Jobs in education and training are among many on offer going into the new year.
Jobs in education and training are among many on offer going into the new year.

Jobs you can apply for right now

AS THE new year ticks over, there are more than 1000 jobs up for grabs in Mackay and the Coalfields.


More than a quarter of the jobs up for grabs are in the mining, energy and resources sector.

Seek has jobs from multiskilled operators, maintenance supervisors, emergency services officers and safety supervisors.

Shutdown Co-ordinator

Monday-Friday, Bowen Basin: A large mining company is searching for someone to join the maintenance department as the shutdown co-ordinator. It is a 10-month contract in the upper Bowen Basin.

Operations Manager

Newlands operation: BIS is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated operations manager, reporting to the site manager. The position will assist in managing the commercial operation and maintenance functions of the site.

Experienced underground coal miners

Seven on, seven off, Central Highlands: HD Mining Group is hiring experienced and motivated electricians, operators, diesel fitters and fitters. For the full list, click here.


There are 81 jobs on offer in the medical field in Mackay and the Coalfields, including pharmacy manager and multiple positions for registered nurses:

RN – Emergency Department

HealthX is searching for an experienced emergency department RN in North Queensland.

Podiatrist – Sarina

Mackay Hospital and Health Service is searching for a podiatrist. The role description says: “The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Unit is an essential element of the Sarina Hospital and Health Service support services and ensures the development and delivery of culturally appropriate services and models of health care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and families.”

Dental hygienist/oral health therapist

Plaza Dental is searching for a dental hygienist/therapist who wants to grow with them. The team is looking for someone who has experience in Invisalign. For the full list, click here.


IF you’re looking for work in early learning, primary and secondary education, there are 34 jobs listed:

Primary School teacher

Mackay Christian Collage is searching for an upper primary school teacher. The advertisement says successful applicants will be prepared to work from a Biblical world view, and will include a Christian testimony and a reference from a minister.

Centre Director

Goodstart Early Learning on Bridge Road is searching for a centre director. You will need to love children and be passionate about creating a great learning experience for them.

Lecturer Medical Sonography and Clinical Academic Medical Sonography

CQUniversity is searching for these two roles in Mackay. As a clinical academic you will combine working as a sonographer within a clinical environment with teaching and research responsibilities. As a lecturer you will have the opportunity to develop and deliver profession-specific units, and co-ordinate both academic and clinical units.

For the full list, click here.