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Finding job vacancies

Many jobs are advertised online. Search:

Government jobs

Industry jobs

Visit industry job trends and statistics for information about industry growth areas and future job opportunities.

Industry Skills Councils assist in driving workforce development, skills reform and training investment in Queensland. Read more about Industry Skills Councils.

Mining and resources is a key growth area in Queensland at the moment. To find vacancies and further information about the sector search the resource sector job board.

News and forums

These industry sites list some vacancies. You can also keep up to date with what’s happening in your industry through news, forums and blogs:

Broaden your search

  • Subscribe to receive email alerts about current vacancies that match your criteria from your preferred career website or recruiter.
  • Read the job and careers sections of newspapers or industry magazines.
  • Talk to people in the areas you are interested in (many jobs are not advertised—some employers rely on word of mouth).
  • Look for volunteering opportunities that will help you gain some practical experience.
  • Visit job expos, career fairs or industry forums.
  • Brush up on your networking skills
  • Use your personal networks, either face to face, or via social media to get the word out.

Help with your job search

Job Services Australia is a national program that can help you gain skills and apply for jobs.

You may need to register with Human Services (Centrelink) to apply for Job Services Australia programs. You may also qualify for financial help while you look for a job.

Need help winning the job?

Get advice on writing your resume and cover letter. Read tips and hints on how to prepare for an interview

Mature-age workers

Want to keep working, or re-enter the workforce? Find out about the support services that are there to help you, and how to get some of your skills and experience recognised to make you more employable.

Fair pay and conditions

Read about wage rates and conditions, leave entitlements, and what to expect from your employer. 

Not sure of your options?

Read career advice for help finding a job that suits your skills and experience.

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Last updated
22 July 2014

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