Employment Opportunities

Work King IslandThere are always employment opportunities on King Island. The major employment sector is food processing, however many people are employed throughout the farming, fishing, kelp harvesting and tourism industries. The school, hospital, bank, and council offer professional and administrative prospects.

A number of workplaces on King Island offer the chance for a career path for people currently employed as unskilled labour.

The Australian Taxation Office allows a remote zone tax allowance, which offsets the extra cost of living in a remote area.

The major employers are King Island Dairy (cheese factory) and King Island Council.
King Island Dairy use the Skilled Group as an employment agency. Telephone 03 6433 2100.
King Island Council, can be contacted on 03 6462 9000.

King Island Courier is the first choice for employers and job seekers and can be contacted on 03 6462 1422.  There is also a Facebook page called King Island Community Noticeboard where job vacancies are advertised.

Due to the increase in tourism numbers there are often vacancies for hospitality workers.

There are many opportunities available for 'self-starters' on King Island. 

View current business opportunities on King Island.