Employment

Employment opportunities

There are a broad range of opportunities in the Wimmera Southern Mallee, not just in agriculture, but in a range of other industries including education, construction, retail and tourism. High-quality financial, legal and other professional services are also in high demand.

Agriculture and agribusiness opportunities are both on-farm and in the large-scale operations that work directly with our farm businesses, such as grain marketing, transport and freight, fertiliser and chemical sales, machinery sales and many more. There is an increasing range of roles for agronomists, sales representatives, administrators and logistics coordinators.

Health care provides many opportunities for nursing, doctors, dentists, allied health professionals, complementary health providers and other professional services required by any large organisation such as human resource management, accounting and legal. These include hospitals and practices services as well as aged care and support services. 

Local government opportunities abound for town planners, engineers, human resource managers, contracts and legal professionals, community engagement and administration.

Financial services with all of the large banks well-represented in the region, and a strong financial services sector that works with businesses from small and medium-sized through to multinationals.

Employment opportunities in the Wimmera Southern Mallee

Job Advocates

Jobs Victoria offers support to jobseekers in their communities. Job Advocates, based in the Wimmera Southern Mallee and across the state, will assist people who need help with finding work, or who are struggling with the impact of unemployment, to find the information, advice and additional support they need.

Employment agencies

Employment agencies can help you to find work, and may also help to provide training to upgrade your skills, or learn a new skill. You can make an appointment to see a recruitment consultant or check the job listings on their websites. Positions may also be advertised in local newspapers or via national website recruitment websites.

Specialist disability employment services

  • AXIS Employment provides high-quality Disability Employment Services. There are offices in Horsham 03 5381 1622 and Stawell 03 5381 1622
  • WDEA Works is a community focused, not-for-profit organisation offering Disability Employment Services (DES), job active programs, training (RTO), Social Enterprises, NDIS programs and activities. There are offices in Horsham 03 5382 6100 and Stawell 03 5358 2799.