Careers

See below for Current/Ongoing Opportunities:

CARPENTER / LEADING HAND OPPORTUNITY – FULL TIME

DO YOU WANT TO LEARN AND CONTRIBUTE TO THE LATEST CUTTING-EDGE SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TECHNIQUES?

We are looking for a versatile, qualified carpenter with an eye for producing high quality work and pushing boundaries.  You will have some experience across all aspects of carpentry.  You will have an interest in working with leading edge products and ideas as part of a team and be keen to learn.

We offer the opportunity to work on a range of projects, developments and the ability to progress, as the business grows, to leading hand/foreman if so desired.

The Sustainable Group is a progressive, award winning design and construction company that has been in the industry since 1994 and is dedicated to low energy, high quality homes & communities, embracing environmentally sensitive design.

Based in Brisbane and working in SEQ, western corridor & surrounding districts.

Do you have:

  • Relevant Australian Trade Qualification with strong CV, good referees and at least 2 years’ experience on top of carpentry apprenticeship.
  • MUST HAVE own reliable transport and hand tools
  • A professional outlook & good personal presentation
  • Great communication skills
  • The ability to work in a team or unsupervised
  • A flexible can-do attitude to solutions with common problem solving.
  • Willing to grow personally, as well as grow the company ethos.

For more information:  Contact (07) 3201 1177

To Apply: Forward your resume, cover letter and full details to marketing@sustainable.id.au.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

BUILDING / LANDSCAPE LABOURER — PERMANENT PART TIME

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE A MAJOR SUPPORT TO A PROGRESSIVE, QUALITY & DETAIL DRIVEN TEAM?

DO YOU WANT TO LEARN AND BE PART OF CUTTING-EDGE SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TECHNIQUES?

INTERESTED IN DEVELOPING YOUR SKILLS CONSTANTLY BY NEVER DOING THE SAME THING EVERY DAY?

This position is based out of our western suburbs’ Karana Downs office. 

This position would suit a person experienced in the landscaping, building, mechanical & jack of all trades industries.

Your role:

  • Will require (at times) to operate a small truck, utes, and to hold a minimum light rigid (LR) licence or ability to acquire one.
  • Practical navigation skills / knowledge as well as being mechanically minded is necessary.
  • This role presents an opportunity to learn skills & experience in operating site earth moving machines.

As a part of Sustainable, you will be part of a team.

Our work is diverse and you will be working with a variety of trades – predominantly carpenters – so there are huge opportunities for you to grow your own skills and advance within the building industry.

You will need to provide your own transport (preferably Ute) & basic Tools such as: wheelbarrow, shovel, hammer, nail bag, spanner set etc.

This position is open to anyone who is keen for consistent work & is willing to contribute their knowledge as well as learn.  

Advancement possibilities exist to the right person. Overqualified applicants will not be overlooked.

We require that you have a White Card or be eligible to obtain these.

For more information:  Contact (07) 3201 1177

To Apply: Forward your resume, cover letter and full details to marketing@sustainable.id.au.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

OFFICE ADMIN. — MYOB DATA ENTRY (BOOK KEEPER)

The position of Office Admin. MYOB Data Entry (Book Keeper), within a Design & Construction company, is based at the head office in Brisbane’s western suburbs in Karana Downs (4306). 

This position requires:

  • A minimum of 5 year’s in a similar position using MYOB
  • Have good communication skills
  • To be computer literate, have sound mathematical skills, high administration/organisational skills and be team focused in a small office
  • Be available to work normal hours

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for MYOB data entry for Accounts Receivable/Payable
  • Daily sales and Bank reconciliation in MYOB 
  • Preparing operations reports monthly
  • Maintaining a daily cash flow
  • Administration duties as required
  • Organised office management

Previous experience with using MYOB will be essential. You must be able to work without supervision, handle pressure and work to deadlines. Flexible hours for the right applicant.

If you are ready for the next step in your career and believe that you have the necessary skills to succeed in this role, then apply now!

To Apply:

Email your Resume & Cover Letter to marketing@sustainable.id.au.

Further Information:

If you have any queries, please contact us on (07) 3201 1177.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

ASSISTANT OPERATIONS MANAGER & CONTRACTS ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO ASSIST  & GROW YOUR CURRENT SKILLS TO BE ABLE TO TAKE ON FUTURE HIGH LEVEL ROLES & OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY?

Based in western Brisbane and working in SEQ and North-East NSW, we are seeking to appoint you as our Assistant Operations Manager & Contracts Administration Support and be a part of our exciting growth.

The Sustainable Group is a progressive, award winning Design & Construction company that has been in the industry since 1993 and is dedicated to high performing low energy, high quality homes & communities.

You are motivated by target & solution driven results — thus this role has built-in incentives for those outcomes.

Applications are sought from people with the following background and experience:

  • Hands-on building industry trade experience (not critical but favourable)
  • Proven people and team management skills
  • Effective and practical site and job planning skills
  • Understanding of quality building processes and systems

In addition, the following personal attributes are a must:

  • Self motivated and able to work unsupervised
  • Good at problem solving and sharing knowledge
  • Willing to lead and take personal responsibility
  • Value learning and personal growth in self and others
  • Values contribution to the growth of a successful business
  • Be able to work within a small team setting
  • Have sound computer skills (particularly Excel)
  • Be able to maintain an organised approach to all your tasks and office disciplines

For more information:  Contact (07) 3201 1177

To Apply: Forward your resume, cover letter and full details to marketing@sustainable.id.au.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

GROUNDS MANAGER / FARM HAND / HANDY MAN

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY?

DO YOU WANT TO UTILISE YOUR EXPERIENCE WITHIN AN INTERESTING MULTI-SKILLED ROLE, ASSISTING A FAMILY BUSINESS & TEAM TO GROW?

This position is based in the Southern Downs Region and surrounding areas. 

This position would suit someone with a minimum of 3 years’ experience as Grounds/Farm/Handy-Man.

You will be required to:

  • Maintain & improve property grounds – (e.g., fencing, garden maintenance, building repairs, machinery use & upkeep, etc.)
  • Direct and oversee general farming activities – (e.g., livestock health & performance, fertilising, pest & weed control, stock movement, record keeping, etc.)
  • Contribute to the farm policies and the annual development programmes & projects of the property
  • Liaise with management and contractors.

As Grounds Manager and Farm Hand, you will be part of a business team.

You will need to provide your own transport (4WD Ute) & basic tools to site.

You will be required to work a minimum of 5-days per week (on average & sequentially).

If needed, accommodation can be provided (you will be given the opportunity to discuss these options during an interview).

This position is open to anyone that is keen for consistent work & is willing to learn new ideas.  

Advancement possibilities exist to the right person.

For more information:  Call (07) 3201 1177

To Apply: Forward your resume, cover letter and full details to marketing@sustainable.id.au.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 
 

CERTIFICATE III IN CARPENTRY – APPRENTICESHIP

ARE YOU SEEKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY?

DO YOU WANT TO LEARN AND CONTRIBUTE TO THE LATEST CUTTING-EDGE SUSTAINABLE BUILDING TECHNIQUES?

We are looking for an enthusiastic, focused and hard-working individual for the position to complete a carpentry apprenticeship with our team.

This position is based out of our office in the western suburbs of the Brisbane region & surrounding districts. 

This role would suit a person who is interested in exploring the building, construction and landscaping industry, who is prepared to commit to a role that can contribute to developing your personal skills, future employment credentials and possible long-term position advancements within the company as you grow.

As a part of Sustainable, you will be part of a team.

Our work is diverse and you will be working with a variety of trades – predominantly carpenters – so there are huge opportunities for you to grow your own skills.

You will need to provide your own transport (or arrangements can be made if you do not have a license).

This position is open to anyone who is keen for consistent work & is willing to contribute and learn.  

We require that you have a White Card or be eligible to obtain this.

For more information:  Contact (07) 3201 1177

To Apply: Forward your resume, cover letter and full details to marketing@sustainable.id.au.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

OFFICE ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANCE

ARE YOU WANTING STIMULATING PART-TIME WORK?

We are wanting an experienced multi-tasking mature administration officer with a high level of integrity & trust.

Sustainable Pty Ltd is a design & construction company dedicated to building communities with long term targets of zero environment impact by a responsible design lead approach and based in Karana Downs. If you are local and tired of travel and daily traffic community, and want an opportunity to step back from full-time corporate life, you may be who we are looking for. Over experienced persons will not be ruled out. 

Roles will include but not exclusive of:

  • Initial point of contact for client enquiries (good PR skills)
  • Work with CEO on all aspects & regular reporting & PA tasks
  • General administrative duties
  • Administer assistance for other staff members
  • Strong marketing interest & understanding importance of business development
  • Website updating & keeping regular articles submitted
  • Basic level of accounts management – wages, suppliers, data entry
  • Excited by Industry leadership and continual product improvement

The position would be 15-20 hours per week either taken as 3 days/week but flexible for the right person. 

In return, we will offer a friendly work environment, an attractive remuneration fitting of skills & flexibility with working hours.

We will only accept serious applicants for this role that have the above skills. 

For more information:  Contact (07) 3201 1177

To Apply: Forward your resume, cover letter and full details to marketing@sustainable.id.au.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

ONGOING EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST:

If you have reviewed our website, are open to sharing knowledge and believe that your skills and experience will add to our team we are interested in hearing from you. 

Contact us on (07) 3201 1177 or forward an outline of your details to reception@sustainable.id.au 

Phone: (07) 3201 1177