A career with the Department of Energy and Public Works (EPW) offers the opportunity to work and learn in a diverse environment. We employ people from across Queensland in a wide variety of trades and professions.
We are committed to achieving an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourage applications from:
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,
- people from culturally diverse backgrounds and
- people with a disability.
The department is also a member of:
- the Australian Network on Disability - a national network of organisations committed to advancing the inclusion of people with disability in all aspects of business
- Diversity Council Australia - Australia’s independent not-for-profit peak body leading diversity and inclusion in the workplace
- Pride in Diversity - Australia’s not-for-profit employer support program for all aspects of LGBTI workplace inclusion, dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of LGBTI people by reducing exclusion, invisibility, homophobia and stigma in the workplace.
EPW has joined forces with some of Australia’s leading businesses, sporting bodies, and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) to support the national ’Racism. It stops with me’ campaign. Our organisation is committed to preventing racism and pledged to undertake activities to support the campaign.
Join the department
We advertise vacancies on the Queensland Government’s Smart Jobs and Careers portal.
The department offers you a unique opportunity to build your career with Queensland Government. We recruit across a range of disciplines with all current opportunities available on the Queensland Government Graduate Portal.
QBuild apprenticeships provide a pathway to education, training and jobs for young people leading to a skilled, trade-qualified workforce for the future – and a sustainable building and construction industry.
In 2018-19, we provided opportunities for 40 full time and two school-based apprentices across Queensland in plumbing, painting, electrical, refrigeration mechanical, carpentry and stonemasonry.
From 2020-22, QBuild will provide a further 60 apprenticeship opportunities across the state. QBuild has engaged plumbing, carpentry, refrigeration mechanical, painting and electrical apprentices in two intakes over 2020 and 2021. Future positions will be advertised on the Queensland Government’s SmartJobs website.
- Last updated:
- 13 August 2021