Tasmania offers a range of employment opportunities with strong training and career prospects. Because of its size, Tasmanian employees can gain qualifications and experience that are often much broader than in more populated places.  

Recruitment companies

For more information about companies now hiring, please visit the following recruitment websites.



Big Fish Executive: specialises in recruitment of senior managers and executives in Tasmania. We work state wide and across all industry sectors.


Hays Recruitment:
The experts in recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people across a wide range of specialised industries and professions worldwide.

nursecare Nursecare Personnel is a Tasmanian owned and operated Nursing Agency.
Nursecare operates from Launceston and Hobart, call us on 1800 240 988 to get started.
nurseline NurseLine: operates in northern and southern Tasmania, priding themselves on being a friendly and supportive nurse recruitment and temporary placement agency.
Ochre Recruitment Ochre Recruitment: is a provider of locum medical solutions with a wide database of locum doctors ready to fill casual vacancies.
randstad Randstad: your construction, property and engineering recruitment specialists.


Searson Buck:
Tasmania’s largest locally owned recruitment firm, operating in Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Zeehan and servicing all industry sectors.


Workabout Australia: is Australia’s foremost employment solution for traveling workers, connecting travellers with casual, seasonal, part time and permanent work around Australia.

Government recruitment sites:

For vacancies within the Tasmanian Government visit Jobs and Careers with the Tasmanian Government.

For vacancies within Tasmanian Local Government visit Think Big Work Local.

Tasmania’s three major newspapers feature employment sections: The Mercury (Southern Tasmania), The Examiner (Northern Tasmania) and The Advocate (North-Western Tasmania).

The majority of vacancies advertised in The Mercury are automatically advertised at Careerone. For The Examiner and The Advocate go to MyCareer.

Find out more about working in Tasmania at:

Professional Associations and Industry Bodies
Trade and Invest
Small business
International Migration




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