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Seasonal jobs in Australia

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Russian-speaking translation agents needed in Lisbon, Portugal


Resort Assistant/Chauffeur needed for winter season 23/24 in the French Alps!

Arbeite als Kundenbetreuer von Zuhause aus in Bulgarien für eine international bekannte Unterwäsche-Marke

Arbeite als Kundenbetreuer von Zuhause aus in Bulgarien für eine international bekannte Unterwäsche-Marke


Chalet Host needed for winter season 23/24 in the French Alps!


Chef needed for winter season 23/24 in the French Alps!


Maintenance Technician needed for winter season 23/24 in the French Alps!

Australia offers many seasonal and temporary job opportunities! Hospitality work can easily be found in popular tourist areas such as Sydney, The Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast And Whitsunday Islands. In the main cities a variety of temporary laboring, construction, sales, customer service, office, retail and production jobs are also often available.

Jobs can be found during the winter ski season (June -October). Ski Resorts in Australia are in Victoria and New South Wales and include Falls Creek, Mount Hotham, Mt Baw Baw, Mt Buller, Perisher Blue, Selwyn Snowfields And Thredbo.

Every year the fruit industry employs thousands of seasonal workers to assist with the harvesting and packing of fruit crops. Employment in fruit industry is available year round.

Harvest Times And Regions:

  • Jan – July – South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales & Tasmania – Grapes, Citrus, Apples, Pears, Vegetables & Pruning
  • April – June – Southern & Central Queensland – Citrus, Apples, Bananas, Tomatoes
  • June – October – Victoria, New South Wales & Queensland – Citrus, Bananas & Vegetables
  • Sept – Nov – Northern Territory & North Western Australia – Strawberries, Cherries & Vegetables
  • Nov – Jan – New South wales & Queensland – Blueberries, Cherries, Citrus, Melons Bananas & Vegetables


Work is also in rural Australia on cattle and sheep stations.

Au Pairs usually need some childcare experience but won’t always need to be able to speak fluent English. Au pairs live with host families, looking after the children and perform basic domestic duties such as cleaning. Wages are often low but food and accommodation is usually included.

Oyster Worldwide programs in Australia provide you with all the skills you need to find a job. If you love the outdoors then the Outback program includes a comprehensive farm training course with a guaranteed job upon completion. But if the city is more your thing then the Sydney program combines exploring new places with learning all you need to know to find a city based job in Oz.

BUNAC Let BUNAC’s Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane offices help you to get any job, anywhere in Australia – leaving you to concentrate on having fun!

Xtreme Gap Year have plenty of Australia work and travel programs that can help you find a job and start making money down under as soon as you arrive.

Smaller Earth Offer Work and Travel in the Australian Outback and Work and Travel Australia Programs.

Traveltowork Can Assist With Setting Up A Bank Account In Australia Before You Leave Home.

Tax Back Can Assist With Claiming Tax Back If You Have Worked In Australia.

Voluntary Job Opportunities In Australia Include Conservation work, Heritage, Community Service, Health, Welfare, Conservation, Environment, Animal Welfare, Education, Emergency Services, Safety, Human Rights, Social Justice, Sports And Recreation.

Australia Visa Information: If you intend to visit Australia, on holiday, a business trip, to study, work, volunteer or as an emigrant you should get up to date and accurate information from the official website of the Australian Government Department Of Immigration.

For up to date information on visa requirements, you can also check with the Embassy or Consulate of Australia before you travel.