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Careers with us

Moving Queenslanders takes many disciplines

A career with us will give you the chance to work across many different occupation groups across Queensland:

Find out more about the benefits of working with us.

Technical and engineering

Our technical and engineering workforce plan, design and build transport networks and infrastructure around Queensland through roles in:

  • civil and mechanical engineering
  • civil design
  • geology
  • geographic information systems
  • materials
  • project management
  • surveying
  • town planning
  • traffic engineering
  • transport planning.

Trade and construction

Our trade and constructions workers make an impact in our Queensland communities by delivering on a range of projects through roles in:

  • bitumen services
  • diesel and mechanical fitters
  • electricians
  • construction supervisors
  • construction managers
  • plant consultants.

Customer services

Through our website and transport and motoring service centres, we're responsible for a range of services as well as keeping Queenslanders informed through roles in:

  • customer service officers
  • driving examinations
  • administration roles. 

Corporate and administration

We operate a large workforce and help our front-line workers meet their commitments through roles in:

  • administration
  • auditing, legal and policy
  • business analysis
  • communication and marketing
  • finance and procurement
  • human resources
  • information technology.


We protect Queensland's waterways and the people who use them through roles in:

  • boat harbour controller
  • harbour masters
  • hydrographical surveyors
  • marine infrastructure
  • marine pilot
  • maritime safety and operations
  • naval architects
  • vessel maintenance
  • vessel traffic service officer.

Senior and executive services

Our senior officers and executives are the leaders of our workforce who represent our organisation and the Queensland public sector in delivering all our services for our communities. 

Last updated 27 September 2023