Employment & Business Opportunities

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Employment possibilities are plentiful on Flinders Island; you simply need to know where and how to find them!

Local businesses are constantly on the lookout for competent staff, qualified tradespeople are in particularly high demand. Try looking through the Furneaux Business Directory or getting in touch with Council, who may be able to assist you in connecting your abilities with local businesses that are in need.

Our island location, which is less than an hour's flight from Melbourne and thirty minutes flight from Launceston, is a great base for people looking to get away from the stresses of everyday city life, while still having the conveniences of a metropolitan town close at hand. Flinders Island is already home to writers, consultants, and professionals in a wide range of industries, many of whom work from home while taking advantage of the many lifestyle benefits that island living has to offer.

You might want to consider relocating to the Furneaux Islands if you are an entrepreneur; the community has long been known as a haven for innovators and those who believe in the power of “can do” thinking. The region is full of opportunities for people who are brave, creative, and willing to work hard. Sometimes all it takes is a leap of faith!

Make an appointment now to speak with one of our friendly Flinders Council Officers. 


Here's a great opportunity to work on Flinders Island, one of Australia's secluded gems. Flinders is well known for its breathtaking landscapes, rich wildlife, close-knit community (and great Fishing).

Just an hour by plane from Melbourne and 35 minutes to Launceston, this position offers a chance to experience the best of island life.

The role will provide practical and technical expertise to Council on roads and road-related infrastructure, asset management, waste, quarries, and lead a great team of hardworking Works and Services staff.

Previous leadership experience is required, preferably within the Local Government sector. Strong communication skills and the ability to problem-solve are essential.

This is a full-time, permanent role, and the salary offered is subject to negotiation and dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Applications addressing the knowledge, skills & experience section and a current resume are required by COB on 1st September 2023. 

Applications should be marked “Confidential” and forwarded to:

Corporate Services Coordinator
Flinders Council
PO Box 40, Whitemark, TAS 7255
or via email to hr@flinders.tas.gov.au





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