Australia Post hires 4,000 Christmas temp staff

Ahead of the biggest ever peak delivery season, Australia Post is hiring 4,000 temporary staff to handle demand.

Some 2,900 of the temporary workers will be in transport and delivery while 300 will be in customer contact centres and 900 will be working in the post office network and other areas of then business. Competition is fierce, with around six applicants per position offered.

“This is a record-breaking recruitment drive for what we expect to be a Christmas unlike any we’ve had before in Australia Post’s history,” executive general manager people and culture Sue Davies said. 

“In a year that has been incredibly challenging and impacted people in many ways, we are delighted to be inviting people to join us this Christmas as we deliver across the country.”