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Hi folks!

 

Me and my wife are going to arrive at Perth in few months. Both of us are professionals but since we are going to be fresh immigrants, I assume that it will take us some time to find some decent jobs.

Hence, I'd like to find some temporary job to support ourselves while we are looking for permanent one.

 

So I wonder whether there are some sites, newspapers or some other local media where such temporary (or non-professional) jobs are offered?

 

Any related ideas are greatly appreciated!

 

 

Thanks!

Eugene S

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Hi folks!

 

Me and my wife are going to arrive at Perth in few months. Both of us are professionals but since we are going to be fresh immigrants, I assume that it will take us some time to find some decent jobs.

Hence, I'd like to find some temporary job to support ourselves while we are looking for permanent one.

 

So I wonder whether there are some sites, newspapers or some other local media where such temporary (or non-professional) jobs are offered?

 

Any related ideas are greatly appreciated!

 

 

Thanks!

Eugene S

 

 

http://www.seek.com.au is a pretty good site for a variety of types of jobs. These will be a combination of full time and contract positions.

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Hi folks!

 

Me and my wife are going to arrive at Perth in few months. Both of us are professionals but since we are going to be fresh immigrants, I assume that it will take us some time to find some decent jobs.

Hence, I'd like to find some temporary job to support ourselves while we are looking for permanent one.

 

So I wonder whether there are some sites, newspapers or some other local media where such temporary (or non-professional) jobs are offered?

 

Any related ideas are greatly appreciated!

 

 

Thanks!

Eugene S

 

Ya, I am in the same position, but my OH has a job already (nearly). Should be moving in Jan but have read somewhere on this site about bus driving jobs around perth with veolia transport, pretty good money, clean work. (so it seems) May be an agent sexing up the job to get more applicants! I am thinking of going for the full 'C' licence before I go. Would cost €1000 and take at least 2 months, Is it worth it?

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Ya, I am in the same position, but my OH has a job already (nearly). Should be moving in Jan but have read somewhere on this site about bus driving jobs around perth with veolia transport, pretty good money, clean work. (so it seems) May be an agent sexing up the job to get more applicants! I am thinking of going for the full 'C' licence before I go. Would cost €1000 and take at least 2 months, Is it worth it?

 

 

the full 'C' class licence is the one for cars only in WA.

i expect that you know... but just in case; buses need an "F" class licence (unless they have changed the letter..again).

something to ask the agent re: the bus jobs, is this: are drivers expected/asked to work split shifts, ie: work 5am till 10 AM and then 5pm till 8 pm on the same day? i only mention it because a friend of mine was told he had to do this while driving for the state run bus company Transperth. but it was years ago now...

re: the $1000 licence... where are you thinking of doing the training? who is asking for this money? what exactly does it give you? is it transferable to a WA licence?

i only ask as there are plenty of thieving scammers around.

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the full 'C' class licence is the one for cars only in WA.

i expect that you know... but just in case; buses need an "F" class licence (unless they have changed the letter..again).

something to ask the agent re: the bus jobs, is this: are drivers expected/asked to work split shifts, ie: work 5am till 10 AM and then 5pm till 8 pm on the same day? i only mention it because a friend of mine was told he had to do this while driving for the state run bus company Transperth. but it was years ago now...

re: the $1000 licence... where are you thinking of doing the training? who is asking for this money? what exactly does it give you? is it transferable to a WA licence?

i only ask as there are plenty of thieving scammers around.

 

Thanks Dave,

In Ireland, the full 'C' licence is good for all ridgid heavy goods vehicles. I currently have a provisional. I think the WA equivalent is the 'HR' licence. From the WA transport website I think they are mutually transferable (maybe after a practical test). The cost in Ireland is up to €1000, maybe €6-700 if you only need a few test runs and can use the truck for the test, and the cost of the test itself, it all adds up.

Meanwhile I'm finishing my degree in controls and automation, any work in that area around WA? Not much in the way of experience tho, will be starting at graduate level.

Basically, throw enough at the wall, something might stick!

Cheers.

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