Yard Person

  • Full Time

Website Kimberley Hardware & Trade

About this Job

About Us

Kimberley Hardware & Trade is a long-standing family owned and operated business and part of one of the largest independent suppliers of timber and building materials to many of the best home builders in Australia.

We offer a family-feel culture and work environment that sets us apart from any others in the industry. We are part of a 60-site National group with over 1400 trusted support team professionals, trade experts, drivers, and yards people. To find out more about us click here.

The founders of the organisation are all about investing in their people, partners, and community to make a positive and sustainable contribution to Australia.

Our business is built on a set of values that create the foundation for everything we do; Take Responsibility, Grow Together, Everyone Contributes.

About the Role

A very rare opportunity as presented itself and we are looking for an adventurous and passionate person to join our team as a Yard Person. This role brings together heavy building materials to service our local customers with the right knowledge and advice.

You will work closely with Branch Management to provide an efficient and timely delivery service to our customers. You will get the opportunity for ongoing training and development to improve your supervisory skills, hardware knowledge and the chance to work in different areas of the store whilst pursuing growth and learning on a daily basis.

Our roles suit those who are willing to work in a team environment.


Responsibilities will include

Prior experience with hardware, or within the building industry is ideal. The role is well suited to someone with confidence who enjoys working with people.


  • Receive, move, relocate, store and load stock in keeping with the company workplace health and safety practises
  • Prepare orders for delivery in an accurate and timely manner, including being appropriately packaged for transport
  • Assist with delivery of goods including unloading at site
  • Collate and load customer orders ready for delivery or pick up by customer
  • Work with wider team to ensure yard and work environment are clean and kept in a safe manner adhering to workplace health and safety guidelines
  • Ensure loads are appropriately secured to meet requirements and ensure goods are not damaged
  • High level of customer service to all internal and external customers at all times
  • Undertake regular product training with market leading brands
  • Have a commitment to ongoing job security



  • High awareness of site safety and duty of care for your team, staff and site visitors
  • Physically fit with the ability to safely lift loads and manually handle goods
  • Exceptional attention to detail coupled with high level of accuracy
  • Operate vehicles in accordance to relative licences and abilities
  • Medium Rigid Licence (advantageous)
  • Forklift Licence (LF) Essential
  • Finally have a ‘hands on’ with a ‘can do’ attitude


  • Be part of something strong, we really are growing together
  • Your contribution is valued and celebrated, the company culture lives this
  • EAP – Employee Assistance Program
  • Uniform provided, so you can look the part
  • Ongoing training with plenty of opportunities for people with the right attitude
  • Job security from a long-standing respected employer in the Broome region
  • Staff discount schemes offered
  • Everyone gets paid to take a day off for their birthday
  • Be part of an organisation that puts its people first and has their best interests at heart



We are an equal opportunity employer with a zero tolerance to Drugs and Alcohol in the workplace and we do conduct regular random workplace testing.

Only applicants with the Right to Work in Australia will be considered for this position.

If this sounds like the right job for you, and your skills and enthusiasm, click the ‘Apply for this job’ now and include your Resume and Covering Letter.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years’ experience do you have as a Yardperson?
  • Do you have a heavy vehicle driver’s licence?
  • Which of the following forklift licences do you have?
  • Do you have customer service experience?

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.