Operations Manager

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We have a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join our highly professional and experienced Canberra team. We are currently expanding our operation in Canberra to accommodate recent and future growth.


To plan and coordinate daily and monthly activities, ensuring staff and company resource utilisation.

Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives into the current operation (where applicable).

Ensure all staff are adequately trained on all systems and operational procedures. Read customer requirements accurately to anticipate their needs and identify opportunities. Identify and implement changes in the operational function to raise standards of performance. Ensure regulatory compliance & safety – at all times.


We are looking for a candidate with a minimum of 5 years of management experience within the removals, transport or warehousing industries. Excellent working knowledge of scheduling, warehousing and fleet control. Exceptional customer service cost control and time management skills.

The ability to anticipate and fix issues in advance is essential and the ability to execute effective decisions.

Understanding of a basic profit and loss and balance sheets is an advantage.



An opportunity to grow and develop your career in a fast-paced and exciting environment joining a highly professional and expanding organisation. A very attractive remuneration package is on offer for the right candidate. This position is considered 2IC in the Branch.



Dawson’s has been moving and storing household furniture lovingly since 1927. Our mission is to be an industry leader in the provision of furniture removals and storage by providing quality service, with integrity, to all customers that ensure every move is a smooth move.

We are proud to be fully Australian-owned and operated – in fact, Dawson Moving & Storage has only been owned by successive generations of two families since its inception.

If you are passionate about customer service, and looking for a challenge, then we are looking for you.  Please click on the “APPLY” icon to submit a current resume.


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    • We were very happy with the 3 guys who we had who went out of their way to may the day run as smoothly as possible.  Would definitely use you guys again!

      Sam & Tracey

    • Thankyou to Dawsons for making our move from Melbourne to Leeton a very smooth move. Thanks to the drivers and workers all did a fantastic job thankyou.


    • I just want to thank you for your moving of my furniture on Tuesday. The chaps were so helpful and did a great job.


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