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The employer is recruiting a trainee construction worker to join their team at the Cluden depot for a three year contract in which you will gain a certificate iii in civil construction (roads) applies those ethical standards to self and others. Must be very ...
THE STATE OF QUEENSLAND - QUEENSLAND TOWNSVILLE 4810
We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company in The Public Sector. Responsible for the leadership and management of all staff in in the facility. Responsible for own standards and actions of nursing/midwifery care and for ...
This business is one of Australia’s most dynamic mid tier civil mining Construction companies operating at a national level. On the civil side they handle a broad range of projects including ground works earthworks as well as major roads, bridges, pipelines, ...YEAR
HEALTHCARE AUSTRALIA - TOWNSVILLE REGION, QLD, 4810
Youth workers required to cover casual shifts. Working with youth/children in the Townsville & surrounding regions. Healthcare Australia (HCA) is a national organisation specialising in providing recruitment services to the health and care industry throughout ...
GOODSTART EARLY LEARNING - ANNANDALE, TOWNSVILLE
Educator – Goodstart Annandale Yolanda Drive Goodstart is Australia’s largest provider of early learning and care. Founded with a vision for all Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life, as a not-for-profit social enterprise, we exist ...
TOWNSVILLE , QLD, 4814
A major client based in Townsville is offering an exciting opportunity for a Lab Technician to join their well-established team. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is available to work Monday to Friday with the occasional Saturday morning. As a ...
PETSTOCK - TOWNSVILLE
About PETstock: Having been recognised as a Retailer of the year, with 90% of our team being proud to work here & recommending PETstock as a great place to work, we’ve built a business based on family values and the passion for pets. Everyday we’re growing & ...COMPETITIVE SALARY
JULIE WARNER HEALTH - TOWNSVILLE REGION, QLD, 4811
Are you an experienced & enthusiastic Registered Nurse who is looking to further their career with a value driven aged care provider ?? The Role The Clinical Nurse Consultant is a key leader within the Residential Aged Care team, responsible for the ...
CIVIL PLUS CONSTRUCTIONS - TOWNSVILLE 4810
CivilPlus Constructions Pty Ltd are a Townsville company operating in the Civil Construction industry and are seeking suitable candidates who are looking to take on the permanent role of Diesel Fitter The successful person will have experience in servicing, ...
SUPER RETAIL GROUP - HERMIT PARK,QLD 4812
Fantastic opportunity if you have great retail experience, customer service skills and a passion for anything automotive These are casual positions - full weekend availability essential all year round as well as weekday availability – we need you to have the ...
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What is it like to live and work in Townsville?
Townsville is considered the unofficial capital of North Queensland and as well as hosting a large number of major business and government offices it also remains popular with tourists and backpackers drawn to the nearby Great Barrier Reef.
The city offers a wide variety of reef tourism activities and has outstanding diving and snorkelling facilities. Townsville also has many restaurants and a vibrant pub and night-club scene. Other local attractions include a long garden and tropical beach strip known as 'The Strand', a riverfront parkland attraction called Riverway, a large tropical aquarium and Magnetic Island, a beautiful and popular neighbouring island which consists mostly of national park.
There are a number of parks scattered throughout Townsville and the Ross River that flows through the city is a popular spot for fishing, rowing and water skiing.
The area is known for a hot climate with plenty of sunshine and minimal rain in winter, although flooding does sometimes occur in the summer.
The verdict: While Townsville could be considered a little less sophisticated than some of the other cities in Australia, it is ideally located for those wanting to explore the Great Barrier Reef or Magnetic island. If you don't mind a tourist vibe and you're into fishing or watersports it could be worth checking out.
What are the prominent industries?
While the resources boom led to significant economic growth and continues to remain a key industry, the region's tourism sector is also very strong and has outstripped neighbouring regions.
What is the area famous for?
? Townsville is the only city in the world to refine three different base metals, being copper, zinc and nickel.
? Eddie Mabo learned of the terra nullius doctrine implications while working as a gardener at James Cook University. He later went on to become famous for taking on the Australian government and causing the historic overturning of the legal notion terra nullius.
? Each July the international chamber music festival known as the Australian Festival of Chamber Music attracts numerous acclaimed Australian and international musicians to Townsville.
? Townsville was the home of famous Editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange.
Townsville's population currently sits at around 150,000 people. The city experiences a high turnover with many short term workers being brought in by government services and the army base. The area is also popular for fly in/fly out mining workers.
The Australian Army maintains a strong presence in Townsville, with the 3rd Brigade located at the Lavarack Barracks in Townsville itself.
Some key landmarks in the area:
? Seating over 5000 people and hosting many national and international music, trade and sport shows, the Townsville Entertainment Centre is a popular spot for local entertainment.
? Castle Hill, sitting at 292 metres (just short of being classified as a mountain), offers visitors a spectacular view of the city and Magnetic Island from its summit.
? Since its opening in 1978, the Townsville Civic Theatre has been the premier cultural facility for North Queensland.
Companies presently offering job vacancies in Townsville include Goodstart Early Learning, Queensland Government, Healthcare Australia..
70% of current opportunities are permanent, whereas 30% are contract jobs.
The average salary for open Townsville jobs is currently $68,670, 30% lower than the national average salary for all jobs which is $96,840.
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