Staff Spotlights

Jan Hamilton

Fish Creek Site Leader

How long have you worked at Evans Petroleum?

I’ve been with Evan’s since they took over Roo Fuel in 2007

What do you like most about your job?

Meeting with the public & the local community and having an amazing staff to work with.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

What spare time! I love catching up with my grand kids.

Describe your ultimate holiday?

Relaxing on Tanna Island, then climbing to the top of the active volcano and watching mother nature put on an undescrible display.

Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown

Korumburra Site

How long have you worked at Evans Petroleum?

For over 20 years!

What do you like most about your job?

I love the day to day interaction with the local community and bringing a smile to peoples faces

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Taking care of my elderly Mum and wonderful grandkids as well as enjoying some of my favourite TV shows such as Wentworth etc when I can.

Describe your ultimate holiday?

It will be happening in October when I go on a Cruise N Groove from Sydney to Numea, featuring John Farnham, John Paul Young, Psuedo Echo and many more. Can’t wait!!

Leanne Raspin

Foster Site Leader

How long have you worked at Evans Petroleum?

I’ve worked for Evans Petroleum for roughly 3 years, although some might think it’s been a lot longer than that. Sorry about that!

What do you enjoy about your job?

I think the best part of my job is the interaction with the public, I like the different variety of people we get to see every day (some have more variety than others). I like all the different bits and pieces we do with our work every day. I also appreciate the fact that I can call head office and everyone is absolutely lovely to speak to.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

I just love to catch up on housework and all those other tedious things we don’t get a chance to do during the week, Kahlua and I like to catch up on a Sunday afternoon. Other than that I just relax.

Describe your ultimate holiday?

My ultimate holiday would be anywhere with a night time temp of approximately 20 degrees and a day time temperature anywhere above 25 degrees.

Geoff Renton

How long have you worked at Evans Petroleum?

I’ve been employed with Evans as a driver since 1981.

What do you enjoy about your job?

Everything! I love meeting new people. I really enjoy catching up with existing customers and friends.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

I really enjoy riding my motorcycle, I love getting out and having a fish. I also love a beer & BBQ with friends and family, too.

Describe your ultimate holiday?

A motorcycle road trip would be fantastic.

How long have your worked at Evans Petroleum?

I’ve been here 14 years, starting in reception and working my way up to Administration Manager, a position I’ve held for the last 2 years. My job involves Credit, payroll and administration.

What do you enjoy about your job?

I love working with customers – it’s great to have a chat and a laugh with them. I know times are tough out there for some so I like to try and make it easier for them if possible. Also the staff at Evans are a good bunch to work with. It’s a great team.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

I am a keen gardener so in my spare time I try to get into the garden.  I have also recently become a member of the Gippsland Orchid Society. Also I love to read – my best buy ever was my Kindle.

Describe your ultimate holiday?

My ultimate holiday would be to have time to take time out and enjoy life. Australia has so many amazing places to see, I would love to buy a Winnebago and just travel.

Haydie-May Watson

How long have you been part of the Evans team?

I’ve been with Evans now for 3.5 years. Before working for Evans I worked at a shift manager at KFC. I was able to bring across many skills and use them in my position at Evans Petroleum.

What do you most like about your job?

I really like coming to work because of the wonderful people that I get to work with. We all work great as a team and we all enjoy having a laugh with one another.

What do you do in your spare time?

I love to cook and love finding and cooking new recipes. Ironically I also love keeping fit by going to the gym! I am also a fully qualified Myotherapist and do treatments part time when I’m not at Evans.

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Amanda Zukovski

How long have you been part of the Evans team?

I’ve been with Evans for 5 years I started November of 2010 as an accounts receivable clerk and I was promoted up as an accounts payable clerk on January last year.

What do you most like about your job?

Working with a wonderful team. Liaising with our amazing site managers and site staff. And building up a relationship with our regular customers.

What do you do in your spare time?

I like to read, love going out and dancing with friends. I’m an avid home baker, and love making interesting desserts that I haven’t attempted before.

Janice Schembri

Janice Schembri

How long have you been part of the Evans team?

I’ve been with Evans for 10 years now. 6 years in Inverloch and now 4 years here in Wonthaggi.

What do you most like about your job?

I like meeting people all the time and knowing the regulars. I like being busy most of the time and even having a little time in the office, which sometimes can be a real challenge. I like making people smile!

What do you do in your spare time?

With 4 grand children I don’t have a lot of spare time but love being with the kids. I also like to read when I can, and enjoy watching most sports.

Paula OLoughlin

Paula O’Loughlin

How long have you been part of the Evans team?

I started full time in July 1991 as the only person in the Esso office, when there were 4 sites and the Depot. After the birth of my first baby in 1993, I started working part-time and I’ve had a range of positions within the company over the past 23 years.

What do you like most about your job?

I enjoy the variety within my position and helping the Retail staff to keep their sites running efficiently.

What do you do in your spare time?

After helping with the running of our dairy farm and keeping up with the schedule of three teenagers, I don’t have a lot of spare time. However, a few months ago I enjoyed a trip to Europe with my daughters and mum.

Arthur Allaway

Arthur Allaway

How long have you been part of the Evans team?

I started about 28 years ago as a bowser boy at Bleeser’s servo which is now Evans BP Leongatha. I worked up to the position of site leader. I am now based at the Leongatha depot where I deliver lubricants to Evans customers and our own service stations. I also do other various duties as required.

What do you like most about your job?

I enjoy meeting different customers and driving around and admiring the scenic views of Gippsland.

What do you do in your spare time?

I enjoy playing basketball and gardening.

Nick Kelly

Nick Kelly

How long have you been part of the Evans team?

I started running the Westside s/s as a commission agent on 1/4/91 until 30/4/2000. I rolled onto the Site Leaders job 1/5/2000 until current. I do not like my roll at Evans Petroleum being described as Site leader, I am just a worker. Been here that long that a lot of people think I own it!

What do you like most about your job?

Best part about this job is being able to get outside even if its raining and having face to face contact with so many different people. After 25 years in the one spot I still enjoy coming to work.

What do you do in your spare time?

Work-Sleep. Deliver mail every Mon Wed Fri morning. Involved with Leongatha football club as co team manager u18s and bar manager. Try going camping and 4wding as often as possible, which is not as much as I would like.

Kelsie

Kelsie

How long have you been part of the Evans team?

On and off over the last 10 years. Full time for the past 5 years, I commenced as a junior working after school and on week-ends. I have worked through the ranks to become a Site Manager at our busy Leongatha Service Station.

What do you like most about your job?

Working with my awesome team!! Being able to socialise and work at the same time, and meeting new people all the time.

What do you do in your spare time?

I play Netball for Stony Creek and, Basketball for The Middle, love shopping, and spending time with family and friends. Oh, I nearly forgot, and walking my sisters dog.