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Job Outlook

There are more types of jobs in Victoria than you might think about

The Victorian Government is planning for the future to avoid problematic skills shortages. Professional skills are in high demand, which leads to great choice and variety when it comes to looking for jobs in Victoria. Skills are particularly sought in the following areas:

  • engineering
  • health and aged care
  • information technology
  • policy
  • project management
  • sciences.

Skilled overseas workers may also wish to seek jobs in Victoria

Victoria is experiencing skill shortages in many industries. The Skilled and Business Migration Program is therefore committed to attracting skilled and business migrants, to fill the skill shortages that cannot be filled locally.

The Skilled and Business Migration Program includes initiatives to increase skilled and business migration to Victoria - particularly to rural and regional areas. It also assists recently arrived overseas-qualified professionals enter the Victorian workforce. There are attractive career pathways available for any person interested in jobs in Victoria.

Keen to find jobs in Victoria? Consider working with the Victorian Government

Victoria is a great place to live and is rich in diverse cultures and a high standard of living. If you have been searching for general jobs in Victoria it would certainly be worth your while looking into employment within the Victorian Public Service or the Victorian public sector.

We recognise the skills, knowledge, diversity and energy of our employees are our biggest assets. The Victorian Government values expertise and encourages innovation. That's why our employees benefit from great pay and conditions, as well as various opportunities for professional development.

A great thing about working in the Victorian public sector is the opportunities available to develop your career, learn new skills or even change your career. There are lots of opportunities for promotion and to move around the sector - so you can have a variety of jobs in Victoria within the one career path.

Your work/life balance is also important to us. When you work for the Victorian Government, we do our best to provide the flexibility you need to combine work with your other commitments. This may be through part-time work, working from home options, job sharing and the various leave provisions available to Victorian public sector employees.