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Careers in Hire

HIRE – THE CAREER CHOICE THAT HAS IT ALL

Careers in Hire is an initiative of the Hire and Rental Industry Association (HRIA) to encourage more people to consider a career within the Hire Industry.

Hire has opportunities across all trades and vocations. So why not consider a career where you can shape your future, contribute to the community, and enjoy the diversity of our great industry.

The HRIA promotes hire as the preferred choice for Australian business and consumers through supporting members, hire businesses, developing people and growing the industry. Careers in Hire allows us to communicate the great career opportunities available in the hire industry with the aim of attracting and developing people.

Limitless Career Options

The Hire Industry offers a huge variety of fantastic career opportunities. An outstanding customer experience is at the heart of what we do.

Whether you are mechanically minded, are interested in sales or IT, or have skills that lend towards management, delivery service, event coordination – there are positions within the hire industry to suit everyone.

The great thing about the hire industry is that in many instances no qualifications or experience are required for you to get a start in hire, it is the “can do” attitude that counts.

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GENERAL HIRE

Customer Service

CUSTOMER SERVICE / SALES

Customer service is at the heart of the hire industry. Promote and drive a customer first focus ensuring an excellent customer experience.

Logistics

LOGISTICS

Provide an excellent customer experience through ensuring the correct equipment is delivered safely and serviced in a timely manner.

Yard Service

YARD SERVICE

Often the first role many in the industry have – this is often a stepping-stone to the next opportunity. Ensure the yard area and all equipment is clean, tidy and presentable for staff and customers.

Workshop

WORKSHOP

Branch mechanics and service technicians carry out repairs and preventative maintenance to all hire plant and guaranteeing customer satisfaction.

ACCESS EQUIPMENT

Customer Service

CUSTOMER SERVICE / SALES

Customer service is at the heart of the hire industry. Promote and drive a customer first focus ensuring an excellent customer experience.

Spare Parts

SPARE PARTS DEPARTMENT

Spare parts departments are central to the smooth running of Access equipment fleets. Working in this area provides opportunities for trade qualifications as well as knowledge that is well regarded in the industry.
Workshop

WORKSHOP

Branch mechanics and service technicians carry out repairs and preventative maintenance to all hire plant and guaranteeing customer satisfaction.
Yard Service

YARD ACTIVITIES

Often the first role many in the industry have – this is often a stepping-stone to the next opportunity. Ensure the yard area and all equipment is clean, tidy and presentable for staff and customers.

OFFICE & MANAGEMENT

Management

MANAGEMENT

Depending on your interests there are numerous Management positions available to those in the hire industry. If you are committed and looking to lead others you could become a branch manager, general manager or commercial manager.
Spare Parts

ADMINISTRATION

Those in Administration roles ensure the industry runs smoothly and helps support hire businesses. You may be interested in general administration, sales administration or HR.
Marketing

MARKETING

Marketing is key in growing our industry – communicating the benefits and advantages of hiring equipment. If you have experience or are interested in digital media, social media, graphic design or marketing strategy then this could be the career for you
ACCOUNTS

ACCOUNTS

Be part of the accounts and finance teams. You could work in accounts payable or receivables, roles that are crucial in keeping businesses running smoothly.

PARTY & EVENTS

Customer Service

SALES / ACCOUNT MANAGER

Sales roles within the event and party industry are perfect for hardworking, creative people. People who like building relationships, can prioritise and problem solve. You could be working on private events, weddings, corporate events exhibitions and more, with amazing career opportunities.
Logistics

LOGISTICS & DELIVERIES

Delivery drivers are vital to the events and party hire industry. Delivery, set up and then collection at all types of events and exhibitions.
INSTALLERS

INSTALLERS & EVENT CREW

On-site installation, set up and removal of hired stock, installers and event labourers are the face of the events and party hire industry. Being able to work under pressure, and understanding the customer always comes first, these are crucial roles in our industry.
MARQUEE BUILDER

MARQUEE BUILDERS

A great opportunity for someone who enjoys physical labour and working outdoors. Install and dismantle marquees and other onsite structures at outdoor events such as weddings, corporate functions, private functions and exhibitions. A crucial role in our industry with training available on the job.
WAREHOUSE

WAREHOUSE

Perfect for someone looking for flexible / casual employment, warehouse roles usually involves cleaning and maintenance of equipment (marquess, tables and chairs etc), packing and preparing stock onto trucks, or to be picked up by a customer, identifying damaged items, always while ensuring OHS is adhered to.

Watch our Videos and Discover why hire is the Career Choice that has it all

Hire is an amazing industry to work in. Whether you are a school leaver or looking for your next career move, there are positions within the hire industry to suit everyone.

Hear from Michael Larsen (Larsen’s Air Conditioning Hire), Ruby Barr (Flexihire) and Jarrod Kerr (Kerr’s Hire) on their experience working in the hire industry.

Hire – the career choice that has it all.

Hear from Nathan Venables from Kennards Hire on the huge variety of fantastic career opportunities that can be found in the hire industry.

Hire – the career choice that has it all.

Hear from Michael Larsen from Larsen’s Air Conditioning Hire on his experience in the hire industry so far, and why hire is the career choice that has it all.
Hear from Tom Wood from Camden Hire on his experience so far working in the hire industry and why hire is a career option you should consider.

Hire – the career choice that has it all.

What Makes our Industry Special

You can go places fast

With many stories of people starting in wash bays or the yard and are now Branch Managers and CEO’s the hire industry is one that rewards initiative and hard work. You really can go places.

No day (or hire company) is the same

Career options and paths in the hire industry are endless. Work on national events and concerts, service or rebuild small engines or seek a management path. Loads of opportunity.

Love your job

No matter what the role or where the company is located the Hire Industry attracts and retains good people. We love what we do and enjoy going to work each day.