If you are looking to move to Cairns from within Australia or to migrate from overseas, then you are no doubt interested in finding a job in the area of Cairns in Queensland is a great place to live and boasts a thriving jobs market.
To search for Jobs in Cairns use our job search function which searches tens of thousands of jobs currently available across Australia, and presents you with the work vacancies that are available in Cairns and the surrounding areas.
Visas required to work in Cairns
To work in Cairns or anywhere in Australia as a foreigner you will need a visa. The visa options available include the 189, 190 or 491 visa, an employer sponsored visa, a working holiday visa or be able to work under another type of visa such as spouse visa or international student visa. To work in a specific qualified field you will also need a skills assessment certificate to ensure you have the equivalent training and qualifications in your field to work in Australia. To find out more about the visa process take our Free Visa Assessment here.
Please note you can not work in Australia on a tourist visa.
Yes, you can work in Cairns if you are a foreigner. To be able to do this you will need a visa. Each visa has different restrictions on the type of work you can do, how much work you can do or where you can do your work.
Some visas such as the 189 have no restrictions, 190 has a temporary restriction to work in a particular state, student visas have a maximum number of hours and some visas are linked directly to an employer – meaning you can only work for them.
To look for jobs in Cairns, search below. There are many job vacancies in Cairns Australia and they are generally advertised in much detail. Take a look and compare what you could be earning in Australia. Once you have found a job you are interested in, you can take a look at our guides to life in Cairns, to get a feel for what living there and working in your chosen job could be like.
Again, if you are from overseas, there are numerous types of visas and requirements are different for each. There are specific professions and trades that Australia has a shortfall of. The country and Cairns in particular, is in specific need of attracting more skilled, qualified people to fill vacant positions in these sectors. If you are interested in living and working in Cairns Australia, start your journey today by filling in our free visa assessment and taking a look through the thousands of jobs currently available in Cairns.