Careers at Ventura
Trade Assistants

Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  

About Ventura

Ventura has been moving people since 1924 and is the largest privately owned bus company in Australia, providing dependable, friendly and sustainable bus services for over 90 years'.  Ventura has over 1600 employees and over 950 buses and coaches.  Today, Ventura carries more than 30 million passengers across Melbourne each year.

The Role

Due to our continued growth, we have opportunities at various locations for motivated Trade Assistants.  Reporting to the Workshop Manager, these positions are responsible for assisting qualified technicians with the bus maintenance of the company’s fleet.

  • Assist with preparing, maintaining and operating our Bus Fleet
  • Assist with mechanical duties as directed by mechanics
  • Ensure work is inspected and signed off by a qualified Tradesperson
  • Prepare clean and safe workplaces
  • General assistance to the Workshop Supervisor / Manager
  • Follow company’s policies and procedures and safety instruction

What are we looking for?

  • Previous experience in a similar role, having worked on buses or road transport vehicles
  • Qualification in related field, eg – Cert 3 Light Vehicles (desirable)
  • Current MR and/or HR licence (essential)
  • Excellent communication skills, customer service
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Track record for reliability
  • Be self-motivated and work in a professional manner
  • Ability to successfully complete relevant medical & background clearances

Our Culture

At Ventura, we want our people to love coming to work, drive innovative ideas and strive to achieve.  That’s what drives a better future.  When customers step onto our buses, they know they’re in safe hands with our friendly, highly trained employees.  When they talk to us, they know they’re talking to our compassionate customer service team.  Behind the scenes, our head office employees are the best at what they do.

We invest in our people by providing training and development programs, on-the-job learning and coaching.  We ensure all Ventura employees have the resources they need to perform, grow and be their best selves.

The benefits for you

If you are seeking a permanent position in a well-established company then Ventura is the right move for you.  We’re an employer with a genuine interest in our people and the work you carry out to assist the community every day.  We offer:

  • Sustainable employment in a growing industry
  • Top Industry rates and earning potential including overtime
  • Career development
  • Uniform provided
  • Social club

How to Apply

If you are passionate at giving back to the community as much as we are and delivering an unmatched service then click the ‘Apply now’ button or apply on-line via our website.