Employment Pathways

There are many ways to join us!  We offer a range of employment pathways throughout the year and welcome your application when these are open.  Please keep an eye out if you are interested in starting your career in a trade apprenticeship or office or other traineeship.



Trade based roles keep us moving! If you would like to commence a trade-based apprentice in trades like diesel fitting (mechanical engineering), small engineering mechanic, boilermaking and plumbing, we have annual intakes for these opportunities.

Apprentices are engaged for the life the study program and are provided opportunities for study block with the RTO and complete on-the-job learning.


Traineeships are your stepping stone into the workforce. A Traineeship with the Mount Isa City Council will be for a period of 12 months and it involves both on and off the job training through TAFE or another registered training organisation. 

Traineeships will be advertised as they become available. Please visit Current Opportunities.


Interested in a university degree, but want to work in the field as well? MICC supports those individuals who want just that.  We offer cadetships which go hand in hand with the appropriate university educational program and give you real-life experience in the field. Our cadetships are offered periodically in the following professions:

  • Engineering
  • Town planning
  • Accountancy
  • Environment health.

Work Experience 

Mount Isa City Council is able to offer unpaid Work Experience to local school students at various times throughout the year. If you are interested in undertaking Work Experience with Mount Isa City Council, please discuss this with your Careers Advisor at your school who will contact the Council on your behalf to source Work Experience opportunities.