News

Eight jobs going in the Bundaberg region right now

EMPLOYMENT: Here are just some of the jobs going in Bundy right now.
EMPLOYMENT: Here are just some of the jobs going in Bundy right now. filipefrazao

AS BUNDABERG'S commercial landscape experiences significant growth, the employment sector is reaping the benefits.

The Bundaberg Regional Council's latest quarterly report suggests employment in the area has increased and with a string of projects in the pipeline, the landscape for jobseekers looks promising.

Here is a list of jobs available in the region right now.

Car wash attendant

Do you spend your weekends lovingly washing and polishing your pride and joy - your car - and admiring your reflection in the side mirrors?

Well this could be the job for you.

Nemo Car and Dog Wash is looking for a car wash attendant to join the family-run business, which is located in Bundaberg West and Bundaberg North.

The successful applicant will be required to provide excellent customer service and experience as a fitter and turner, basic electrical and plumbing knowledge, and computer skills will be an advantage.

To apply, click here and search for Nemo.

Personal trainer

Does the idea of getting hot and sweaty make you, well, hot and sweaty?

Snap Fitness Bundaberg is looking for a personal trainer to join the group who, aside from having the necessary qualifications, needs to possess a hunger for life and "live and breathe fitness”.

The applicant must also have First Aid and CPR certificates as well as an ABN.

Click here to check out if this is the job for you.

Marine technician

If wearing the blue and white puts a spring in your step, then why not consider a job as a marine technician with the navy?

Marine technicians operate, monitor and maintain equipment both on shore and at sea. There is also a variety of trade specialisations including diesel, refrigeration and air conditioning, fabrication, welding, electric and hydraulics.

Applicants must be at least 17 years of age and have completed Year 10 with passes in English, maths and science. If successful, you will be paid while undertaking your training and receive free health care and subsidised accommodation.

Click here to find out more.

Flooring salesperson

Do you walk around with your head down, admiring the floor?

Well uncrink your neck and find yourself a computer because Harvey Norman Bundaberg is chasing a full-time flooring salesperson to join its team.

To be considered for the job you must have a passion for retail, be highly motivated and enjoy working in a team environment.

You must also have a high level of flooring knowledge and be able to measure, draw and read plans. Bonus? Generous staff discounts and commission-based structures.

Click here to apply for this role.

Car audio installation technician

If the sound of the car stereo gets your engine revving, and you have the know how, then Autobarn is looking for a car audio installation technician with a minimum two years' experience.

Successful job seekers will be skilled in the installation of multi-media car audio/visual products, car alarms, cruise controls, parking aids, reverse cameras and more.

You must also have a driver's licence and be able to work Monday to Friday 7.5am to 5.15pm.

Send your resume to sales@bundaberg.autobarn.com.au.

Sugar jobs

Isis Central Mill is looking for staff for the 2017 crushing season, from June/July to October/November.

Roles include locomotive drivers and assistance, railway maintenance, general operator, sugar boiler, rover, fugal operator, lab chemist, farm hand and general labourers.

To apply, complete an online application by 5pm, April 28.

Questions can be referred to Peet Els on 4126 4431.

Trade qualified baker

If the smell of fresh break baking in the oven is the thing you dream about, then Coles Bundaberg has the role for you.

The store is looking to employ a trade qualified baker with experience in a fast-paced bakery environment.

A flexible roster is one of the perks for the right person, who should also have sound knowledge of all aspects of food safety and hygiene.

Applications for this job close on April 25. Search Coles Careers on their website.

Hairdressing apprentice

Hair, we've all got it, but some of us are better at styling it than others. One Bundaberg salon is looking for a second or third-year apprentice to join the team.

Your duties will include styling, colouring, cutting and washing in what the business says is a friendly and professional environment.

You must have a good knowledge of salon hair products, time management and ability to work in a team environment.

So get snipping - to apply, click here and follow the links.

Topics:  career employment hiring now jobs



Man, 18, rides bike into pole

Man suffers minor injuries after bike injury

Man suffers minor injuries after falling off bike

Gypsum trucks make way for visitors

Gypsym being transferred to the Knauf plasterboard factory from a ship at the Bundaberg Port.

Head to the port to get a glimpse of ex-HMAS Tobruk

We're in denial when it comes to our burgeoning waistlines

OBESE: Most people are not being honest about their own health

Two in three Queenslanders are overweight or obese

Local Partners

Call for blood and plasma donations in Bundaberg

THERE are more than 70 appointments available over the next two weeks for whole blood donations, and more than 60 for plasma donations.


Ten things to do in Bundy this weekend

DAZZLING DISPLAY: Fireworks will light up the sky at Bargara tomorrow night from 7pm.

Fireworks spectacular, raft race, sewing bee and more

Working class? Man, Gympie's got the show for you

Jimmy Barnes

Aussie rock icons coming to Gympie for 150th celebrations.

Tables turn as rescue crew takes on gruelling mountain

EPIC CHALLENGE: Hundreds of runners will tackle the 4.2km run from the heart of Pomona to the top of Mt Cooroora and back on Sunday.

They are usually the people coming to the rescue of adventurers

Karl Stefanovic breaks his silence on divorce, new love

KARL Stefanovic faced a huge backlash when he began a new relationship five months after his marriage ended. Now he’s explained what happened.

What's on the small screen this week

Matty J and Osher Gunsberg in a scene from The Bachelor.

WINNERS will be crowned on MasterChef and Australian Ninja Warrior.

Beauty blogger’s horribly racist product review

Popular beauty blogger run off the internet for racist comment

Outrage as Ninja Warrior cuts Australia's fittest man

Adelaide’s James Newbury was mysteriously cut from the Ninja Warrior broadcast.

Australia's fittest man wasn’t good enough for Ninja Warrior.

Maggie's whirlwind trip around Japan

Maggie Beer pictured in a scene from her TV special Maggie in Japan.

Cooking icon serves up the best of Japanese cuisine in new TV show.

Exploring our complex relationship with the Southern Cross

Warwick Thornton in a scene from his documentary film We Don't Need A Map.

Filmmaker Warwick Thornton explores national identity, nationalism.

Financial scandal destroys alternative community

Families who gave thousands to be a part of an alternative community at Mt Burrell, west of Murwillumbah, are now trying to recover their investment. Picture: Jamie Hanson

Dream Utopia turns into a nightmare

Mum buys $900,000 apartment for her 8-year-old son

Tania Katsanis beat another couple of homeowners to secure the winning bid.

The apartment was a 'bargain' as the property market bottoms out

Townhouses planned for Nicklin Way site

CBRE's Brendan Robins and Rem Rafter on site at Wurtulla.

Prime 1.5ha Sunshine Coast property set for town homes development

Owner tells of ghostly goings on at old Mackay pub

GHOST STORIES: Several people have died at the Mirani Hotel

Owner says pub is 'definitely haunted'