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Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

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Program details

  • Q. When do I start

    A. Our graduate program commences in February of each year.

  • Q. What does the program involve?

    A. Our program offers you:

    • a permanent role
    • 2-year graduate position with a minimum of 2 rotations
    • competitive remuneration package starting from $72,000 (including super)
    • connections to over 100 different career paths with tailored development and networking opportunities
    • opportunity to work with highly-skilled experts in your discipline area
    • tailored Learning and Development program.
  • Q. What benefits does this program offer me?

    A. If you are successful in gaining a position, you will be working for the Queensland Government, the largest employer in the state. Once established you can take your career in so many directions. The program will give you the following opportunities:

    • a permanent role
    • play an important role in a variety of innovative and challenging projects
    • networking internal and external to the Department of Transport and Main Roads
    • innovative professional development
    • flexible work conditions and a competitive salary
    • support from our Graduates team.
  • Q. What is involved for the recruitment process?

    A. There are 7 steps in the graduate recruitment process which apply to all graduate roles.

    For more information please visit our application process page.

  • Q. Where is the work based and will there be travel involved?

    A. Several of our roles are based in regional Queensland. If successful you may be required to relocate to a regional location.


  • Q. Am I eligible to apply?

    A. To be eligible for our graduate program you must be:

    • a recent graduate (within the last 3 years)
    • an Australian citizen or have permanent residency.

    You will be required to present evidence of the above throughout the recruitment process.

  • Q. When do applications open and close?

    A. Our graduate program is now open until 29 August 2022.

  • Q. What do I need to apply?

    A. You will need:

    • a copy of your resume/curriculum vitae (CV)
    • an academic transcript.

    Remember to list any casual or part-time roles you have had over the course of your studies in your CV, regardless of whether it is related to your area of study or the role you are applying for.

    Also include any volunteer or community activity you participated in, and ensure your references are relevant to your most recent work experience or voluntary work.

  • Q. Who should apply for this program?

    A. We encourage anyone with a relevant degree and who meets our eligibility requirements to apply for the program.

    We are an inclusive organisation which embraces diversity of thought, culture, life experiences and people to ensure we reflect the communities we serve.

  • Q. What if I am having trouble accessing the application?

    A. At the Department of Transport and Main Roads we are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is accessible and inclusive. If you have accessibility requirements or require alternative formats for the information on this site, please contact Hudson graduates team for a confidential discussion.

Last updated
01 August 2022