Career Opportunities

Why join the Port?

Townsville is the 13th largest city in Australia, and by far the largest population base in Northern Australia. The region has one of the most diverse economies in regional Australia, is widely recognised as the commercial hub of Northern Australia and maintains an enviable lifestyle for residents and a stunning natural environment.

We offer many benefits. Our Health and Wellbeing Program includes free annual flu vaccinations and skin checks, discounted gym memberships and access to, special private health offers. We also provide an Employee Assistance Program to employees and their immediate family members and offer Flexible Working Arrangements, making this a fantastic family friendly career opportunity.

Recruitment principles

The Port of Townsville Limited aims to attract, retain and develop employees to achieve our company vision and values.

The Port is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing the most suitable and appropriate candidate for every position within the organisation regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, disability or any other attribute that does not prevent a person from fulfilling the legitimate requirements of a role. To this end, the Port will undertake a robust and structured approach to recruitment activities to ensure a fair and equitable process, consistent with legal obligations and our commitment to diversity.

The aim of this policy is to:

  • Ensure consistency in recruitment processes for all positions within the Port

  • Ensure compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and diversity principles

  • Ensure all appointments are merit based

  • Provide opportunities for internal promotion

  • Ensure candidates are sourced locally and within the region wherever possible.

How to apply

Here’s what you can expect from our application process.

  • Complete your application online prior to the closing date

  • You will receive an automated email acknowledging that your email has been received

  • Applications will be reviewed in line with selection criteria for the role and shortlisted

  • You may receive a phone call to discuss your applications

  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview

  • All applicants will be notified if they have been successful or not.