Careers in Postal

Australia Post has a 40% market share of the postal sector. This is by far the largest percentage share with the closest rival, TNT at 6.7%. A collective of smaller providers have overall market dominance accounting for 46% of the market.  This tends to show the large number of independent operators and subcontractors that operate within this space. They service small to medium scale businesses and operate mainly in metropolitan areas of major cities.

Positions, training and available jobs

The list below contains some of the possible positions that can be held in the Postal industry. Following the links will provide more information on the positions, the associated qualifications and job vacancies in WA. The careers page of Australia Post can be found here.

* Please note that this list is a guide and titles and qualifications can vary.

Postal Occupations
Job TitleQualificationJob Vacancies
Mail SorterCertificate II in Warehousing OperationsMail Sorter
StorepersonCertificate II in Warehousing OperationsStoreperson (Mail/Parcel Post)
Truck DriverCertificate II in Driving OperationsTruck Driver
Van DriverCertificate II in Driving OperationsVan Driver
SupervisorCertificate III in Warehousing OperationsSupervisor
Motorcycle PostmanCertificate II in Driving Operations (Entry Level Position)Motorcycle Postman

Qualification Profile of Workforce

Statistics indicate that approximately 61% of workers in WA have no post school qualifications. Approximately 18% of workers have attained qualifications at certificate level, 8% at diploma level and 9% at tertiary level.

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