consignment details. For this role we need someone who is keen to operate the machinery but also will to get out of the cab and get stuck in with the manual work, if you're not keen on physical work then you need not apply. Full training will be provided on the systems and use of larger machinery but prior experience operating a forklift in a busy environment is essential.

This is a temporary role however there is potential for it to become permanent for the right person.

About the business;

Located in Invercargill our client is part of a diverse group of business focused around the transport and civil sectors. They're keen on ensuring they develop people to be the best they can be as they know their people are what makes them successful.

Their dedication to safety is second to none and seek people with a similar attitude focused around making sure that everyone goes home safely at the end of a hard days work.

About you:

To be successful in your application for this role you will be a proven hard worker and keen for a mix of manual work and also machine operating.

You will be reliable and have prior experience in operating forklifts, you'll also be energetic and able to work as part of a high performing team of great people.

You will need to be able to communicate well and so a good grasp of the English language is important, you'll also need some basic computer skills however training will be provided in this area.

As well as the above you'll need the following to be successful in this role;

- A full class 2 New Zealand Drivers Licence with F endorsement

- Forklift OSH certificate

- Be currently residing in New Zealand and have the right to work here

- Be able to pass pre-employment checks including; Criminal History, ACC, Drugs and alcohol

- Have a current CV with contactable references

If you want to gain experience operating heavy machinery and fit the above then we want to hear from you!

To apply click "apply now" or give Hailey and Dylan at AWF a call on 03 214 0388 (0800 88 88 60). You can also apply in person by coming into our AWF Invercargill office at 65 Deveron Street or send you CV to

Regardless of how you do it apply today with AWF in Invercargill so we can get you working!

Due to New Zealand's current board situation we're not accepting international applicants for this role.