Opportunity | Duty Description

Above mentioned position is vacant at our Jet.X Couriers Walvis Bay Depot. The F.P du Toit Transport Group is in existence since 1968 and diversified over time from a solely long-haul operation to one which now includes Pro Parcel (a part-load and distribution operation), Jet.X Couriers (an express road and air courier service) as well as Wesbank Transport (our newly acquired full-load and abnormal division). This is in line with our strategy to offer our clients a complete range of services to satisfy all their logistical requirements. This position reports to the Depot Manager and is based in Walvis Bay.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure safe and secure, handling, loading and off- loading of customer consignments
  • Ensure safe and secure movement of freight
  • Ensure consignments are off-loaded on route (where applicable and when approved), in a safe and secure area and handed over to the authorized consignee/depot/controller/any other authorized recipient
  • Handling of fuel management and ensuring all procedures regarding refuelling, fuel cards and petty cash transactions are followed
  • Adhere to health and safety regulations of the company, its customers and comply with legislation
  • Adhere to road safety regulations
  • Adhere to security measures, including unpacking, inspections, quality checks, etc
  • Be present at time of freight loading in order to verify the freight loaded to the paperwork received
  • Basic vehicle checks/ maintenance daily (oil, water, tyres, etc)
  • Notify Supervisor/Manager of any defaults/problems on the vehicles timeously
  • Ensure all fragile/fridge-line/high value consignments are handled/loaded correctly
  • Handle all administration duties (MDC completions, etc) on a daily basis

Opportunity | Duty Requirement(s)

  • A valid Grade 12 (with at least 23 points)
  • 2-5 years’ applied experience
  • Valid applicable Code C1/C/CE Driver’s License with valid PDP
  • Police clearance certificate (not older than 1 year) – No criminal record
  • Namibian Citizenship

Added Advantages | Special Requirement(s)

  • Must be efficient in terms of on time freight delivery, without shortages/breakages
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be technologically literate, i.e. be able to handle any smartphone device/app
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Customer focused, presentable and good communication skills
  • Sober habits



Closing Date: 22-03-2019

Email Address: amber.daries@fpdt.na

Enquiries: Amber Daries

Phone #: 061-372926

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