Administration Traineeship-Curtis Island LNG Indigenous Careers

Job Description

Curtis Island LNG Indigenous Careers

Administration Traineeship

Shell's QGC business have unique relationships with Traditional Owner groups across the Curtis Island LNG Facilities operating footprint. This includes the Bailai, Gooreng Gooreng, Gurang and Taribelang Bunda peoples. We strongly encourage applications from these Traditional Owners groups.

Programmed Training Services, in partnership with Shell's QGC business are working together to create career opportunities open to local Gladstone residents that identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander job seekers under special measures related to employment legislative Acts.

The traineeship includes hands-on practical experience, as well as some classroom lessons. Most of the traineeship will be carried out on Curtis Island, with the classroom experience to be held in Gladstone.

This is a great opportunity for successful candidates to receive on the job training as well as a qualification. You will be learning from experienced professionals first hand, helping you to jump start your career in the natural gas industry.

This traineeship will provide you with a comprehensive practical and theoretical base to develop your administrative skills. You will be involved in running and coordinating the day-to-day administrative duties of an organisation. Traditionally, an administrative assistant job description highlights the importance of organisation skills, communication skills and the capacity to manage several tasks or requests simultaneously.


Throughout your traineeship, you will gain skills and experience across multiple areas including the following tasks.

  • Process payroll
  • Maintain financial records
  • Handle receipt and dispatch of information
  • Maintain business resources
  • Organise schedules
  • Maintain business to business relationships
  • Support marketing and promotional activities
  • Use social media and online tools
  • Organise workplace information
  • Use knowledge management systems
  • Taking notes and minutes in meetings
  • Ordering and taking stock of office supplies
  • Being a point of contact for a range of staff and external stakeholders
  • Preparing documents for meetings and business trips
  • Processing and directing mail and incoming packages or deliveries

Duration and training

This traineeship is for 12 months and training will take place in Gladstone. This training will be a mix of on-line & face to face learning as well as in the workplace activities. You will learn from experienced people and be supported by the Programmed team.


On successful completion of your traineeship with Programmed, you will receive:

  • Certificate II Business Administration


In order to be considered as a potential candidate for a Business Administration Traineeship with Programmed, you will have:

  • A commitment to embracing a Zero Harm safety culture
  • A positive attitude, self-motivation and desire to learn new skills
  • Ability to take direction from supervisors and to ask questions
  • Good listening and communication skills
  • Interest in developing a career in the natural gas industry
  • Ability to get to the LNG facility ferry terminal to travel to Curtis Island

Each trainee will receive

  • Experience in a world class organisation with first class facilities
  • On-the-job training and support from highly skilled and experienced people
  • Round the clock support from a dedicated trainee mentor
  • A structured training program through a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)
  • A nationally recognised qualification
  • A solid foundation to build a successful career in the Gladstone region

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Applications close 22nd May 2022

Who we are

As one of Australia's largest employers, we work with great companies all around Australia and New Zealand to give you the best opportunities to work when and where you want to.

At Programmed, we are committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment which values and respects diverse styles, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

We welcome and encourage women, people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent and people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

So it's over to you. If you would like to join our team, APPLY now.

To learn more about working with Programmed, we encourage you to visit our website.