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Cast your net and grow your career with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries' Graduate Connect program.

Start your career with unique, interesting and rewarding work that has a tangible impact for today and tomorrow.
Just imagine what you could achieve with us! #DAFcareers

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Full-time
Occupational group Graduate
Classification AO3, PO2
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City,Brisbane - North,Brisbane - South,Brisbane - East,Brisbane - West,North West Qld,Cairns region,Logan - Beaudesert,Toowoomba region,Wide Bay,Darling Downs - Maranoa,Moreton Bay - North,Moreton Bay - South,Far North Qld,Townsville region,Mackay region,Rockhampton region,Gold Coast,Sunshine Coast,Ipswich region,Central West Qld,South West Qld
Job ad reference QLD/513870/23
Closing date 15-Oct-2023
Job duration 2 years with possible extension
Contact person Cat Jenkins
Contact details Ph: 07 3087 8586
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We're looking for talented, innovative and down-to-earth graduates from a variety of disciplines to play a vital role in enabling food security and sustainability for Queensland and the world.
• agriculture, fisheries, forestry, biosecurity, horticulture
• science
• business, commerce, finance or economics
• information technology, data science/analytics or mathematics
• public policy, political science, government or law
• and more!

Our 2-year program will support your transition from study to full-time employment.

We'll help you grow and thrive through our comprehensive development program.
• build your capability with structured learning and training
• learn from experienced leaders in our mentoring program
• explore endless career paths with opportunities to rotate throughout the department
• enjoy on-the-job experience and undertake interesting project work.

Whether it's connecting with and supporting local communities or feeding the world and securing Queensland's place in the global economy, your contribution will help ensure a sustainable planet for future generations.

We're committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce reflective of the community we serve. We encourage people of different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives to apply, including women, persons with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTIQA+ community and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Find purpose you feel, impact you see and a legacy you bring to life. #DAFcareers

Applications will remain current for a period of 12 months.

For more information including benefits, eligibility criteria, the application process and support, visit us at DAF Graduate Connect program or contact us at

Job Ad Reference: QLD/513870/23

Closing Date: Sunday 15 October 2023

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