There are currently 117 Other Miscellaneous Labourer jobs across the Employment Plus network.

Working as a Labourer

Average salary: $30,000 - $70,000

General Labourers include a wide variety of occupations, such as Bicycle Mechanics, Car Park Attendants, Crossing Supervisors, Electrical or Telecommunications Trades Assistants, Leaflet or Newspaper Deliverers, Mechanic’s Assistants, Railway Assistants, Sign Erectors, Ticket Collectors or Ushers, Trolley Collectors and Road Traffic Controllers.

If you’re good with your hands, fit and like being outdoors, labouring work may be the job for you.

The work will vary depending on what occupation category you fall under, however you should be comfortable with handling and moving heavy objects, and performing general labouring tasks.

Common duties

  • General labouring tasks and jobs, such as:
    • Car park operation and maintenance
    • Traffic control
    • Assisting electrotechnology and telecommunications workers with electric and telecommunications systems
    • Leaflet distribution
    • Bicycle assembly or repairs
    • Mechanical assistance
    • Signwriting and installation
    • Event ushering
    • Shopping trolley collection
  • Customer service: building and maintaining professional and client relationships
  • Handling and moving objects
  • Performing general labour

Experience and qualifications

  • No formal qualifications are required to work as a General Labourer, however, you may still be required to hold certain licenses, tickets or checks, such as:
    • NBN accreditation
    • Traffic control license
    • Construction induction card (white card)
    • Driver’s license
    • National police check
    • Blue card
    • Working with vulnerable people and children check
    • Elevated platform ticket
    • Working in confined spaces ticket
    • Forklift license
    • Telehandler ticket
  • Previous experience is not necessary, however will give you an edge.


  • Coordination
  • Critical thinking
  • Operation and control
  • Time management and organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills

Call 136 123 or email us to learn more and talk to someone about your eligibility.

Please note that we do experience peak times for phone calls, which could result in some time on hold. We aim to keep inconvenience to a minimum but please note that delays of several minutes are possible.

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