How to Apply for Queensland Government Jobs

If you're looking to secure a Queensland Government job, this post provides some excellent links.

Finding and applying for jobs - Queensland Government

If you’re interested in applying for a job with the Queensland Government in Australia, this post includes some credible and trusted links.


The first step is finding out what jobs are available in the Queensland Government.


While many government roles are posted on commercial job portals such as Seek and Adzuna, some jobs might only appear on the government’s own job boards.


Finding jobs

Best starting point:


The Smart Jobs website allows users to sign up for an account and to receive a notification by email when jobs of interest are posted online.


Applying for jobs

Unfortunately, the Smart Jobs doesn’t specifically provide information on how to apply for jobs.

However, instructions on how to apply are provided in each different job advertisement – as each government agency has its own particular procedures and requirements.


Queensland Government Graduate Portal

This portal is a potential gateway to a wide range of graduate program positions on offer in the Queensland Government.


Visit the Queensland Graduate Portal


Job search websites

As an aside: Job websites list openings across industries and in both the private and public sector. You can search jobs based on your preferences. They allow you to apply directly for jobs.

Larger job websites (listed alphabetically) include:



Most if not all websites allow you to subscribe to receive email alerts about vacancies that match your criteria.


How to Respond to Key Selection Criteria

The Queensland Government’s online services point to the following link as support for job applicants seeking help with selection criteria.


If you need help with a government job application – including responding to selection criteria – please contact Contentify for a quote.



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