Jobs of the Week - August Edition

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Jobs of the Week - August Edition


12 August 2019

The Career Development team are delivering the goods this week with a boost of fresh job opportunities and volunteer roles! Read on for details and how to apply.

Jobs of the Week
Social media, web design and app developer - Brad Kennedy Services (Buderim)

Applications close - 24 August 2019

Social media, web and app developer for upcoming innovative project.

An individual with experience/qualifications in web and app design along with social media management is required.

The role will require consulting, creation, and development to produce an innovative program bringing a collective of relevant skill sets available in one place.

Tasks will include mobile app and website development, Facebook and social media management.

The job will begin as temporary part time with potential for more permanent position depending on project success.

NEW - Engineering Graduate Opportunities - Unitywater (Caboolture and Maroochydore)

Applications close - 25 August 2019

We are proud to have a number of opportunities available for recent graduates who are interested in a career in:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering

Our Development Program:
A two year development program awaits you with rotations within your core discipline as well as across other business units to ensure you gain a diverse range of experiences. You will have the opportunity to contribute to various innovation and business projects as well as professional development, coaching and mentoring and the opportunity to be a part of a young professional’s network. Your leaders, mentor and graduate coordinator will work with you through your development program in order to explore ongoing opportunities within our business. These opportunities start in February 2020.

Home Tutor (Mathematics and English - Grade 5) - Baringa

Applications close - 25 August 2019

I am looking for a home tutor to help with my son in grade 5 with Mathematics and English.

Two to three mornings a week from 7am to 8am at home in the study room.

Must be good with children, have good teaching skills, be on time and have your own transport.

If you are interested, we would love to meet with you for more information. This will be an ongoing tutoring and we are very flexible with days.

Graduate - IT - NEC Australia Pty Ltd (NEC) (Adelaide, Canberra, Darwin, Melbourne, Perth, Wollongong) 

Applications close - 25 August 2019

IT / ICT Graduate opportunities for 2020 are available in various states at NEC Australia.

As an NEC graduate, you would be challenged to step up, think beyond what’s possible and to go the extra mile for our customers. Our program encourages you to embrace innovation, work collaboratively and be courageous in contributing to change. You’ll be surrounded by like-minded people who also want to make their mark on our industry while you are supported to develop and grow by:

  • Building your technical skills through on-the-job learning
  • Working with a variety of our most talented industry leaders to identify opportunities, grow your confidence and build visibility of your skills and abilities throughout our business
  • Developing your career through exposure to a range of new and unique experiences that only a business of our size and status can offer

The program is designed to provide graduates with well-rounded skills and experience and to help them become high-functioning members of our team. It also offers the potential to be the platform to launch your career with NEC.

NEW - Library Shelver/Officer - Sunshine Coast Council

Applications close - 26 August 2019

Deliver outstanding service to customers, champion all library services and resources, and contribute to the development and continuous improvement of Sunshine Coast Libraries.


The Library Services team spans across the Sunshine Coast, and we are looking to grow our casual team who work in various Sunshine Coast Libraries.

Key duties include:

  • Shelve returned library items in correct shelf position, ready for customer access.
  • Ensure library shelves are maintained in a tidy and orderly manner.
  • Utilise your great people skills and provide outstanding customer service to Sunshine Coast Libraries customers.
  • Ensure library collections are accessible and well-presented by accurate shelving and stock maintenance
  • Keep our libraries looking fresh by updating library displays with new and engaging content.
  • Contribute to a positive working culture by providing support to other employees and volunteers.
  • Keep in the know by maintaining a strong knowledge of library resources, including digital and online resources.
  • Maintaining availability across evenings and weekends.
  • Opportunity to participate in the delivery of programs and facilitate learning opportunities
Digital Marketing Wiz -Beachhead Marketing (Sunshine Coast) 

Applications close - 30 August 2019

Are you passionate about social media, namely Facebook & Instagram? Do you stay up to date with the regular changes in the industry? Do you want to learn from 15 years of marketing experience? Then read on...

Thank you for taking a peep!

We're looking for someone who's super keen to spread their wings in digital marketing and be trained in Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn for both organic and paid traffic.

Ideally you will:
- Have an interest and be studying marketing right now.
- Have an eye for detail and spot the errors even in this post.
- Be an excellent writer, editor and curator of content.
- Be open minded, willing to learn and humble when receiving feedback.

Aurora Internship Program: Summer 2019/20 round for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander applicants - The Aurora Project Internship Program - Placements and Scholarships Australia 

Applications close - 30 August 2019

The Aurora Internship Program offers paid placements for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and graduates to undertake internships with Indigenous organisations and other organisations working in the Indigenous sector.

The Aurora Internship Program offers a compelling opportunity to bring your university studies to life. We arrange 4-6 week long internships Australia-wide with Indigenous sector organisations involved in native title, justice, policy, community development, social welfare and research. Interns gain valuable work experience and a foot in the door to further opportunities, all the while bringing vital capacity benefits to strengthen under-resourced Indigenous sector organisations.

The Program arranges placements for students and graduates with backgrounds in law, social sciences (anthropology, archaeology, community development, cultural heritage, environmental management, education, history, human geography, Indigenous studies, media/communications and sociology) as well as health science and social welfare (including social work and psychology). There are also a handful of opportunities available to candidates with film, music and creative arts, as well as STEM related fields.

NEW - Law Clerk - Ryans Solicitors Pty Ltd (Maroochydore)

Applications close - 5 September 2019

*Immediate start*

Law Clerk required for a professional and progressive law firm. Opportunity for professional development in a supportive environment.

  • Work closely with Director of the firm to assist in all areas of law except Family Law
  • Develop professional legal skills
  • Participate in client engagement
NEW - Entry level Financial Planning/Paraplanning Support - Invest4life Pty Ltd (Sippy Downs)

Applications close - 8 September 2019

Permanent full-time position. However room for flexibility for those with study commitments. Big opportunities for development and early career progression.

The role will involve providing back office support to the Senior Financial Planner and Senior Paraplanner including:

  • Assisting with the preparation of financial documents including Statements of Advice
  • Preparation for client meetings
  • Assisting with preparation of research and quotes
  • Assisting with the implementation of recommendations
  • Assisting processing super/insurance/investment applications

No experience necessary, however those currently studying, or with an interest in Finance, Accounting, Financial Planning or Economics highly regarded.

Design and Marketing Work Experience Placement (WES) - Typefi Systems - Maroochydore

Applications close - 10 September 2019

We’re a global publishing software company headquartered in Maroochydore. We have a short project that we need to complete in the next 2 months, and may be of interest to a Design and/or Advertising/PR/Journalism student.

The brief is to come up with a simple fake product and then to create two documents about the product:

  • A short marketing brochure (including technical specs);
  • A manual on how to use and/or maintain the product.

This will involve layout (must be in InDesign), graphic work (images, illustrated diagrams etc.) and copywriting. It could possibly be a joint effort for two students from different disciplines, and would suit people interested in technology, publishing, and technical writing/documentation.

NEW - Graduate Physiotherapist/Occupational Therapist - Medibank Health Strong

Applications close - 14 September 2019

Competitive salary and benefits, structured support and opportunity to move locations nationwide!

We have several opportunities across Australia for Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy graduates to join our 2020 new Graduate Program who are passionate about health and customer experience.

We recognise that as a graduate you are eager to discuss current career opportunities, but also want to play a role in shaping the future of healthcare. As an emerging leader in this field, we’d love to partner with you on this journey.

We understand that everyone learns differently, so our graduate program is flexible to your individual learning needs. We offer a mix of set structured training, and tailored modules and you will be supported by our Clinical Leads/Seniors throughout your experience.

NEW - Physics and Chemistry Support - Cooloola Christian College (Gympie)

Applications close - 14 September 2019

Cooloola Christian College (CCC) is a co-ed Christian College in Gympie.

The College has a position for a student who could provide tutoring assistance in Senior Chemistry classes at CCC. This would be a paid casual position, dependant on timetable alignment for Semester 2, 2019. It would best suit a student living in Gympie. The successful applicant would need a blue card and would be under the direction of the Senior Physics/Chemistry Teacher.

NEW - Trainee Accountant - Billinghurst Martin Pty Ltd (Cooroy)

Applications close - 16 September 2019

The traineeship involves permanent/part-time paid employment whilst studying towards a business/accounting degree. Hours are flexible to fit around study requirements.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Enrolled in a Business/Accounting degree
  • A positive attitude
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
2020 ABCB Cadetship - Department of Industry Innovation and Science (DIIS) - Federal (Australia/NSW) 

Applications close - 26 September 2019

The successful candidates will have a qualification in (or be studying towards) either:

  • Building Certification/Building Surveying
  • Building/Built Environment
  • Architecture
  • Construction Management
  • Mechanical or Structural Engineering
  • Plumbing or Hydraulic Design.

What you will do

Cadets will undertake two 6 month rotations in the ABCB technical teams. During this time, you will work with ABCB Managers on a range of issues relating to the development of the NCC, which may include:

  • researching technical and policy issues relevant to the building and plumbing industries
  • examining the benefits and costs associated with proposed changes to the NCC
  • assisting in the review and assessment of NCC referenced documents including Australian Standards and documents proposed for referencing in the NCC.
Internship (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Students) - CareerTrackers Indigenous Internship Program (Australia) 

Applications close - 30 September 2019

Are you an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander university student interested in completing paid internships while you study?

CareerTrackers links Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students with employers for paid, multi-year internships. Students complete internships in their uni breaks with one of our excellent partner organisations, matched to their career aspirations and their degrees.

The end goal is to convert an internship to a full-time position upon graduation, and 95% of our participants are in full-time employment in their field within three months of graduation.

NEW - CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarship Program 2020

Applications close - 31 October 2019

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) - Human Resources-Recruitment

Applications for PhD top-up scholarships in over 50 CSIRO research areas for funding commencing in 2020 are now open.

  • Are you passionate about a career in science?
  • Want to access CSIRO's world-class facilities and staff?
  • Apply for a CSIRO PhD Scholarship now!

CSIRO’s Postgraduate Top-Up Scholarship Program provides enhanced opportunities in science and engineering for outstanding graduates enrolling each year at Australian tertiary institutions as postgraduates for research leading to the award of a PhD. Students will work alongside Australia's leading research scientists and engineers in first-class facilities on projects relevant to priority CSIRO research topic areas.

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