Careers

Porters is a large, progressive and diverse company with a number of employment opportunities across a wide range of disciplines.

At Porters, we understand our team is the ‘key to our success’ and we enthusiastically support our valuable employees. We understand that a quality lifestyle is important in any industry and we work hard to ensure our employees have the opportunity to enjoy a healthy mix of career and lifestyle. We happily work in conjunction with our employees to develop existing skills and develop career opportunities within the company.

Please view the current vacancies below:

WANTED: Ex Tradespeople, Skilled Hardware & DIY People

Porters are aiming to be the knowledge powerhouse of all things building trade and hardware DIY.
We’re looking for experienced people with knowledge and skills in DIY, ex-tradies, carpenters and general Jack or Jill of-all-trades.
Are you recently retired from the building trade sector and looking for a new challenge? Are you keen to help customers with their building projects? We’d love to hear from you. Flexible hours available.
Please give Nicci a call on 49673346, no resume required – we’d love to chat.

Trade Specialist – Porters Mitre 10 Whitsunday Trade Centre
Position requirements:
* Excellent customer service skills and strong customer focus.
* Previous experience in internal sales roles with exposure to trade, building products sales would be advantageous.
* Ability to communicate and work effectively within a team, with strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
* Energetic, helpful and of cheerful disposition.
* Diligence with the ability to think outside the box.

Duties & Responsibilities include:
* Exceptional customer service.
* Preparation of quotes and conversion to orders.
* Receiving and taking orders in person and over the phone.
* Co-ordinate with purchasing team and searching for speciality products.
* Reconciling customer invoice and pricing queries.
* Follow up quotes, phone calls and emails.
* Supporting operations team and other members including Sales Reps.
* This position is an initial 12 month contract, with opportunity to lead to long-term employment. Close date: 15th November 2017. Please send through your resume to, or for more information contact Nicci Sweet, HR Advisor at [email protected]


Operations Manager, Retail – Porters Mitre 10 Marian
Position requirements:
* Retail experience at management level min 3 years.
* Strong Commercial acumen.
* Ability to problem solve and use lateral thinking.
* A willingness to learn and continuously improve.
* Able to contribute and work in a team environment, with strong communication and relationship building skills.
* Flexibility and willingness to assist in all areas of business.

Duties and Responsibilities
* Day to day management of store requirements
* Participation in budget and forecast processes and reviews.
* Customer Focus – dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.
* Build and lead high performing teams.
* Store presentation and house keeping.
* Workplace health and safety leadership.
* Identify key customers and market segments for business growth.
* Develop and maintain policies and processes to support the customer development, business development and sales functions.
* Undertake research to understand the local and broader market economic conditions, industry trends and competitive environment and undertake operations and sales activities accordingly.
* Please send through your resume to, or for more information contact Nicci Sweet, HR Advisor at [email protected]

Storeman / Goods Inwards Assistant – Porters Manufacturing Divisions, Glenella
Position requirements:
* Must have forklift ticket, be able to perform basic administration skills and be physically fit.
* Must take pride in work area and enjoy varied tasks.
* Please send through your resume to, or for more information contact Nicci Sweet, HR Advisor at [email protected]

Trade Centre Sales Support, Building Trade Centre – Porters Mitre 10 Mackay
Position requirements:
* Previous Trade experience coupled with good administrative skills.
* The role is varied and requires someone who is willing to learn and works well as part of a team.
* A great opportunity to join our busy Building Supplies Division.
* Please send through your resume to, or for more information contact Nicci Sweet, HR Advisor at [email protected]

MR Driver – Porters Mitre 10 Mackay
Position requirements:
* Physically fit
* Experienced in MR driving
* Please send through your resume to, or for more information contact Nicci Sweet, HR Advisor at [email protected]

Senior Casual Retail Assistant – Porters Mitre 10 Sarina
Position requirements:
* Retail experience
* Forklift licence is desirable but not essential
* Available to work weekends
* Mackay region based
* Please send through your resume to, or for more information contact Nicci Sweet, HR Advisor at [email protected]

Experienced drivers with MR licence – Porters Mitre 10 Whitsunday Trade
Position requirements:
* Forklift licence is desirable but not essential
* Please send through your resume to, or for more information contact Nicci Sweet, HR Advisor at [email protected]

Team members are employed under a Porters Enterprise Agreement which recognises achievement and allows flexibility.

A strong and vibrant social and welfare club operates within the company to promote cooperation and good fellowship between team members and their respective families.

Our motto, “Can Do” is a part of every aspect of our business and we actively seek employees who adopt this attitude.

We are always looking for exceptional staff to join the Porters team. Please submit your resume to:

Porters Human Resources
Email: [email protected]
Mail: PO BOX 34, Mackay Q 4740