Current Vacancies

Training & HR Coordinator

Cairns Based – Full or Part Time

Very quickly our managers and employees should say the new Training and HR Co-ordinator is awesome.  Always has a friendly can do attitude, finds solutions, provides outstanding internal service, is well organised, knows their stuff and has really helped me out.

If this sounds like you, then an opportunity exists to progress your Training and HR career in a diverse and hands on role.

Reporting to the HR Manager, the core focus of the position is to manage the design and implementation of our talent and training programs.  You will also assist in all elements of HR support to the business including recruitment, preparing employment contracts, supporting managers with HR processes and HR administration.

You will bring formal qualifications (Diploma or Degree) in Training, HR, Business or relevant business experience.  Ideally you will have experience in designing, delivering and co-ordinating training programs, have a working knowledge of Awards and employment conditions / entitlements and the skills and confidence to provide daily advice and guidance across the business.  Knowledge or experience in customer service, sales, technical and systems training and Traineeship management would also be highly regarded.

The position would suit a graduate with some relevant experience.  Equally an candidate with a strong career desire and willingness to undertake further studies could also excel in the position.

Contact David Cardiff on 07 4040 2270 for a confidential conversation and for a copy of the Position Description.

To apply Email: email/hr)(


Paint Centre - Cairns

Store Person & Retail Assistant – Perm F/T


An opportunity for an organised, safety and customer focussed store person and retail assistant in a high volume stock environment.  You will receipt and release goods both to customers and other branches.  You will also serve customers in the shop as required.  Must have forklift and manual car licence, computer skills and previous relevant experience.  Paint knowledge highly regarded.

Email: email/hr)( or drop your resume off at the relevant store.



Retail Assistants (Always Open for Expressions of Interest)

Applications for Retail Assistants for all of our stores are welcome at any time by sending your resume to email/hr)(

Candidates with a background in Building, Timber, Hardware, Fastners and Retail are encouraged to apply.

You must have a passion and demonstrated commitment to both customer service and safety.

Applications may also be posted to Human Resources, Cairns Hardware, PO Box 5553 Cairns 4870.


Cairns Hardware has an overriding commitment to health, safety, diversity and equal opportunity.

As part of our safety commitment we have a Drug and Alcohol policy, which includes regular testing.