GET INTO IT: Heaps of jobs are available right now, with many on offer for mechanics.
GET INTO IT: Heaps of jobs are available right now, with many on offer for mechanics. Alistair Brightman

50 JOBS: Employment opportunities available right now

JOB seekers across the Southern Downs need not look any further. The Daily News has compiled a list of the top 50 jobs going in our region right now.

Boilermakers and welders

Assist in the fabrication of silos and other grain handling equipment for AgriLabour in Allora. Two to four month contracts are available, paying between $30-34 an hour. Working hours are from 6am to 5pm, Monday to Saturday, with one hour of pay to account for travel to Allora.

Contact: Ben Frazer, 0439 093 516 or email resume to

Barista and short order cook

77 Cafe 77 is seeking staff for their busy cafe in Stanthorpe. Hours are flexible but applicants must be available for work between Monday and Friday. Experience is preferred. Fuel allowance may be negotiable.

Contact: 0488 516 924


A 4-star motel in Warwick is seeking an experienced housekeeper available both weekdays and weekends. Shifts will vary between three and five hours, with anywhere from one to five shifts available each week.

Contact: 07 4670 2100

Kitchen hands, cooks, chefs, bar staff, wait staff and bar supervisor

The Stockyard Hotel is looking staff ahead of their grand re-opening in Warwick. A number of positions are available for experienced staff looking to expand their hospitality repertoire. Successful applicants will be available to work both days and nights from Wednesday through to Sunday. All roles require excellent customer service, communication skills and a friendly, can-do attitude. Specific experience requirements may relate to more senior roles.

Contact: for more information, or email through your resume and cover letter to apply.

Applications close October 9.

Boilermaker OR fitter and turner

The Southern Downs Regional Council is seeking an applicant able to work on a diverse range of repairs, equipment and infrastructure in Stanthorpe. Applicants must demonstrate significant experience as a qualified boilermaker or fitter and turner and be willing to undertake further study to become a qualified mechanic, with study to be subsidised by the council. This is a permanent part-time role, offering 76 hours each fortnight and paying between $2080 and $2185, in addition to a tool and dirt allowance.

Contact: 1300 697 372

Applications close September 30.

Plant operator (roller)

The Southern Downs Regional Council is seeking an applicant with extensive and extensive civil roller operation experience to operate the roller in a civil construction crew in Warwick. This is a permanent part time role, offering 76 hours each fortnight and paying $2080, in addition to a construction allowance.

Contact: 1300 697 372

Applications close September 30.

Diesel fitter

Dalrymple Landscape Haulage requires a diesel fitter for their tipper fleet in Allora. The employer specifies that most of the work would be preventative maintenance as its a fairly modern fleet. Applications with Detroit DD15 experience preferred. They suggest the job would suit a subcontractor, mobile mechanic, semi-retired fitter or backpacker with a working visa. Applicants will be required to work on weekends and evenings when trucks are back in the yard.

Contact: 07 4666 3989

Retail trainee

GoldenWest Apprenticeships is offering a full-time retail traineeship in Warwick. This job offers applicants an opportunity to develop skills and knowledge through retail work experience, learning to perform roles such as providing product and service advice, selling products and stock management.

Contact: 1300 650 775

Learning and support officer

Yalari is seeking a part-time learning and support officer to work holistically to ensure the academic, social and emotional development of students. Successful applicants will be available both within and outside of school hours and have demonstrated experience working in a classroom and with young people. Employers expect the role will offer 15 hours of work per week.


Casual catering assistant

Scots PGC College is seeking a casual catering assistant to begin as soon as possible at their day and boarding school on the outskirts of Warwick. The applicant will be required to provide support and service to the catering team in producing high quality meals for boarding and day students. Tasks may involve ingredient prep, cleaning, washing up and transport and serving of meals. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a practical knowledge of food safety and work health and safety, the ability to perform manual tasks, an ability to work irregular hours, an open class manual drivers licence and the ability to obtain a positive notice (blue card) for working with children in Queensland.

Contact: 07 4666 9811

Trolley collector

Junior trolley collectors are required in Warwick. Recruiters state applications must be reliable and physically fit as there is a lot of walking involved. If you are between 15 and 19 years of age and looking for work please contact via email with a little bit about yourself, preferred days and hours of your availability and your contact details.


Bar and gaming staff

The Warwick RSL Memorial Club is on the hunt for happy and reliable staff to join their team. Applicants must hold a current RSA and RSG and be available for work weekdays, evenings and weekends. Immediate start available.

Contact: or apply in store at 65 Albion St


The Horse and Jockey Hotel is seeking a qualified chef to join their established kitchen team in Warwick. Applicants need to demonstrate proven a-la-carte experience and an ability to work in line with budget and company policy. The role offers full time hours that rotate across seven days, with consecutive days off. Work would begin as soon as possible.

Contact: Mel Tait or 0448 280 763

Sales professional

Cassels Automotive in Warwick is advertising for an enthusiastic sales professional to join their team. No experience is required and training is provided.

Contact: with a cover letter that will "inspire [him] to meet you.”

Community care worker and endorsed enrolled nurse

Caring and experienced individuals are invited to apply for part-time and casual opportunities at the Churches of Christ in Warwick.

Applicants for the careworker role will be expected to assist with domestic duties, shopping, meal prep, cleaning and personal care, among others. Flexible working hours are required with evening and weekend shifts needed. The successful applicant will have a minimum of a Cert III in Aged Care, Individual Support or equivalent, with a current driver's licence, a registered and insured vehicle and the physical capacity to carry out manual duties.

Applicants for the nursing role will show problem solving, decision making and negotiation skills and a current AHPRA registration as an enrolled nurse.

Contact: Marianne Angel on 07 4660 1154

Applications close September 23.

Sports journalist

The Warwick Daily News is looking for a gifted writer who lives and breathes sport to join our team at Morgan Park. The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience covering a broad range of sports, shooting video and taking photos. This is a permanent full time position.

Contact: with a cover letter, CV and examples of your work.

HR truck driver

A permanent part-time role is available for a truck driver at JJ Richards & Sons in Warwick. The successful candidate will have experience operating vehicles with a current HR licence, have tight manoeuvering experience and good knowledge of the Warwick and Stanthorpe areas. Around 27 hours will be provided each week, with three full days with early starts and four hours on Saturday morning. Training will be provided.

Contact: 07 4634 1062

Civil construction traineeship

Programmed Skilled Workforce is advertising for a full-time trainee seeking payment while studying for a Cert III in Civil Construction. Applicants must identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, have a white card prior to commencement and a manual drivers licence. The job will be based in Warwick.

Contact: for more information

Workshop assembly technician

Vorstrom Vacuum Equipment is seeking an experienced mechanic or "mechanically minded person” for a position in their vacuum tanker assembly facility in Warwick. The job will involve assembling parts and components required to build trucks, trailers or ski mounted systems from the ground up. Successful applications will be able to read assembly drawings, have good attention to detail and be well presented. A drivers licence, forklift licence and relevant industry experience is considered advantageous but not essential.

Contact: 07 4661 8963

Welder or fabricator

Volstrom in Warwick is also after a welder or fabricator to work on their team. Applicants for this position should be able to produce high quality fabrication with accuracy and effective organisation skills under minimal supervision. The company provides all hand tools required, but successful applicants will need to supply their own welding helmet.

Contact: 07 4661 8963

Plant manager

Global mining company Holcim is looking for a full-time plant manager at their Warwick concrete plant. The role involves building and maintaining effective working relationships with customers, supervision of reports and contractors and ensuring a safe work environment. The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to self-manage, experience in a similar role and knowledge of concrete products.

Contact: 13 11 88 or 07 4661 1765

Clinical services manager

An empathic and kind person is required for a full-time role with Lives Lived Well across southwest Queensland. As a clinical services manager, the successful applicant will maximise the performance of programs across services in locations such as Toowoomba, Warwick and Roma. Tertiary qualifications in psychology or social work, strong experience and a current drivers licence is required.

Contact: David Jefferies, People and Culture Manager via email at

Applications close September 30.


Opportunities are available for both primary and secondary teachers are the School of Total Education in Warwick. The school is seeking a health and physical education teacher for three days each week over term four. There is an option of two additional days as a primary or secondary classroom teacher to make a full time load. Applicants require relevant education experience and qualifications.

Contact: 07 4661 2666

Science teacher

Scots PGC College have an availability for a full time, high school science teacher to start as soon as possible at their Warwick location. The successful applicant must have the demonstrated ability to teach senior chemistry with the ability to teach senior physics being highly desirable.

Contact: 07 4666 9811

Pickers and packers

Full time and part time positions are available for pickers and packers on the Southern Downs via Practical Labour Solutions. The role will involve loading, unloading, quality checks and the operation of light machinery. Training will be provided to the right applicant. No experience is required, but filled in shoes are a must.

Contact: 07 3185 0599

Sales representative

Normist in Warwick is advertising for a full-time sales representative to effectively market their industrial products to the industry. Applicants will be required to demonstrate exceptional planning skills, ability to meet sales targets and capacity to travel. An "attractive salary” is on offer for the right candidate.


Branch supervisor

The Warwick Credit Union is looking for a full-time branch supervisor for their Allora location. Applicants must be able to demonstrate exceptional customer service experience, ideally within the financial industry. Immediate start is available.


Applications close September 27.

Customer service specialist

The Commonwealth Bank branch at Stanthorpe requires a part-time customer service specialist to assist in people's financial wellbeing. The position offers 21.5 hours a week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. A strong sales record will be looked upon favourably, but no banking experience is required.

Contact: For more information or to apply visit

Administration officer

A part-time position is available for an administration officer for the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service. Pay ranges from $32.19 - $35.98 per hour depending on level of experience. Applicants should be able to demonstrate an ability to independently prioritise and organise work within tight deadlines. Successful applicants will receive access to a wellness program, generous superannuation and flexible work arrangements.

Contact: For more information or to apply visit

Health and safety officer

A permanent full-time position for health, safety and injury management officer is available with an iconic Australian manufacturing company based in Allora. As the Health, Safety and HR officer, your main focus will be to ensure injuries are eliminated and the staff are healthy and safe in the workplace. Applicants should have a diploma of certificate IV in workplace health and safety, an advanced first aid certificate and experience in a similar position. An immediate start is required and pay will depend on experience.

Contact: or phone 07 4666 3266 for more details.

Storeperson and driver

A casual position is available at Harvey Norman at their warehouse in Warwick. To be successful applicants should demonstrate excellent communication skills and experience checking delivery sheets. A current forklift, drivers and pickers licence is preferred. Shifts will take place over retail trading hours over weekends, public holidays and late nights.

Contact: For more information or to apply visit


Two full time positions have become available at the Warwick Hospital for a registered nurse. Successful applicants will be able to provide empathic and supportive care to patients throughout their stay, with clinical skills and caring, consistent bedside manner. Pay will range between $70,702 and $90,686 per annum.

Contact: For more information or to apply visit

Retail assistant

ALDI is on the lookout for motivated retail assistants willing to work part time at their Warwick location. The role is physical in nature, so you'll need to enjoy hands-on work and meeting deadlines and our shifts can start at 6am some mornings, and finish at 10pm others, so being flexible and available any five out of seven days is important. Finally, prior experience in a fast paced, retail environment will be viewed favourably; however a positive attitude and hardworking spirit are an absolute must. Pay starts at $25.31 per hour for assistants over 18 years of age.

Contact: For more information visit

Paediatric speech pathologist

BUSHkids in Warwick is advertising for a paediatric speech pathologist. Hours will be negotiable for the right candidate, with both full-time, part-time and casual hours available. New graduates are welcome to apply. The successful applicant will work within a team to improve health of children at risk of developmental difficulties, provide education sessions and clinical assessment, and work together with parents and caregivers. Applicants must have relevant tertiary qualifications and a certified practising membership with the relevant professional body.

Contact: 07 3870 7288 or

Diesel fitter

Due to current growth, a manufacturing factory in Warwick is seeking an experienced fitter with strong knowledge of trucks with particularly hydraulics and auto electrics. The company builds a wide variety of liquid, commercial and industrial vacuum tankers. Successful applicants will have relevant trade qualifications, at least two years' experience and the ability to diagnose faults and generate solutions.

Contact: Send your resume to

Diesel mechanic

A qualified diesel mechanic required for new workshop project in Warwick. The successful applicant will have a good understanding of all transport equipment and agricultural experience is considered an advantage. This role can be tailored to suit the applicant and flexible hours are available. HR, HC and MC licences are an advantage.



A full time general practitioner opportunity has arisen at Carbal Medical Services in Warwick. There is an "extremely good earning capacity” with no after hours or weekend work. Applicants must show current Fellowship with RACGP or ACCRRM, current registration with AHPRA, current medical indemnity insurance and understanding of issues that relate to the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families.


Applications close October 10.

Care workers and nurses

Killarney Memorial Aged Care is seeking a motivated Casual Personal Care Worker who is available to work across all times and days, in the Killarney community and surrounding areas, delivering services to clients in their own homes. Applicants must have Certificate III in Aged Care or studying this qualification. Current clear police check is essential.

Contact: 07 4664 1488

2nd class welders

There is casual work available at an Allora workshop for a second class welder. The ability to run a neat tidy bead and put parts together in a timely manner is the main requirement for applicants. The pay rate is $27 per hour and includes one hour of travel. Applicants should be able to demonstrate four to five years of experience and have their own transport and drivers licence.


Piggery stockperson

Cefn is seeking to employ full time senior stockpersons at their piggery in Clifton. Applicants must be able to demonstrate at least three years of recent and relevant work experience and possess at least an AQF Certificate III in Agriculture (Pig Production) or equivalent qualifications OR have at least five years' recent and relevant work experience. Base salary will be between $54,000 and $60,000, which includes guaranteed overtime and rostered weekend work. Salary can be negotiated depending on skills and experience.

Contact: 07 4697 3344

Youth worker

Casual staff are required at Family Centered Support Services in Stanthorpe. Minimal experience is required, with experience working with children with challenging behaviours considered an advantage. Workers will be providing quality care and flexible support to children and young people in out of home care. Training and education can be provided.


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