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Australia’s largest inflight caterer, we are chosen by many of the world’s airlines for our fresh award-winning meals and outstanding service.


With a geographically diverse footprint, we employ over 4,000 people across 9 cities, produce over 64 million meals and service over 246 thousand flights each year.


Offering a suite of services, we are more than an inflight caterer.  We also manage buy-on-board catering programs, provide inflight retail solutions, operate airport lounges and provide readymade meal manufacturing for export, airline and non-airline markets.


Parent company dnata - part of the Emirates Group – is one of the world’s largest air services providers. Established in 1959, the company ensures the aviation industry operates smoothly and efficiently in 127 airports. Offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and inflight catering services in 85 countries across six continents, dnata is a trusted partner for over 270 airline customers around the world.


The Opportunity


We currently have a position available for motivated and enthusiastic Driver to join our busy team at our unit in Canberra, on a part-time basis.


Key Responsibilities

  • Loads and unloads trucks with carts, ovens and standard units
  • Performs driving duties (short distance)
  • Preparation and packing of catering equipment
  • Liaises with airlines staff and hand over delivery
  • Communicates in a professional and courteous manner
  • Maintains the company’s policy in relation to HALAL, HACCP, food safety and WHS in accordance with company policy
  • Responsible for marshalling the Driver on the tarmac to position the truck in line with company / airport / airline policies
  • Carries out basic serviceability and maintenance checks of vehicles and/or equipment, including refueling of vehicles
  • Performs administrative documentation and reporting duties as required
  • Follows up on any discrepancies and ensures that flight is correct
  • General cleaning duties
  • Able to work in other areas of the unit for part or whole of shift basis to meet operational demands

Selection Criteria

  • A current MR or HR driver’s license preferable
  • Must hold a current Fork Lift license
  • Must have a First Aid Certificate
  • WHS qualifications preferred yet not essential
  • Flexibility in regards to working around flight schedules is essential (7 day per week operation)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • A satisfactory police record required
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform frequent manual handling tasks
  • Intermediate computer skills preferred


  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Company benefits and incentives – including discounted private health insurance
  • Supportive and friendly team environment

If you would like to apply for this role please apply via

Please include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria as the first page of your resume.


We welcome applications from candidates across all states. The successful candidate is responsible for covering her / his own relocation expenses.


We thank all applicants in advance as only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview. No applications from recruitment agencies will be accepted.


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