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Ministerial Driver - job post

Tasmanian Government
2.5 out of 5
Hobart TAS
$112,084 a year - Permanent, Full-time
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  • Full-time

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Full job description

Department of Premier and Cabinet
Office of the Secretary
Ministerial and Executive Services
Applications must be submitted by Sunday 21 April, 2024 11:55 PM

Position details

Applications close:

Sunday 21 April, 2024 11:55 PM AEST


Ministerial Drivers Industrial Agreement - Ministerial Level 1


$112,084.00 per annum

Employment type:

Permanent, full-time




Hobart and Launceston

Job description:

As part of a team provide a high level conventional operational practice for the efficient and safe car transport service for the Premier, Ministers and approved clients.

Having a diverse workforce that represents the wider Tasmanian community is very important to us and we actively encourage applications from people with disabilities, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people who may identify as LGBTQI+, and all genders. We recognise the value, unique skills and knowledge that Aboriginal employees bring to the workplace and welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal people.

We are committed to putting the rights and wellbeing of children and young people at the centre of what we do. We will employ the right people. We will embed a culture of self-reflection and continuous improvement. We will have the courage to change what needs to be changed. We will regularly review our policies and structures through a child and youth safety lens. Our people will be equipped with the skills to recognise and respond to signs of harm. We are growing a culture where everyone takes responsibility, shares information, and speaks up if something doesn’t seem right. Together, we’re creating a place where all children and young people are safe from harm.

We support reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact person listed for this vacancy.

We understand that people have different needs to manage their work and life and to support people we embrace the benefits of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Hours per fortnight

Ministerial Drivers provide a state-wide transportation service for approved clients.

The ordinary hours of work for Ministerial Drivers are 76 ordinary hours per fortnight, plus a nominal 44 additional hours that are paid as an Industry Allowance. This represents a maximum of 120 hours of work per fortnight in each 2 week consecutive period of a four week cycle.

The nature of the work can involve work on weekends, public holidays, outside normal business hours and frequent absences from home.


  • Provide a high level conventional operational practice for the efficient state-wide car transport service for Ministers and approved clients including the coordination of all necessary arrangements to ensure that appropriate and timely service is provided.
  • Observe safe work practices including maintaining an up to date knowledge of state traffic laws, take appropriate action to ensure the safety and security of the vehicle and its passengers and report any safety or security issues to the Manager Ministerial and Executive Services or other relevant person.
  • Undertake daily safety and vehicle maintenance checks perform regular cleaning and detailing of vehicles to ensure vehicles are maintained to a high standard of cleanliness and presentation at all times and report vehicle maintenance or safety issues to the Manager, Ministerial and Executive Services in a timely manner.
  • Deliver official documents and other items and maintain records relevant to the duties of the position including the timely completion of log books and drivers time sheets.
  • Undertake appropriate training and contribute to maintaining a safe work environment.

Essential Requirements

The person nominated for this position is to satisfy the following pre-employment requirements before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer:

  • Holder a full Tasmanian Drivers License with proof of currency to be provided on an annual basis.
  • Successful completion of a medical examination certifying fitness to undertake Ministerial driving duties. An annual medical assessment will be required for employees over the age of 50 years with three yearly assessment required for employees under the age of 50 years.
  • Conviction check in the following conviction areas: Crimes of violence; sex related offences; drug and alcohol related offences; crimes involving dishonesty, deception, false declaration or conspiracy; serious traffic offences; crimes involving arson or fire setting; crimes involving malicious damage or destruction of property.
  • Undertake and pass the in-house basic driver training program to ascertain the ability to perform the duties of a Ministerial Driver.

How to apply

Electronic submission of application is preferred,

You will be prompted to upload a 1-2 page short application outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties and a resume.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

If you have any difficulty uploading your application, please contact us prior to the closing date on (03) 6270 5607 or (03) 6270 5599.

For more information

Heidi Lovibond
A/Manager, Ministerial and Executive Services
Phone: (03) 6232 7726

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