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Careers with us

We offer career development, training, benefits and positions in some of the most beautiful regions in Australia. We offer a variety of roles including:

Get more information about how to apply for our current vacancies.

Technical and engineering

Within our technical and engineering sector we offer career opportunities in:

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

Trade and construction

Within our trade and construction sector we offer career opportunities in:

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

Corporate and customer services

We have a variety of roles available within the corporate sector, including:

  • administration
  • auditing
  • business analyst
  • communication
  • customer service
  • driving examinations
  • finance
  • human resources
  • information technology
  • legal
  • marketing
  • policy
  • procurement.

Senior and executive services

Within our senior executive services sector we are seeking people who will be leaders in our organisation. As leaders of the Queensland Public Service, senior officers and senior executive officers play a key role in delivering services to the people of Queensland and delivering on the Queensland Government's ambitions for the state.


Within our maritime sector we offer the following career opportunities:

  • boat harbour controller
  • harbour masters
  • hydrographical surveyors
  • marine infrastructure
  • marine pilot
  • maritime safety and operations
  • naval architects
  • vessel maintenance
  • vessel traffic service officer.
Last updated 04 November 2021