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Townsville City Council looks for staff ahead of busy event season

Townsville City Council looks for staff ahead of busy event season
August 3, 2023

Townsville City Council’s venues and events teams are looking for casual Venue Support Staff to provide support and assistance with the set up and delivery of local, state, national and international activities and events including regular bookings, major sporting and community events, festivals and other activities.

With Townsville City Council, having several positions needing to be filled ahead of a busy events period for the region, Council has invited university students, retirees, young people or anyone wanting casual work to apply for a role with Council's support team.

Council’s venue support team may be called on to help with some of the upcoming events like Carols by Candlelight, Christmas in the City, Talisman Sabre Community Day, Seniors Awards and Get Ready Townsville.

Mayor Jenny Hill said the team was responsible for making locations ready to host events, festivals and regular sporting activities.

Mayor Hill advised “Council delivers more than 60 community events each year, and the support team are important in helping to set them up.

“They also work every day of the week helping our sporting and community groups deliver activities in our stadiums and open spaces.

“We’ve put the call out to anyone looking for some part time work, a second job or wanting to get their foot in the door for a job at Council.

“Council is an award-winning employer, and over the weekend was named Large Employer of the Year for the North Queensland Region for the second consecutive year at the Queensland Training Awards.

“Several of our fulltime team members started their careers by working part time as a venue support officer, and I encourage anyone looking for an opportunity with Council to apply.”

Applications are open now and close on Sunday, 6th August.

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