Careers@pbt

Welcome to careers@pbt!

If you're a team player and thrive in a dynamic and success-driven environment, then you've come to the right place. Below are the current opportunities we have in our fast growing business where no two days are ever the same.

Opportunities for growth and development are the norm for our top performers. At PBT our strength lies in the skill, experience and dedication of our people. Our nationwide network is second to none and innovative technology leads the industry. As a result PBT is a popular choice for some of the world's leading brands plus many of New Zealand's most successful homegrown businesses.

So, check out the jobs and contractor opportunities below. If one has your name on, please contact us by clicking on the link included in the job description. If nothing excites you yet or we don’t have any current opportunities listed you can still contact us through jobs@pbt.com Attach your CV and a brief summary of the type of position you are looking for. We’ll let you know if any suitable jobs are currently available or coming soon.

Open Positions

Position Details

Experienced Loaders - Christchurch

Proudly 100% NZ owned and operated, our strengths lie in the skill and experience of our people, an extensive nationwide branch network and our leading edge systems.

If your passion is getting it right first time every time, and you are an experienced forkhoist operator, then this is your opportunity to join a true NZ success story.

At PBT we currently have positions available for experienced Forkhoist Operators on our night shift. The roles are available for different shifts and come with competitive rates of pay. To be considered for a role, your forkhoist experience must relate to the loading and unloading of palletised freight onto trucks. The role as a PBT Forkhoist Operator also involves the sorting of loose freight, you must be physically fit and able to handle heavy lifting.

Check out our web site to view our company profile and see the different services we offer, a career with PBT opens up the opportunity for training and career advancement.

To apply for this exciting opportunity with one of New Zealand’s leading Logistic companies please forward your CV and written application quoting reference LOADERCHC0418 to jobs@pbt.co.nz.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa
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Storeperson / Loader - Cromwell

Proudly 100% NZ owned and operated, our strengths lie in the skill and experience of our people, a nationwide branch network and our leading edge systems.

If your passion is getting it right first time every time, and you are an experienced loader, then this is your opportunity to join a true NZ success story.

At PBT we currently have full time permanent positions available with a very competitive rate dependant on experience. Forklift experience is essential.

As a PBT Loader you will be responsible for sorting and loading freight to ensure its timely delivery within the PBT network. You must be physically fit and able to handle heavy lifting. Experience in the transport industry will give you an advantage.

To apply for this exciting career opportunity, please call Phillip Wildermoth our Lower South Island Regional Manager on 021497451 or by quoting REF: LOADERCWL0418 email your CV to phillipw@pbt.co.nz

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

A bit about us
PBT, formally known as Peter Baker Transport, is a true Kiwi success story. Founded in 1972 we have grown from a one man, one truck operation to a team of over 900 drivers and employees.

We have 5 brands that specialise in storing and moving anything from an envelope to a shipping container anywhere in the world.
We are a tightknit team committed to providing our customers with a supply chain solution they can trust.

The role
Based in our vibrant Mt Wellington offices, as a FCL dispatcher for PBT your role is to provide timely and accurate information to our drivers. You will be working with clients, drivers to ensure all the units are fully utilised and have satisfied customers.

As a PBT FCL Dispatcher you will be managing a fleet of 17 metro Owner drivers, company driver ensuring KPIs are met and all tasks are completed. We seek an outgoing, energetic, well organized and well-presented person who can join our dynamic team to provide superior services to our valued customers.

As the successful applicant, you will pride yourself on both your ability to build successful working relationships and your passion to ensure all customers receive the best possible experience when dealing with you. You will have an exceptional phone manner, cope well under pressure and be driven by delivering exceptional outcomes. Communication and relationship building skills are paramount for this role.

What you’ll need to succeed
You will need to be determined and highly organised for this position. You will be part of a vibrant and dedicated team who work closely together to achieve the highest possible standards of service- being able to work in a team and build strong relationships is a crucial part of this role.

A proven history in a dispatcher or fleet management based position is required as this role will have you working with owner drivers and customers on a daily basis. You will need to be able to think on your feet, providing exceptional problem solving skills to ensure our customer and business needs are met. As a Service and KPI driven person you will have a can do positive attitude and be willing to go the extra mile to ensure the job is done.

Excellent oral and written communication, strong numeracy skills and computer literacy in MS Word and Excel are essential as well as having the ability to learn new systems without issue.

What you’ll get in return
Working for PBT you will be part of a close team in a company with an exciting and dynamic culture. Whilst we take what we do very seriously we like to have fun doing so. You will be working in a supportive environment with opportunities to grow and develop your career.

To apply
PBT is focused on employee progression and personal growth and has a culture that develops employees for opportunities within the business.

If you think you have what it takes to make this position yours, then don’t let this rare opportunity to join our dynamic Auckland based team pass you by. Contact Jee on 0212416915 or forward your CV to jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference AKLBDISP0418 to apply for this position.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
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Class 5 Driver - Northland

A bit about us;
PBT, formally known as Peter Baker Transport, is a true Kiwi success story. Founded in 1972 we have grown from a one man, one truck operation to a team of over 900 drivers and employees.

We have 5 brands that specialise in storing and moving anything from an envelope to a shipping container anywhere in the world.

We are a tight-knit team committed to providing our customers with a supply chain solution they can trust.

The role:
Based out of our Whangarei Branch, PBT is seeking an experienced class 5 truck driver to service the transport needs of our valued clients. We need a can-do, people person who has the ability to deliver service excellence throughout the Northland Region.

Our dynamic Whangarei based Team are a small but highly motivated tight knit team which prides itself on its staff and client relationships. Proudly, PBT only operates the best equipment; you will be required to treat the unit with respect and care.

What you’ll need to succeed:
You will need to be dedicated, driven and passionate about providing excellent service to all our valued customers. You will also need to be organised and experienced with operating and driving a class 5 truck and trailer to provide a delivery and collection service, additionally you must have exceptional communication and relationship building skills.

· A clean and valid NZ Driver’s License with full Class 5 and Dangerous Goods and Forklift Endorsement;

· Previous experience operating a transport delivery and collection service but onsite training can be arranged for the right candidate;

· Sound driving knowledge of the Northland region;

· A strong commitment to health and safety in the workplace;

· Exceptional communication skills;

· Strong relationship building skills; and

· Proven ability to work as part of a team to achieve the common goal of service delivery excellence, and equally able to prove that you can conduct your duties to the highest of standards autonomously.

What you’ll get in return:
Working for PBT you will be part of a close team in a company with an exciting and dynamic culture. You will be working in a supportive environment with opportunities to grow and develop your career.

To apply:
If you meet the above criteria and could see yourself working for PBT send your cover letter and application through to our HR Department on jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference CLASS5WRE0418 or phone Steven McCormack, our Northland Branch Manager on 021631209 for more information.

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

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Dunedin Courier Owner Driver

PBT Dunedin is seeking a dynamic and hardworking person with a great attitude to join our courier fleet as an owner driver.

Our owner drivers enjoy running their own business, having unlimited potential earnings and working in an exciting and competitive environment.

PBT is a 100% Kiwi owned and operated courier business with strong family values and a passion for people. As a PBT courier owner driver you will be part of a team that provides the on-going support and training needed to become a successful and professional business owner.

To join the PBT team as a courier owner driver, you will need to have:
- NZ Residency or Permanent Visa
- a full and clean New Zealand driver licence,
- the ability to purchase a suitable work vehicle,
- the drive and ambition of a business owner.

For more information please contact Phillip Wildermoth on 021497451 or forward your CV and written application to jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference ODCDND0418.

Make 2018 the year you get behind the wheel and drive yourself in to business success with PBT!

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Courier Owner Driver Business Opportunity - Christchurch

PBT Christchurch is seeking a dynamic and hardworking person with a great attitude to join our courier fleet as an owner driver.

Our owner drivers enjoy running their own business, having unlimited potential earnings and working in an exciting and competitive environment.

PBT is a 100% Kiwi owned and operated courier business with strong family values and a passion for people. As a PBT courier owner driver you will be part of a team that provides the on-going support and training needed to become a successful and professional business owner.

To join the PBT team as a courier owner driver, you will need to have:
- NZ Residency or Permanent Visa
- a full and clean New Zealand driver licence,
- the ability to purchase a suitable work vehicle,
- the drive and ambition of a business owner.

For more information please contact Emilie Weaver on 021524993 or forward your CV and written application to jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference CHCCOD0218.

Make 2018 the year you get behind the wheel and drive yourself in to business success with PBT!


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Courier Owner Driver Business Opportunity - Invercargill

PBT Invercargill is seeking a dynamic and hardworking person with a great attitude to join our courier fleet as an owner driver.

Our owner drivers enjoy running their own business, having unlimited potential earnings and working in an exciting and competitive environment.

PBT is a 100% Kiwi owned and operated courier business with strong family values and a passion for people. As a PBT courier owner driver you will be part of a team that provides the on-going support and training needed to become a successful and professional business owner.

To join the PBT team as a courier owner driver, you will need to have:
- NZ Residency or Permanent Visa
- a full and clean New Zealand driver licence,
- the ability to purchase a suitable work vehicle,
- the drive and ambition of a business owner.

For more information please contact Phillip Wildermoth on 021497451 or forward your CV and written application to jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference IVCCOD0218.

Make 2018 the year you get behind the wheel and drive yourself in to business success with PBT!



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Wellington Courier Owner Driver

PBT Wellington is seeking a dynamic and hardworking person with a great attitude to join our courier fleet as an owner driver.

Our owner drivers enjoy running their own business, having unlimited potential earnings and working in an exciting and competitive environment.

PBT is a 100% Kiwi owned and operated courier business with strong family values and a passion for people. As a PBT courier owner driver you will be part of a team that provides the on-going support and training needed to become a successful and professional business owner.

To join the PBT team as a courier owner driver, you will need to have:
- NZ Residency or Permanent Visa
- a full and clean New Zealand driver licence,
- the ability to purchase a suitable work vehicle,
- the drive and ambition of a business owner.

For more information please contact Kirsty Bennett on 021564299 or forward your CV and written application to jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference ODCWLG0418.

Make 2018 the year you get behind the wheel and drive yourself in to business success with PBT!

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Auckland Courier Owner Driver

PBT Auckland is seeking a dynamic and hardworking person with a great attitude to join our courier fleet as an owner driver.

Our owner drivers enjoy running their own business, having unlimited potential earnings and working in an exciting and competitive environment.

PBT is a 100% Kiwi owned and operated courier business with strong family values and a passion for people. As a PBT courier owner driver you will be part of a team that provides the on-going support and training needed to become a successful and professional business owner.

To join the PBT team as a courier owner driver, you will need to have:
- NZ Residency or Permanent Visa
- a full and clean New Zealand driver licence,
- the ability to purchase a suitable work vehicle,
- the drive and ambition of a business owner.

For more information please contact Kirsty Bennett on 021564299 or forward your CV and written application to jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference ODCAKL0418.

Make 2018 the year you get behind the wheel and drive yourself in to business success with PBT!

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Whangarei Courier Owner Driver

PBT Whangarei is seeking a dynamic and hardworking person with a great attitude to join our courier fleet as an owner driver.

Our owner drivers enjoy running their own business, having unlimited potential earnings and working in an exciting and competitive environment.

PBT is a 100% Kiwi owned and operated courier business with strong family values and a passion for people. As a PBT courier owner driver you will be part of a team that provides the on-going support and training needed to become a successful and professional business owner.

To join the PBT team as a courier owner driver, you will need to have:
- NZ Residency or Permanent Visa
- a full and clean New Zealand driver licence,
- the ability to purchase a suitable work vehicle,
- the drive and ambition of a business owner.

For more information please contact Steven McCormack on 021631209 or forward your CV and written application to jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference WRECOD0418.

Make 2018 the year you get behind the wheel and drive yourself in to business success with PBT!

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Courier Owner Driver Business Opportunity - Hamilton

PBT Hamilton is seeking a dynamic and hardworking person with a great attitude to join our courier fleet as an owner driver.

Our owner drivers enjoy running their own business, having unlimited potential earnings and working in an exciting and competitive environment.

PBT is a 100% Kiwi owned and operated courier business with strong family values and a passion for people. As a PBT courier owner driver you will be part of a team that provides the on-going support and training needed to become a successful and professional business owner.

To join the PBT team as a courier owner driver, you will need to have:
- NZ Residency or Permanent Visa
- a full and clean New Zealand driver licence,
- the ability to purchase a suitable work vehicle,
- the drive and ambition of a business owner.

For more information please contact Matthew Schwass on 0212863897 or forward your CV and written application to jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference HLZCOD0218.

Make 2018 the year you get behind the wheel and drive yourself in to business success with PBT!



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Courier Owner Driver Business Opportunity - Central Otago

PBT Cromwell is seeking a dynamic and hardworking person with a great attitude to join our courier fleet as an owner driver.

Our owner drivers enjoy running their own business, having unlimited potential earnings and working in an exciting and competitive environment.

PBT is a 100% Kiwi owned and operated courier business with strong family values and a passion for people. As a PBT courier owner driver you will be part of a team that provides the on-going support and training needed to become a successful and professional business owner.

To join the PBT team as a courier owner driver, you will need to have:
- NZ Residency or Permanent Visa
- a full and clean New Zealand driver licence,
- the ability to purchase a suitable work vehicle,
- the drive and ambition of a business owner.

For more information please contact Phillip Wildermoth on 021497451 or forward your CV and written application to jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference CWLCOD0218.

Make 2018 the year you get behind the wheel and drive yourself in to business success with PBT!

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Courier Owner Driver Business Opportunity - Rotorua

PBT Rotorua is seeking a dynamic and hardworking person with a great attitude to join our courier fleet as an owner driver.

Our owner drivers enjoy running their own business, having unlimited potential earnings and working in an exciting and competitive environment.

PBT is a 100% Kiwi owned and operated courier business with strong family values and a passion for people. As a PBT courier owner driver you will be part of a team that provides the on-going support and training needed to become a successful and professional business owner.

To join the PBT team as a courier owner driver, you will need to have:
- NZ Residency or Permanent Visa
- a full and clean New Zealand driver licence,
- the ability to purchase a suitable work vehicle,
- the drive and ambition of a business owner.

For more information please contact Matthew Schwass on 0212863897 or forward your CV and written application to jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference BOPCOD0218.

Make 2018 the year you get behind the wheel and drive yourself in to business success with PBT!


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Class 4 Driver / Storeperson - Cromwell

A bit about us;
PBT, formally known as Peter Baker Transport, is a true Kiwi success story. Founded in 1972 we have grown from a one man, one truck operation to a team of over 900 drivers and employees.

We have 5 brands that specialise in storing and moving anything from an envelope to a shipping container anywhere in the world.

We are a tight-knit team committed to providing our customers with a supply chain solution they can trust.

The role:
Based out of our Cromwell Branch, PBT is seeking an experienced class 4 truck driver / storeperson to join our team. We need a can-do, people person who has the ability to deliver service excellence throughout the Central Otago Region.

This is a fixed term position while an owner driver is recruited.

Our dynamic Central Otago based Team are a small but highly motivated tight knit team which prides itself on its staff and client relationships. Proudly, PBT only operates the best equipment; you will be required to treat the unit with respect and care.

What you’ll need to succeed:
You will need to be dedicated, driven and passionate about providing excellent service to all our valued customers. You will also need to be organised and experienced with operating and driving a class 4 truck to provide a delivery and collection service, additionally you must have exceptional communication and relationship building skills.

• A clean and valid NZ Driver’s License with full Class 4 and Dangerous Goods and Forklift Endorsement;
• Previous experience operating a transport delivery and collection service but onsite training can be arranged for the right candidate;
• Previous experience operating a forklift to load and unload General Freight in to HPV and metro vehicles;
• A strong commitment to health and safety in the workplace;
• Exceptional communication skills;
• Strong relationship building skills; and
• Proven ability to work as part of a team to achieve the common goal of service delivery excellence, and equally able to prove that you can conduct your duties to the highest of standards autonomously.

What you’ll get in return:
Working for PBT you will be part of a close team in a company with an exciting and dynamic culture. You will be working in a supportive environment with opportunities to grow and develop your career.

To apply:
If you meet the above criteria and could see yourself working for PBT send your cover letter and application through to jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference Class4CWL0218
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Transport Owner Driver Business Opportunity - Whangarei

Get behind the wheel with PBT Transport Limited and drive yourself in to business success!

Over 45 years ago Peter Baker had an idea. To build a successful and trusted freight solution, and now Peter is wondering if you have the same drive, energy and ambition to make 2018 the year that you build yours.

At PBT we continue to enjoy phenomenal growth, and right now we are looking for an Owner Driver to to join our dynamic fleet of independent contractors in the Northland Region. Maybe your currently working as an owner driver, or you’re a local with energy, drive and equity looking to make this your big year….. either way let’s talk.

As a PBT Transport Owner Driver you will need;
• The ability, passion, energy and drive to operate a business professionally and profitably
• The ability to purchase a suitable truck
• Have New Zealand residency or a valid permit to work in New Zealand; and
• Hold a clean NZ Driver’s license with the appropriate class license for your truck, Forklift and Dangerous Goods endorsement, along with a Transport Service License (TSL).

For more information on how you can get behind the wheel with PBT Transport and drive yourself in to business success contact Steven McCormack on 021631209 or forward your CV and written application to jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference C000454BN

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Transport Owner Driver Business Opportunity - Palmerston North

Get behind the wheel with PBT Transport Limited and drive yourself in to business success!

Over 45 years ago Peter Baker had an idea. To build a successful and trusted freight solution, and now Peter is wondering if you have the same drive, energy and ambition to make 2018 the year that you build yours.

At PBT we continue to enjoy phenomenal growth, and right now we are looking for an Owner Driver to to join our dynamic fleet of independent contractors in the Manawatu Region. Maybe your currently working as an owner driver, or you’re a local with energy, drive and equity looking to make this your big year….. either way let’s talk.

As a PBT Transport Owner Driver you will need;
• The ability, passion, energy and drive to operate a business professionally and profitably
• The ability to purchase a suitable truck
• Have New Zealand residency or a valid permit to work in New Zealand; and
• Hold a clean NZ Driver’s license with the appropriate class license for your truck, Forklift and Dangerous Goods endorsement, along with a Transport Service License (TSL).

For more information on how you can get behind the wheel with PBT Transport and drive yourself in to business success contact Dave Earl on 0212864008 or forward your CV and written application to jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference ODTPMR0218

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Transport Owner Driver Business Opportunity - Rotorua

Get behind the wheel with PBT Transport Limited and drive yourself in to business success!

Over 45 years ago Peter Baker had an idea. To build a successful and trusted freight solution, and now Peter is wondering if you have the same drive, energy and ambition to make 2018 the year that you build yours.

At PBT we continue to enjoy phenomenal growth, and right now we are looking for an Owner Driver to to join our dynamic fleet of independent contractors in the Bay of Plenty Region. Maybe your currently working as an owner driver, or you’re a local with energy, drive and equity looking to make this your big year….. either way let’s talk.

As a PBT Transport Owner Driver you will need;
• The ability, passion, energy and drive to operate a business professionally and profitably
• The ability to purchase a suitable truck
• Have New Zealand residency or a valid permit to work in New Zealand; and
• Hold a clean NZ Driver’s license with the appropriate class license for your truck, Forklift and Dangerous Goods endorsement, along with a Transport Service License (TSL).

For more information on how you can get behind the wheel with PBT Transport and drive yourself in to business success contact Matthew Schwass on 0212863897 or forward your CV and written application to jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference BOPODT0218

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Transport Owner Driver Business Opportunity - Central Otago

Get behind the wheel with PBT Transport Limited and drive yourself in to business success!

Over 45 years ago Peter Baker had an idea. To build a successful and trusted freight solution, and now Peter is wondering if you have the same drive, energy and ambition to make 2018 the year that you build yours.

At PBT we continue to enjoy phenomenal growth, and right now we are looking for an Owner Driver to to join our dynamic fleet of independent contractors in the Central Otago Region. Maybe your currently working as an owner driver, or you’re a local with energy, drive and equity looking to make this your big year….. either way let’s talk.

As a PBT Transport Owner Driver you will need;
• The ability, passion, energy and drive to operate a business professionally and profitably
• The ability to purchase a suitable truck
• Have New Zealand residency or a valid permit to work in New Zealand; and
• Hold a clean NZ Driver’s license with the appropriate class license for your truck, Forklift and Dangerous Goods endorsement, along with a Transport Service License (TSL).

For more information on how you can get behind the wheel with PBT Transport and drive yourself in to business success contact Phillip Wildermoth on 021497451 or forward your CV and written application to jobs@pbt.co.nz quoting recruitment reference CWLODT0218

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

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