Jobs in Australia
The Australian Government estimates that there are 150,000 job vacancies in Australia at any one time.
To access all these jobs, you need to identify the best job sites in Australia.
Below, you will find our list of our favourite job sites in Australia that allow you to identify jobs in each territory.
If you are intending to emigrate from the UK or elsewhere, then of course you will need the required visa and work permit. Remember also that you may be required to attend an interview in Australia, sometimes at you own expense.
It is probably good advice to read up on the culture, lifestyle and cost of living before making that important decision to live and work on the opposite side of the world.
Australian Job Sites
Here you will find a selection of resources to find and apply for a job in Australia:
- Adzuna.com.au is the premier job search engine in Australia, which indexes over 150,000 jobs across the length and breadth of the country.
- Their Advanced Search function quickly allows you to sift through all the job vacancies in your own specific sector, fine-tuning the results, so you only see jobs that are relevant to what you want to do next - meaning you can spend more time applying and less time searching through a mountain of jobs.
- Byron.com.au is a job portal with over 80,000 generalist jobs in Australia, clearly a vast selection across what is a deceptively large country.
- This site offers terrific search facilities, either by sector, by salary, by recruiter or by employer. There is also a comprehensive career information section that includes CV advice, interview preparation and how to make an effective application.
- CareerOne.com.au is a multiple sector generalist job board with lots of interesting diversions for the job seeker.
- An easy to navigate site with masses of choice in terms of search based on sector and location, covers full-time, part-time and casual vacancies. Also has the additional benefit of entering you into a prize draw for lodging your CV.
- Engineering Jobs in Australia is a specialist engineering sector job board that covers the whole of Australia.
- All engineering sectors are covered also a drop down menu that lets you look at partner sites for other sectors. There is a choice of 12 engineering job sectors with the usual search and job alert set-up functions.
- HiWages.com.au is a free to post an advert generalist job board that should attract many vacancies across Australia.
- A huge selection of sectors is available with the usual search and facility to upload your CV and set up a personal account section to store applications for free. Also some useful advice for Australian job seekers including part-time and casual.
- Jobserve.com.au an Australian edition of the popular UK website that is long established.
- There are 27 sectors to choose from, text job alerts and comprehensive search facilities with the option to retain your application history for future reference.
- MyCareer.com.au takes you to Adzuna which is Australia's premier job listing on-line representation.
- There are 100,000 + jobs listed in every sector from both job boards and employers. A no frills, very simple to use one-stop job finding facility.
- NowHiring.com.au features vacancies in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Australia-wide locations.
- Comprehensive search function covering all the usual sectors, a job seeker advice and hints and tips section including CV advice. Also available training courses on a variety of subjects.
- Seek.com.au is a comprehensive resource for all things relating to finding and applying for a new job.
- There are multiple sector listings and unusually a separate section for $150,000 plus income vacancies. A whole load of resources that include businesses for sale and volunteering.
Jobs Outside Australia
If you are looking at other locations apart from Australia there are some useful links here:
- Jobs in UK is a comprehensive listing of UK-based vacancies across all sectors and salaries.
- USA Jobs Thinking of working in America? This is an excellent starting point for job-seeking resources. A comprehensive list of multi-sector job boards and portal sites specialising in the American dream.
- Jobs in Canada If Canada takes your fancy as a multicultural work place then here is a list of valuable websites that will assist your deliberations.
- Irish Jobs - Last but not least idyllic Ireland with its unique heritage - please go to Google.ie and enter jobs to see a list of Irish job vacancies.