Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Who we are:

Keolis Downer is Australia’s largest private provider of multi-modal public transport. We are the largest light rail operator in Australia and one of the nation’s most significant bus operators. Keolis Downer provides services to more than 250 million people each year.

As a proud RAP organization, Keolis Downer is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

About the role:

The Scheduler’s role is focused on delivering optimized transport plans and schedules to meet contract specifications, the enterprise agreement and customer demand. Reporting to the Head of Planning & Scheduling, the Scheduler undertakes core operationally focused scheduling and bus charter work, such as the construction of base period rosters and schedules, day-specific schedules, ensuring appropriate staffing levels, coordinate and administer bus charter services for depots to support the maintenance of a reliable and cost-efficient bus service. The Scheduler will be also in charge of adapting the schedules to accommodate charter work.

Role Requirements:

  • Previous HASTUS experience
  • Undertake core operationally focused scheduling work, including construction of base period rosters and schedules (including day-specific, school vacation, and public holiday schedules)
  • Develop a cycle and forward timetable for scheduling reviews, implementation of Integrated Network Plans and other major scheduling-related activities and projects, to reach an agreed understanding on major work priorities and deployment of resources.
  • Providing status reports, briefings and advice to the Head of Scheduling and other parties on the progress of major schedules/network reviews and other work-project components, identifying progress, opportunities, issues, and solutions
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, handle stress, conflict, and pressure in a positive way.
  • Willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check, criminal history check and working with children check.


  • Competitive remuneration and benefits
  • Health and wellbeing programs
  • Inclusive workplace and organization culture
  • Great career opportunities within our broad portfolio of subsidiary businesses

Keolis Downer Northern Beaches is an equal opportunity employer that promotes diversity and inclusion. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and encourage all people to apply regardless of background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style. We consider applicants with criminal histories in line with position requirements, each application will be considered on its merits. We encourage candidates who require any accessibility support or any reasonable adjustments during the application process or on the job to let our recruitment team know so reasonable adjustments can be accommodated.

Please note:

Applications will not be accepted via email, please apply via the link only.

This role is being sourced directly by Keolis Downer. We will not be accepting applications via recruitment agencies at this point in time.

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