Townsville Jobs Fair

The Townsville Jobs Fair was held on Monday 15 November 2021 and brought together job seekers, employers and employment service providers to learn about the jobs on offer in the Townsville region.

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Date: Monday 15 November 2021

Session time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Location: Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre, Entertainment Dr, Townsville QLD 4810

Register: Registrations have now closed.

This event provided you with an opportunity to connect with businesses face-to-face and discuss job opportunities and career options across Townsville in more detail. There was also a number of workshops and presentations throughout the day to help you get job ready and secure your next role.

Exhibitors were available throughout the entire event to answer questions about the jobs on offer.

COVID-19 – Keeping you safe

We took a number of measures to keep our attendees safe while attending the Jobs Fair.

Hand sanitiser was available throughout the venue and regular cleaning of all public areas was conducted.

We also requested that anyone who felt unwell stayed at home and didn’t attend the Jobs Fair.

Exhibitor list

  • Achieve Group Australia
  • Adrenalin Snorkel and Dive
  • Anglicare SQ
  • Asset College - MSS Security
  • Assist Community Services
  • Aussie Ergonomics NDIS Provider
  • Australian Retailers Association
  • Better Futures Uniting Care Community
  • Bridgeman Agencies
  • Brighter Lives Townsville Hospital Foundation 
  • BUSY At Work
  • Catalyst Child & Family Services
  • Centacare NQ
  • Churches of Christ
  • Cleveland Youth Detention Centre
  • Cootharinga North Queensland
  • CPB Contractors Pty Ltd
  • CS GAS 
  • Cubic Defence Australia
  • Defence Force Recruiting
  • Department of Employment, Small Business and Training
  • Department of Seniors, Disability Services and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
  • Dove Recruitment & Steps Staffing Solutions 
  • Ergon Energy 
  • Everglow Community Care Links
  • Glencore Queensland Metals
  • Gnomic Exploration Services
  • goodstart early learning
  • Green Leaves Early Learning Centres
  • Holcim North Queensland
  • IPA Townsville
  • JBS Australia 
  • Kith and Kin
  • Mackellar Mining
  • Mary MacKillop Childcare North Queensland
  • Mas National
  • MAX Employment
  • My Pathway - NEIS Program
  • NEATO Employment Services 
  • NEM GROUP - Smarter Engineering
  • North and West Remote Health
  • NQ Transport Industry
  • Pacific Marine Group
  • Q.I.T.E. Harvest Trail Services 
  • QLD Tourism Industry Council
  • RPS Australia East Pty Ltd
  • Services Australia
  • ShedEx
  • Spinal Life Australia
  • STEPS Group Australia
  • Strand Fitness
  • TEi Services
  • The Pink Tribe
  • The Ville Resort Casino
  • Townsville City Council
  • Townsville RSL
  • TP Human Capital 
  • Workways

Presentations and workshops

Time Workshop name Overview
10:30 am Official opening  
10:45 am What employers want including employer panel Find out about the employment industries in and around Townsville and hear from employers from care sector about what they look for when hiring to increase your chances of getting a job.
11:30 am Careers in the mining sector Find out what employers in the mining sector are looking for when recruiting, and find out what to expect on the job.
12:15 pm Working in the tourism and hospitality sector Interested in a career in the tourism and hospitality sector? There's a wide range of jobs and careers available. Come and hear about the different roles and the skills employers are looking for.
1:00 pm A day in the life of a fruit/vegetable picker Ever wanted to know what a day on a farm is like? Hear from employers about what skills they are looking for and how rewarding the lifestyle of working in the agricultures sector can be.
1:45 pm JobTrainer: training opportunities to advance your career If you’re leaving school or looking for work, JobTrainer could be your opportunity to study free or low-fee courses. You can study for an accredited diploma, certificate or short course. Learn skills for a range of jobs in demand.
2:30 pm So you want to start your own business? Thinking of launching your own business, but not sure where to start?

Learn how you can get assistance to start your own business.