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EMPLOYMENT OFFICE - TOWNSVILLE CITY, QLD
Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity to make a difference through your day to day work? Join the leaders in the provision of community-based aged care and outreach services Ongoing recruitment for multiple casual FIFO opportunities, flying out from ...
LIFE WITHOUT BARRIERS - TOWNSVILLE
About the Organisation Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose, not for profit organisation of 7,000 employees working in more than 440 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people...
JOHNATHAN THURSTON ACADEMY - TOWNSVILLE
Johnathan Thurston Academy Taking employment back to basics. We simply introduce jobseeker to jobs It's that simple. The Johnathan Thurston Academy, with Lendlease as our major employment partner, has a unique collaborative employment zone. The goal and focus ...YEAR
TOWNSVILLE , QLD, 4814
Process Workers Required Our National Client is currently looking for process workers to join their established team located in Bohle. You will be responsible for the production & distribution of baked goods across the state. This role offers great work life ...
ARUMA - TOWNSVILLE,QLD 4810
Aruma needs YOU (yes, you) Support Worker Children’s Services “Changemaker” | Townsville| Permanent Part Time At Aruma, we support adults and children with disabilities to live great lives. It’s the reason we exist – after all, why should anyone have to settle...
MENULOG - 4814, QUEENSLAND, AU
Want to deliver food from Australia’s favourite chains including KFC, Oporto, Hungry Jacks and more? Want some flexibility in your work and to be the boss of your own schedule? Live in Townsville - Central? With Menulog's sign up bonus offer there's never been...
TAROCASH - TOWNSVILLE, QLD, 4810
Are you a sales superstar with a winning personality? Are you passionate about styling and want to be a part of an energetic team ? If so we have a fantastic opportunity for a Casual Sales Assistant in our Townsville store - as a company that loves internal ...
DULUXGROUP - TOWNSVILLE,QLD 4810
Start your career with DuluxGroup, the market leader in paint Weekends only, for a period of 6-8 weeks and this will reoccur 3 – 4 times a year Attractive hourly rate Full training provided The Role If you have the natural ability to engage with people from ...
LASER CLINICS AUSTRALIA - TOWNSVILLE
Since opening in 2008 Laser Clinics Australia (LCA) has been the market leader in non-invasive aesthetic treatments. Our business is made up of Laser hair removal, cosmetic injectables, skin treatments and skincare brand, Skinstitut. We believe these ...
National Freight Company is looking for a Courier run operator, to pick up and deliver freight in the Mount Louisa, North Shore areas, Monday to Friday only. Mobile phone, blue tooth experience and hand held scanner skills are an advantage. Plus the ability to...
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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, City Beach Australia, Healthcare Australia..
68% of current opportunities are permanent, whereas 32% are contract jobs.
The average salary for open Townsville jobs is currently $56,792, 40% lower than the national average salary for all jobs which is $94,553.
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