List of Employment

Casual Gardener Wanted

A local Armidale resident is looking for a casual gardener who is self-motivated and has a great eye for detail.

Gardening services will be required in North Armidale once immediately, then 3-4 times per year after that.

Work will include weeding, clipping and other yard work. All necessary tools will be supplied.


Physical fitness will be required for these manual tasks

Rate of pay

To be negotiated, depending on experience.

How to apply

Contact Peter on (02) 6772 6217.


McDonald's Employment Register

McDonald's Australia Limited is an unlisted Australian public company. It's a franchise business with more than 80% of Australian restaurants owned and operated by individual businessmen and women. The remainder of the restaurants are owned and run by the company. McDonald's Australia serves two million customers each day across over 970 stores, and employs more than 100,000 people across their restaurants and management offices.

Who are they looking for?

McDonald’s is regularly looking for new staff across many locations and offer casual jobs – which are great for on and off-campus students.

They want people who:

  • have a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • have a high level of customer service
  • are organised, responsible and can comply with Work Health and Safety requirements
  • are clean, hygienic and presentable
  • can work in a fast-paced team environment

Take the quiz to see if you might be a good fit to work at Macca’s.

Crew roles

Crew members may work across a range of areas including; front counter, McCafé, drive-thru, the kitchen, a delivery driver and maintenance staff.

How to apply

If you’re interested in a flexible job to fit around your study, consider applying. Fill out the online application form and nominate up to 10 restaurants you would be willing to work at.

Ensure you have the following information ready:

  • Your contact details including personal email address
  • Right to work information if applicable
  • Dates and details of any work history
  • Current contact details of at least two referees (1 personal and 1 business or academic)
  • Availability

Coles Employment Register

Coles is a leading Australian supermarket retailer, with over 2,500 retail outlets nationally. Coles serves 21 million customers each week. Coles has stores in over 2,200 locations around Australia and a team of 100,000 personalities working together. Coles is proud of their commitment to providing supportive work environments for all team members. They actively encourage applications from all candidates, including the LGBTI community, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.


  • A passion and attitude for providing an outstanding customer experience
  • Know your stuff, as the go-to person for customer queries
  • This is an active role, so you will be on your feet for long periods of time, and may require some moderate lifting and reaching
  • Availability to work flexible hours across our store trading days including early mornings, evenings and weekend

Watch this video to see if Coles would be a good fit for you.

Coles has staff across a range of areas including:

  • Checkout/customer service and deli
  • Night-fill/stock
  • Fresh produce
  • Clothing/fashion
  • Bakery & butchery
  • Online shopping delivery
  • Coles Express service stations
  • Liquor
  • Coles Services – trolley collection and cleaning

Roles available will vary based on vacancies in Coles stores near you.

The employment register:

By applying on Coles’ employment register, you will receive alerts when positions become available that match your preferences.

If a job comes up, Coles may contact you and ask you a bit more about yourself. If you are considered a good fit for the job, you’ll be invited to an interview.

Woolworths Employment Register

The Woolworths Group employs 201,000 team members who serve over 29 million customers across our brands every week. Woolworths Group includes the businesses of BWS, Dan Murphy’s, Big W, Cellarmasters, and ALH Group. Woolworths values diversity and inclusion, and they work to create a vibrant and inclusive workforce that’s reflective of the communities we’re in. Woolworths values flexibility, and encourages their team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and supports their wellbeing.


  • Genuine passion for food & shopping
  • Customer-first mentality
  • Love of teamwork and growing with others
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Willing to work and reliable

Woolworths has a range of staff across many areas

  • Customer service
  • Deli
  • Personal shoppers
  • Fresh produce
  • Night-fill/stock
  • Bakery & butchery
  • Online shopping delivery

To register your interest

Click ‘Learn more’ and follow the prompts to register your interest in working with Woolworths.
Create your online profile and select your working preferences. When Woolworths has a job available that matches your preferences, they’ll contact you.

Harvest Workers wanted in Victoria

Skillinvest is a premium employment and training specialist. They have been tasked with putting Victorian farmers in touch with willing harvest and farm workers.

Are you looking for harvest work this Summer?

Skillinvest is looking for available and interested individuals to perform harvest/farm work on Victorian farms. The work may take place anytime between October 2019 and early 2020, on individual farms throughout Victoria. This mainly includes hay, canola and wheat, and some livestock. Farmhand/farm equipment experience is preferred.

Rate of pay

Casual Farmhand $25.07
HC Truck Driver $27.93

How to apply

Please forward your resume and cover letter to;
Daniel Brandon
t: 03 5381 6200  m:0408 109 324
e: daniel.brandon@skillinvest.com.au

Please note, your cover letter should include;

  • your availability
  • farming/harvest experience/equipment experience/skills
  • any license details

The details of suitable candidates will be forwarded to employers and an initial phone interview may be arranged.

Casual Cleaner Wanted

UNE Life is a wholly owned, not-for-profit entity of the University of New England independently governed by a Board of Directors and managed by a Managing Director. We are a business dedicated to enhancing the experience of our students, staff and community through the provision of quality and innovative service both on-campus and off campus in the wider Armidale community.

UNELife is divided into five (5) business units:
• Retail & Hospitality Services - incorporating our retail outlets, restaurant and cafes, catering and cinemas businesses.
• SportUNE – incorporating our gym, on campus sporting facilities, and recreational facilities/activities.
• Safety, Security & Information/Event Management
• Corporate Services – finance, governance, information management and human resources.
• Student Experience – incorporating Tune FM (student radio) and Advocacy & Welfare services.

Our success to date has been built upon our ability to deliver a financially viable business whilst maintaining a relentless focus on performance and service excellence.

Purpose of the position

With a focus on service excellence, the Cleaner will contribute to the efficient cleaning operations within UNE Life under the guidance of the Maintenance Officer which contributes to the achievement of UNE Life strategic objectives.

Key accountabilities

  1. Under general supervision, responsible for cleaning UNE Life business units including the Stro, Booloominbah, Café Life, Weston Common Room, Security Offices, The Shop, Belgrave Cinema, TuneFM toilets, Life HQ and various other offices– to the required standards;
  2. Ensure the correct operation/storage/maintenance of any equipment;
  3. Ensure that all chemicals are used and stored as per manufacturer’s instruction;
  4. Carry out ad-hoc caretaker duties if requested by the Maintenance Officer, such as furniture removal, archive removal, etc;
  5. Advise the Maintenance Officer of any needs for cleaning equipment, eg servicing, repairs, etc;
  6. Report any maintenance requirements to the Maintenance Officer;
  7. Assist with event setup if required;
  8. Comply with the requirements of NSW Work Health and Safety (WH&S) legislation and related WH&S responsibilities and procedures developed by UNE Life/ UNE;
  9. All of the above duties/tasks should be completed in a timely manner and all to a high standard.

Special requirements

  1. Willingness to work weekends and nights.
  2. Current driving license and the ability to travel between sites as required.

How to apply

We’re always on the hunt for exceptional people to join our team – to express your interest please submit your resume to our Casual Employee Register here

Group Fitness Instructors | Sport UNE

SportUNE provides a comprehensive range of services to the University, students and local community in the areas of an Indoor Recreation Centre, which caters for a wide range of sports and activities; 15 hectares of designated playing fields; an indoor swimming pool and a well-equipped gymnasium, outdoor facilities, an on-site café and sporting events. SportUNE is considered one of the best university sporting precincts in Australia, offering variety, flexibility and a range of new facilities and services.


SportUNE is currently seeking Group Fitness Instructors for several classes a week, including mornings, evening and weekends.

Essential Criteria:

Certificate III in Fitness / Certificate IV in Fitness / Les Mills Accreditation;
Current First Aid Certificate;
Confidence and outgoing personality.
Duties and Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Classes cover a 7 day timetable with a variety of hours between 6am and 7pm;
  • To exceed the expectations of members in our Group Fitness classes;
  • To be available to assist in regular timetable participation in allocated as well as fill in classes; and
  • To be able to instruct safely while providing members with a challenging and fun environment.

To apply;

Forward your curriculum vitae to Ms Marilyn McCormack at mmccorm8@une.edu.au.

Informal enquiries can also be to SportUNE on 6773 3856 or email sportune@une.edu.au.

Senior Hairstylist | Sleek Hairdressing

At Sleek Hair Studio we pride ourselves in providing our customers with the perfect cuts, colours, perms and other hair services, along with the highest quality of customer service. Our stylists are highly trained in today’s latest hair trends. They are renowned for their expertise and attention to detail. Conveniently located on campus in The Arcade, Sleek Hair Studio is adjacent to the University Northern Car Park making its location easily accessible for both students and the Armidale community.


Essential Criteria:

This role requires a skill level which assumes and requires knowledge or training equivalent to:

Completion of a minimum Cert III in Hairdressing level qualification; and

An equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

Duties and Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Ensure customer’s needs are identified.
  • Carry out treatments in a relaxed friendly and clean environment.
  • Book customer’s appointments with efficient time allocated for each appointment.
  • Provide consultation and advice to customers if/when required, especially with providing colour services.
  • Provide all hairdressing services and cosmetic services including facial waxing, eyelash and eyebrow tinting.
  • Ensure completion of customer’s record cards for every colour service provided.
  • Operate POS to receive payments from customers and maintain appointments.
  • Maintain a clean working area and sanitise tools after each customer.
  • Promote and demonstrate products for retail.
  • Attempt to resolve complaints/ customer feedback within the Salon with the support of Salon Manager.
  • Undertake general cleaning duties to ensure the Salon is kept to high standards.
  • Ensure relevant infection prevention and control procedures are followed at all times.
  • Operate and manage Sleek Hair Studio in the absence of Salon Manager when required.
  • Ability to remain ‘current’ – willingness to undertake training to further enhance skills.
  • Be aware of the University’s and UNE Life’s policies and procedures relating to equal opportunity, risK management, Workplace Health and Safety, records management and quality assurance as they apply to this position.

To apply;

Download the information pack below.

Your application should include a Cover Letter, current CV and Responses to Selection Criteria.

Please forward applications to dhiscox@une.edu.au.