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 The Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron and Portsmith Marine Precinct will come alive as the Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) and Marine Jobs proudly present the Cairns Maritime Jobs & Careers Expo 2024.

This FREE-to-attend event stands as a pivotal platform that showcases the expansive range of career opportunities within the Cairns maritime sector. The main activity will be occurring from the Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron, with the Cairns Marine Precinct shipyards and Tingira St activated for attendees to gain the following experiences:

  • Live demonstrations
  • Information sessions, Q&A’s and presentations
  • Shipyard and on-water tours
  • Direct connections to job and career opportunities
  • Free training and education advice
  • Drive the TAFE Queensland Great Barrier Reef International Marine College simulators

 

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION

REGISTER YOUR ATTENDANCE HERE

Register now to attend the FREE Maritime Careers Expo.  This event will provide job and career advice to job seekers, future & current university students, aspiring apprentices, technical tradespeople looking for a career change and transitioning defence personnel. Visit the live jobs board to connect with immediate land and sea-based employment opportunities.

See attendee event flyer here

Download event itinerary here

 

 

ON-WATER IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES AND SHIPYARD TOURS

(ON THE DAY A FREE BUS SERVICE WILL BE PROVIDED TO CONNECT ALL SIX LOCATIONS)

Exclusive on-water experiences and shipyard tours will be available throughout the day from the Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron, providing attendees with an in-depth look at the scope of the maritime industry, including:

  • Climb aboard the 39 metre Australian Border Vessel “Roebuck Bay” and take a guided tour with current Border Force staff (From the Norship yard).
  • Tours of the TAFE Queensland – Great Barrier Reef International Marine College and local shipyards of Norship, Austal, Seaswift and Tropical Reef Shipyard will provide real-life experiences
  • Mandingalbay Authentic Indigenous Tours will offer trips around Admiralty Island and into the Trinity Inlet.
  • International shipping company Svitzer will provide direct conversations with their engineers, along with hosting above and below-deck tours on a range of their vessels (from the Tingira St Boat Ramp)
  • The TAFE Queensland 22 metre Diversity vessel will be on-water at the Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron providing career advice and sharing industry insights

 

INDUSTRY INFORMATION SESSIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Industry-led expert panel discussions and presentations will be hosted throughout the day at The Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron muster point, covering topics such as;

  • Tertiary engineering roles required for the region’s future workforce
  • Entry-level positions and pathways
  • Trade apprenticeships
  • Women in maritime
  • Defence industry pathways
  • Superyacht opportunities
  • Immediate employment needs for the Cairn’s tourism sector

 

INFORMATION SESSIONS AT CAIRNS CRUISING YACHT SQUADRON

 

Follow our social media channels to keep up to date on future information session announcements.

 

INTERACTIVE JOBS BOARD AND EXHIBITORS

Central to the expo, an interactive jobs board will directly connect job seekers with vacancies, highlighting the variety of roles available within the industry, from operational and technical positions to careers in diving.

Connect directly with over 35 exhibitors who can launch you into your marine career, including;

  • Marine industry businesses, such as Nortsa Maritime, Norship, Austal and Tropical Reef Shipyard
  • Universities and Training organisations
  • Government sector, such as Defence Force Recruitment, Australian Border Force and the Great Barrier Marine Parks
  • Superyacht recruiters and training companies
  • Tourism operators, such as Experience Co, Coral Expeditions, Shoreline and Cairns Adventure Group
  • International shipping companies Svitzer and Seaswift

 

WOULD YOU LIKE TO PROMOTE YOUR CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES DURING THE CAREERS EXPO FOR FREE? 

  1. Download the following Workforce Australia template here
  2. Email your completed vacancy template to danielle@fnqemployment.com.au
  3. Email your submissions by COB Thursday the 6th of June, 2024.

 

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

To attend this event as a job seeker, click here

To register your EOI as a business exhibitor click here 

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2023 CAIRNS MARITIME CAREERS OPEN DAY RECAP VIDEO

SPONSORS & EVENT PARTNERS

 

This event is generously supported by our sponsors and partners, which include Jobs Queensland, Workforce Australia – Local Jobs Program, Cairns Chamber of Commerce, Cairns Regional Jobs Committee, Department of Employment, Small Business and Training, Norsta Maritime, Cairns Manufacturing Hub, TAFE Queensland, Department of State Development and Infrastructure, Svitzer, Shoreline, and Mandingalbay Authentic Indigenous Tours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Details

Date
Jun 8
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Venue

Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron (CCYS)
42/48 Tingira Street
Cairns, QLD 4870 Australia
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