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Greater Graduate Program

The Greater Graduate Program provides opportunities across three Queensland Government departments, including the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF).

DAF promotes profitable primary industries for Queensland. We provide expertise and support to assist the state's food and fibre industries to increase productivity, improve sustainability, grow markets and adapt to change.

We deliver world-class research and development, provide leadership on industry policy, protect industries against pests and diseases and maintain animal welfare standards, manage fisheries sustainably and maximise the value of state-owned forests.

The department recruits graduates from a diverse range of disciplines, including:

  • agricultural science
  • agronomy
  • science/applied science
  • forestry
  • wildlife biology
  • horticultural studies
  • veterinary science

About the program

The Greater Graduate Program is a structured leadership development program with exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunities with real responsibility and accountability. Our learning and development program includes a mix of on-the-job experience and formal training workshops. The program has been developed to complement and expand on what you are learning in your daily work and assist you in your transition from study to full time employment.

In addition to the formal learning and development, you will receive coaching and mentoring from a robust support network of leaders and graduate alumni from across the business.

Eligibility for the program

To be eligible for the 2019 program, you must be:

  • an Australian citizen or permanent resident at the time of submitting your application, or
  • a New Zealand citizen who is currently residing in Australia, and
  • completing your university qualification by December 2018 or have completed your relevant university qualification within the past two years (since December 2016)

If you hold overseas qualifications you will need to undertake an assessment from Overseas Qualifications Services to include with your application.

Want to join our Graduate Program?

If you would like to be considered for the 2019 Greater Graduate Program, register your details in the Queensland Government Graduate Portal by 5pm, Friday 21 September, 2018.

If you have already registered your details in the Graduate Portal in 2018, there is no need to register again.

Candidates are screened to ensure eligibility against the following:

  • qualification type and completion date
  • qualification discipline
  • your right to work in Australia.

Eligible candidates will then be emailed by the Program Coordinators by Monday 8 October, 2018, with further details on what roles are available and instructions on how to apply.

The Graduate Portal is your gateway to a wide range of graduate and other entry-level positions on offer in the Queensland Government.

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