Airport Tug/ Forklift Operator
Sydney International Airport


One of the biggest ground handling companies invites you to join and start sharing your experience today!



dnata is one of the most recognised ground services companies in the world and we are looking for motivated, passionate, team focused and energized employees, to complete the job on hand and to deliver on the promises to our customers.


As our business expands, we are looking for additional people to join our Sydney Airport Cargo facility located at Sydney International Airport. This facility is minutes away from the M5 and Sydney CBD motorway. dnata provides on the job training to all employees as well as full uniform including PPE at no cost. 


dnata is proud to offer on the job training and up skilling. This allows for opportunities for career progression and professional development! 

What does a typical day to day look like?

  • Operating a forklift;
  • Tug running freight to and from an aircraft; 
  • Breakdown of Cargo on arrival in Sydney; 
  • Building cargo up for a flight ready for international departure. 


We are a shift work environment with an operation that runs 24/7.

  • Morning shifts, commence between 0400 - 0800 
  • Afternoon/Evening shifts, commence between midday and 1800
  • All shifts are a minimum of 4 hours, however generally 6-8 hour shifts 


Penalties & Loading: 

  • 15% Loading (AM and PM shifts / Monday - Friday) 
  • 22.5% Loading (Early AM or post midnight completion / Monday - Friday) 
  • 150% Saturday
  • 200% Sunday 
  • 200% for all overtime 


Key attributes for the role!

  • Safety first mindset
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong team player
  • Passionate about developing skills
  • Proven reliably
  • Flexible “can do attitude”
  • Customer focused
  • Respectful to others
  • On the job training 


  • Accrue annual leave on all hours worked (at 5 weeks per year)
  • Accrue personal leave on all hours worked (at 15 days per year)
  • Free on site parking
  • On the job training
  • All uniforms and PPE provided 


Your time is now! Now to develop your aviation career and becoming a key member of the dnata team at Perth International Airport this is your chance!


dnata Pty Limited is culturally diverse and inclusive workplace. All successful applicants will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date.

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    Sydney International Airport NSW

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   Posted 20 Jun 24

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