Australia Post needs to fill 5,000 positions ahead of Christmas

© Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo

Australia Post needs to recruit almost 5,000 workers to keep up with demand from people in locked down areas, with more than two million parcels being delivered each day.

The postal service says it needs to fill 1600 permanent and fixed term jobs across the country, and another 3300 casual jobs before Christmas, to deal with a record surge in online shopping.

There are vacancies in every state and territory, with workers needed in parcel, mail processing and customer service teams, as well as posties who drive vans, trucks and motorcycles.

Australians are sending and receiving parcels in volumes not seen since Christmas.

© Provided by Daily Mail (

‘At the moment, every day feels like Christmas at Australia Post and we’re on the lookout for people to join us and help deliver and process record volumes across the country,’ executive general manager of people and culture Sue Davies said.

Video: OECD urges Morrison government to engage in genuine tax reform (Sky News Australia)

‘We’re proud of the outstanding efforts of our people working hard across the country who keeping delivering and supporting communities through challenging circumstances.’

There are over 1000 jobs on offer in Victoria, 800 in NSW, 690 in Queensland, 380 in Western Australia, 200 in South Australia, 60 in Tasmania and 30 in both the Northern Territory and the ACT.

No experience is required for parcel and mail processing jobs while posties who drive vans, trucks or motorbikes must have a valid driver’s licence. 

The recruitment drive is Australia Post’s second in less than a month, after it called for 4000 new staff at the end of August.

Earlier this month, the mail service temporarily paused parcel pick ups from online retailers in the locked down jurisdictions of NSW, ACT and Victoria for three days to process a backlog.

Last year, Australia Post set aside $190 million to cover voluntary redundancy payments over three years as it grappled with an expected $500 million full year loss.

A full list of the jobs on offer can be found here.  

© Provided by Daily Mail (

Internet Explorer Channel Network
News Related


Regional powers rally behind Taliban's request for humanitarian aid

Ten Asian and the Middle Eastern powers are backing the Taliban in calling for Afghanistan to receive humanitarian aid through a United Nations donor conference, and suggesting the U.S. and ... Read more »

Monsoon set to withdraw by October 26

India’s southwest monsoon rains are likely to finish withdrawing from the country by October 26, according to the weather office, marking one of the most delayed retreats of the vital ... Read more »

Nock Middle School student faces identity theft charge

Oct. 20—NEWBURYPORT — A Nock Middle School student must appear in Newburyport Juvenile Court after local police issued him a summons Tuesday on an identity theft charge. The 14-year-old boy ... Read more »

Republican Jeff Fortenberry gives up House committee assignments after indictment

Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry from Nebraska stepped down from his congressional committee seats on Wednesday, one day after being indicted by a grand jury on charges of illegal campaign contributions ... Read more »

UAAP athletes receive Covid-19 jabs, hope to resume games by Feb 2022

THE Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) held a symbolic vaccination against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) for student-athletes of member schools of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) ... Read more »

Atienza gives up retirement for Pacman

IF it weren’t for the People’s Champ, Buhay Party-list pepresentative and former Manila mayor Jose “Lito” Atienza Jr. would be sipping Piña Coladas with his wife in Hawaii by now ... Read more »

Duterte resumes regional visits

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will resume his provincial visits beginning on October 21 to speed up the development of conflict-affected and isolated villages, National Security Adviser (NSA) Hermogenes Esperon said. “On ... Read more »

Cristiano Ronaldo completes Manchester United's comeback win over Atalanta on wild Champions League night

© Getty Images Ronaldo celebrates yet another last-minute winner for his club – Getty Images It was the sort of script that is loved at this club, but it’s impossible ... Read more »

Rewriting the code: The commercialisation of computer code collaboration

© Provided by The Financial Express In the mobile world where Microsoft was forced to exit the business, operating systems are tightly controlled by Apple and Google. By Siddharth Pai ... Read more »

Aryan Khan drugs case: Bombay High Court likely to hear bail plea today

© Provided by Zee News Mumbai: Bombay High Court is likely to hear the bail applications of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan and a few others who ... Read more »

Developed world should help ISA to provide clean energy access: Union power minister RK Singh

© Provided by The Financial Express ISA, a treaty-based inter-governmental organisation headquartered in Gurgaon, was established following the Paris Declaration as an alliance dedicated to the promotion of solar energy ... Read more »

Swarnim Vijay Varsh victory torch reaches Shimla

© Provided by Hindustan Times Indian Army officials with the victory torch in Shimla on Wednesday. (Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times) The victory torch of Swarnim Vijay Varsh was on ... Read more »

Exposing China's investment strategy

© Provided by The Financial Express China imported raw materials from Africa by accelerating mining, resolving transportation difficulty, infrastructure and logistics investment. (Representative image) By Surjith Karthikeyan A recent report ... Read more »

T20 World Cup: Bangladesh Firm Favourites Against Papua New Guinea in Must-win Game

© Provided by News18 T20 World Cup: Bangladesh Firm Favourites Against Papua New Guinea in Must-win Game Their campaign back on track, Bangladesh will start as overwhelming favourites when they ... Read more »

EPFO Update: Check step-by-step guide to link Aadhaar-UAN on UMANG app, online, offline

© Provided by DNA The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) had recently announced that members will be able to avail the UAN-Aadhaar linking facility through the UMANG Mobile App. The ... Read more »

Human remains found in Florida in search for Brian Laundrie, missing boyfriend of slain Gabby Petito

Human remains were found in a Florida nature preserve where authorities have been searching for fugitive Brian Laundrie, the only suspect in the strangulation death of his fiancée, Long Island ... Read more »

Who won the first NYC mayoral debate between Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa?

Wednesday marked the first televised debate between candidates Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa. NBC “Too bad cats can’t vote!” That was the general takeaway from three independent analysts, who said ... Read more »

How to skip the first EMMI in Metroid Dread

Ever since Super Metroid, Samus Aran’s games have been a prevalent part of the speedrunning community, and Dread is no exception. The newest game has a few baked-in tricks you ... Read more »

'Becoming Cousteau' plumbs depths of French ocean explorer

© PATRICK HERTZOG Cousteau’s life was one of evolution; frnmo a would-be pilot to a diver to a filmmaker, to an environmental crusader Explorer, inventor, filmmaker, environmentalist and once even ... Read more »

Server transfers are now live in New World

New World fans can rejoice today thanks to the recent 1.0.3 patch and the introduction of the highly anticipated server transfer feature that was promised to fans shortly after launch. ... Read more »

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to all murder, attempted murder counts in Parkland school shooting

The man charged in the 2018 school shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, has pleaded guilty to 17 counts of first-degree murder, as well as 17 counts of ... Read more »

Parkland shooting victim reacts to Cruz guilty plea

Nikolas Cruz has pleaded guilty to murder in the 2018 Parkland High School shooting. Anthony Borges, who was shot five times, said he accepts Cruz’s apology, but noted that it ... Read more »

Politik Malaysia tidak stabil silap rakyat?

© Provided by Free Malaysia Today © Provided by Free Malaysia Today Benarkah ketidakstabilan politik Malaysia sejak lebih tiga tahun kebelakangan ini sebenarnya berpunca daripada kedangkalan kefahaman politik rakyat Malaysia ... Read more »

Banjir kilat: 260 mangsa dipindahkan ke empat PPS di Selangor

© Provided by Sinar Harian SHAH ALAM – Sebanyak empat Pusat Pemindahan Sementara (PPS) dibuka berikutan banjir kilat melanda negeri ini yang mengakibatkan penempatan penduduk dinaiki air pada pagi Khamis. ... Read more »

Pregnant fitness influencer breaks down in tears revealing doctors told her to abort her unborn baby due to a 'health condition' - and why she'll ignore their advice

Sarah Stevenson opened up about the most agonising decsion of her life Australian vlogger was told by doctors her unborn baby had a 'health condition'Doctor later recommended she should terminate pregnancy and 'start again'Ms Stevenson has revealed why she and her boyfriend will continue pregnancy   Read more »

Watch NASA's Perseverance rover zoom across Mars' rocky, alien landscape

The rovers are back, Mars fans! After going quiet for a few weeks due to the Mars solar conjunction, NASA’s red planet explorers are warming up to continue their missions. ... Read more »

As WA's public housing waitlist ballooned, department spent a fraction of funds, report finds

© Provided by ABC NEWS More than 15,000 people were waiting for public housing when budgeted money went unspent. (Supplied: Department of Housing) Across a nine-month period when WA was suffering ... Read more »

Taxpayers paid for the privilege of awarding Maguire gun club grant

NSW taxpayers paid for an outside consultant to prepare a business case for a $5.5 million grant to the Wagga Wagga gun club at the centre of NSW ICAC investigations, ... Read more »

Gateway breathes new life into historic Julias gold target

Gateway Mining has intersected a large zone of shallow oxide gold mineralisation in air-core drilling at the Julias target – within its Gidgee gold project in the Murchison region of ... Read more »

Wynyard boating tragedy will be 'hard to accept' for tight-knit Tasmanian town, Mayor says; search continues for third person

© Provided by ABC NEWS Thomas Courto, Bree-Anna Thomas and Isaiah Dixon and their boat went missing on Monday. (Supplied: Facebook) Two Tasmanians whose bodies washed ashore yesterday after they and a ... Read more »

Retailers predict a $58 billion Christmas boom as the east coast of Australia opens up

© Provided by Business Insider Australia The Australian Retail Association has forecast another mammoth year of spending as the country again emerges out of lockdowns in time for Christmas. Its ... Read more »

Jets' Corey Davis itching for rematch vs. Patriots: ‘We're ready'

Coming out of an early season bye week, Corey Davis described the Jets’ energy and vibe as “way different.” But the wide receiver also sounded hungry for a rematch against ... Read more »

Year-2 leap? LaMelo Ball torches Pacers as Hornets rally from 23-point hole

NBA players commonly make a big jump from their rookie seasons to Year 2. © Provided by Yahoo! Sports T.J. McConnell #9 of the Indiana Pacers and LaMelo Ball #2 ... Read more »

SMU vs. Tulane: How to watch NCAA Football online, TV channel, live stream info, game time

© Provided by CBS Sports Sep 22, 2018; Dallas, TX, USA; Southern Methodist Mustangs mascot Peruna runs across the field after a touchdown against the Navy Midshipmen during the third ... Read more »

Cargo backlog creates traffic headaches on sea and land

© Provided by Associated Press Parked cargo container trucks are seen in a street, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 in Wilmington, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday issued an order ... Read more »

Eovaldi looks to save Red Sox season after bats go quiet

BOSTON (AP) — Following two weak performances in a row at the plate, the Boston Red Sox will turn to Nathan Eovaldi to try to save their season on just ... Read more »

Financial experts worried about how Albertans' paycheques will hold up to soaring inflation

© Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press September energy prices in Alberta were about 22 per cent higher than a year ago. Canada’s inflation rate has increased more than four per cent ... Read more »

LaVine scores 34 points, Bulls beat Pistons 94-88 in opener

DETROIT (AP) — Zach LaVine scored 15 of his 34 points in the third quarter, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 94-88 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night ... Read more »

Northwest B.C. families come together to tell the stories of MMIWG in new film Adaawk

When Lorna Brown and Wanda Good stepped up to make their film Adaawk, there were already a vast number of stories about Murdered & Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). ... Read more »

Amazon's Early Black Friday Sale: Best Deals on Designer Dresses

© Amazon Winter will be here before you know it which means it’s time fortify your wardrobe with a few warm dresses at discount prices. For that, we look to Amazon’s Early Black Friday Sale. It arrived a ... Read more »