Cadetship Program

Are you or one of your loved ones studying Engineering?

Cassowary Coast Regional Council is seeking expressions of interest from engineering students to join our cadetship program.

Gain practical, hands-on experience by working alongside industry professionals and learn first-hand how a Council operates its Engineering fields.

Cadetship Program

Program Inclusions

Diverse Exposure: As a Local Government, we manage a variety of infrastructure, including water and sewage treatment plants, roads, drainage pathways, sewer and water networks, asset management, civil design and master planning & project delivery

Exciting Projects: Council is undertaking a number of exciting projects over the next 12 – 24 months. You will gain exposure to each of these, providing you with the opportunity to gain practical knowledge. Projects include:

  • Port Hinchinbrook New Sewage Treatment Plant
  • New 5.2 ML reservoir
  • New Sewage Pumping Station
  • Renewal of over 5km of water main
  • CBD revitalisations
  • Constructing Bridges and Culverts
  • Expanding our Pathway networks
  • Upgrading and renewing Roads
  • Port Hinchinbrook Dredging
  • Innisfail CBD Stage 1 Priority Project
  • Mission Beach CBD upgrade
  • Renewal of stormwater infrastructure

Develop Knowledge & Skills: Our cadetship program includes on-the-job learning, technical and professional training, role rotations, mentoring, and development opportunities that will provide you with highly valuable industry knowledge and skills

Scholarship & Opportunities to Earn while Studying: Successful candidates will receive $16- $24,000 Scholarship funding and paid holiday work over two to three years

An opportunity to secure a career in Council: Stay local and use your engineering qualification to make a difference in our Cassowary Coast community.

Eligibility Criteria

  • You must currently be studying engineering at university (civil or mechanical engineering)
  • You must be from the Cassowary Coast region
  • You must be an Australian Citizen
  • You must be available to do 8 weeks of (paid) work placement each year

To apply for a cadetship please click on the link and complete the Cadetship Application Form.