Depot Manager


Acacia Environmental Management


St Andrews, Victoria

Salary etc:

Permanent, Full-time.

At Acacia Environmental Management, we employ people who have a strong passion and respect for the natural environment and its conservation. We provide sensitive weed control and revegetation services that aim to enhance indigenous vegetation in the Greater Melbourne region. 

Due to staff changes and considerable growth in our business we are seeking to appoint a Depot Manager on a full time basis to lead the day-to-day activities of our depot and assist with the smooth running of the business.

About the role:

Located in St Andrews and reporting to the Managing Director you will be responsible for:

  • Servicing, Maintenance and cleaning of Petrol Powered Tools, Herbicide Application Equipment and all tools / equipment, including staff PPE.
  • Maintenance and basic mechanical repairs for vehicles and equipment
  • Maintenance of hot water weed control machines (training will be provided)
  • Checking and stocking vehicles, tools, and equipment
  • Maintaining and improving the organisation and overall running of the shed/depot
  • Recording and monitoring vehicle / equipment maintenance and systems
  • Reporting of OHS issues in the computer based system, e.g. Safety Champion
  • Cleaning and tidying shed / depot / yard
  • Delegating work to other staff to achieve the above tasks where necessary
  • Communicating and training staff as required
  • Organising the servicing of motor vehicles as they are due
  • Purchasing tools and equipment.

Experience and qualifications

You will bring with you:

  • 5+ years’ experience working in depot management in a similar environment/industry
  • Experience with mechanics / mechanical repair or a demonstrated mechanical aptitude

Skills & attributes

We are looking for someone who has the following skills and attributes:

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to work and contribute to a team environment. 
  • Good organization skills and able to manage multiple tasks to meet daily deadlines
  • A flexible attitude with the knowledge of how to assist others during busy times 

This is a great opportunity for someone who has a strong passion for the natural environment and its conservation who is looking for a supportive workplace with scope to utilise their skills and knowledge.  In return we offer an attractive remuneration package with benefits.

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