Symons Transport prides itself on providing innovative quality transport solutions delivered safely and efficiently.

Symons Transport is a family owned Taranaki business specialising in bulk transportation of food grade products and provding a wide range of transport services for the oil and gas industry. The company is renowned for exceeding customer satisfaction through combining the utilisation of world class equipment, continuously improving systems and a motivated skilled team.

We are looking for looking for Class 5 drivers to join our dynamic team. The successful applicant will possess the following key attributes:

  • A strong focus on Health and Safety
  • A well presented team player with a positive attitude
  • Safety concious
  • Class 5 Dangerous Goods Tanker experience
  • Bulk handlers certificate an advantage
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Able to use smartphone for dockets, pre-checks and audits
  • Be customer focused
  • Ability to work shift work


We Offer:

  • The highest quality, well presented trucks
  • Competetive remuneration with incentive schemes
  • Variety of work
  • A supportive employment environment

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.


Application Details

Personal Information


Do you suffer from any physical, mental or health condition likely to affect the full performance of your duties? This includes any current/previous ACC Claims within the last 2 years. If Yes, give brief details:
Have you ever been diagnosed with/ and treated for occupational over-use syndrome or any other similar condition? If Yes, give brief details:
In your past employment have you been exposed to any of the following; noise, solvents, asbestos, skin irritants, heavy metals, infectious metals? If Yes, give brief details:
Do you have a predisposition to any other condition that you are aware of, including but not limited to asthma, heart or respiratory problems, high blood pressure or communicable diseases (eg. HIV, Hepatitis).

Additional Information

If your application is successful, when could you start work?
Please upload your CV. This may be in plain text, pdf or Word document format.
Please give name and contact number of first work referee
Please give name and contact number of second work referee

Work Experience

Choose the options which most describe your level of experience for each category.


Entitlement to work in NZ

If so, please provide visa expiration date.
Any questions or comments you would like to have recorded.

TORO check authorisation

Please upload a copy of both the front and back of your drivers licence (use the field below if you have two separate files to upload) - If you do not hold a Drivers Licence please upload some form of ID. File must not exceed 2MB. If you are unable to upload using this webform, please email copy to
I consent to Symons Group using TORO (Transport Organisation Register Online) through the New Zealand Transport Agency for the purposes of ensuring that I am fully licensed at all times and/or to monitor my licence status and activity.


  1. I declare that the answers to the questions in the application are true and correct and I understand that the information requested within this application form is sought to establish my suitability for the position that I am applying and that if I do not provide such information then this application for employment may be rejected.
  2. I note that any offer of employment does not constitute an employment agreement until a separate agreement has been evidenced in writing and signed by Symons Group and myself.
  3. I am not aware of any personal circumstance, medical condition or disability that would limit my ability to adequately perform the role for which I seek appointment.
  4. I accept that, should my application be successful, the foregoing information will form part of my contract of employment and falsification of any information is grounds for dismissal.
  5. By returning this application electronically it is acknowledged that I fully agree with the above declaration.

Applicants invited to an interview will be required to sign this declaration.


Please type your full name as confirmation that the above information is correct.