Finding a Job

Less time to commute, more time for fun

There are 13,155 jobs in Goulburn Mulwaree across a wide range of industry sectors. Many of these workers live within five minutes’ drive of their workplace. Can you imagine being able to go home to your own veranda for lunch? Less time commuting means more time for you, your family and friends, which is good for the environment and your budget too! 

Major employers in Goulburn and the surrounding region include:  

  • NSW Police Academy
  • Greater Southern Area Health Service 
  • Goulburn Correctional Centre
  • Goulburn Mulwaree Council
  • Southern Meats
  • Divall’s Bulk Haulage & Earthmoving
  • Coles Supply Chain

The Goulburn region has 2,360 local businesses, with the highest employment in Health Care & Social Assistance, Retail Trade and Public Administration & Safety. From 2011 – 2016, the fastest growing sectors in terms of employment were Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing (+230 jobs), Health Care & Social Assistance (+184), Electricity Gas Water & Waste Services (+93) Administrative & Support Services and Manufacturing (+61). In terms of numbers of businesses, the growth is in the sectors of Construction (+35 businesses) and Financial & Insurance Services (+12), based on 2016 Census data.

Our low unemployment levels mean that you shouldn’t have too much trouble getting a job here. To find out what’s currently available check the Jobseeker Websites (enter ‘Goulburn’ into the location menu): 

Can’t find the job you’re looking for in Goulburn right now? The region is a net exporter of labour.

According to the 2016 Census, 17.9% of working residents travel outside Goulburn Mulwaree for work, primarily to the ACT.

If you don’t mind soaking up a bit of scenery on your way to and from work each day, in under an hour you could be in either the Southern Highlands or Canberra, our Nation’s capital, rubbing shoulders with some of the most highly-paid people in the country.Need care for your children while you head to work? Goulburn enjoys a variety of high quality, affordable and available childcare, preschool and outside school hours care choices. For detailed information about various childcare providers, go to: https://www.childcarefinder.gov.au/ 

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