Top of the South Based Class 5 Log Truck Drivers


Borlase Transport is a family owned and operated company with a modern, well maintained, fleet of log trucks servicing the Top of the South Island for over 30 years.

Due to solid growth in our business we have roles available in Nelson and Marlborough for permanent, full-time Class 5 Log Truck Drivers.

Based in either Nelson or Marlborough, these are Monday to Friday roles which guarantee you 40 hours per week, with the potential to work 60 - 65 hours weekly.

See some of the best scenery Nelson-Marlborough has to offer, and still be home every night.

If the following sounds like you we invite you to apply.

  • A clean Full Class 5 Driver’s Licence
  • Experience with truck and trailer combinations
  • Ability to operate a Road Ranger gearbox
  • A good work ethic with a passion for truck driving
  • A willingness to learn new skills and gain knowledge
  • A good understanding of, and compliance with, Health and Safety requirements

Log transport experience is preferable, but not necessary. We are always keen to chat with experienced Class 5 drivers, especially anyone with long haul or stock truck experience.

We offer:

  • Late model, purpose built, truck and trailer units
  • Ongoing industry training
  • Generous pay rates, allowances and conditions
  • Flexible working hours, but be home every night
  • Free Medical Insurance for yourself after six months’ employment, and other benefits
  • Advanced training to reach National qualifications
  • A location that offers one of the best lifestyles in New Zealand

To apply email Jos Preston: Applicants will undertake pre-employment medical and drug testing, at our cost. All applications will be treated confidentially. References will be required.