We invest in and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, businesses and communities through programs such as our Indigenous Pathways Scholarships, subsidised training, apprenticeships/traineeships and more.

The department is also committed to employment and progression for Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people. If you are seeking an opportunity to make a difference in the areas of employment, small business or training, we would like to hear from you.

Our opportunities

Our talent pool is an opportunity to submit your CV for positions available in the department, across the state. Your preferences, skills and capabilities will be provided to hiring managers for short-term appointments and advertised temporary or permanent vacancies.

How to apply

You can submit your CV (and up to 2 additional documents) online through Smart jobs and careers. Please ensure your CV includes:

  • full name, phone number and email address
  • details of any professional training and/or qualifications you have
  • employment history
  • names and contact details for at least 2 referees.

Register for our talent pool through Smart jobs and careers.

If you are successful for a position, you will also be subject to a criminal history check.

Diversity and inclusion

Our focus is developing a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities we serve. Everyone, regardless of background or ability, deserves the opportunity to develop skills to fully participate in society, be active citizens and positively contribute to our state's future prosperity.

Our department ensures people feel included, valued and respected, and have equal opportunities at work. We foster workplace flexibility and we are open to different and contemporary ways of working that embrace the use of technology and innovation.

Our goal is to work together to create a great place for everyone to work.

Read the Queensland Government's inclusion and diversity commitment.

Employee health, safety and wellbeing

Workplace health, safety and wellbeing is important to us, and everyone is responsible for ensuring health and safety in the workplace. We are committed to fostering a supportive and healthy workplace and promoting healthy lifestyles to all our employees.

We take an integrated approach to health, safety and wellbeing by combining occupational safety and injury prevention with health and wellbeing. This enhances employee health and prevents work-related injuries and illnesses.

Read more about health, safety and wellbeing in Queensland workplaces.

Entry pathways

We support a range of programs that provide opportunities for people to work with the department. These programs include the Policy Futures graduate program and the Queensland Government IT graduate program.

We offer traineeships, industry and vocational placements for tertiary students and opportunities for those seeking a career change.

Last updated 31 August 2020

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