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Careers at Aurizon

We are always on the lookout for talented people to join our team who are delivering for our customers and supporting our operations.

We believe in our people being close to our operations and our customers. More than 4000 of our team live and work in regional towns and communities.

Offering diverse career opportunities

Building an inclusive workforce

At Aurizon, we are driven by our values.
Safety is our core value. When you work at Aurizon, you know that your safety is the Company’s number one priority. We have a relentless focus towards ZEROHarm in the workplace.

We have the courage to do the right thing and conduct business with highest ethical standards and integrity.

At Aurizon, we strive to be the first choice for our customers and consistently deliver what we promise.

We set and achieve ambitious goals and display excellence by creating value for our stakeholders through collaboration and innovation.

We value our people and we seek diverse perspectives. Regardless of your cultural background, age, education, gender, gender identity, sexuality, experience, you will be respected for your ideas and contribution to the Company. We believe the best workplaces are inclusive, where everybody feels safe to speak up is able ‘to bring their whole selves to work’ to achieve their full potential. Visit our Diversity web page to find out more.

Giving back to our communities

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General Recruitment FAQs

  • Applications must be applied through our website. If you do not have access to an internet connection, we recommend public services such as your nearest library. Visit the Search Jobs page to search for current advertised roles.
  • Australian citizens or applicants with permanent residency are eligible to apply for a position with Aurizon unless otherwise stated.
  • You will require a current CV / resume and/or cover letter. Depending on the type of position you are applying for, you may be asked to supply additional supporting documentation.
  • You can continue to edit your application at any time prior to the position closing date through your profile. If you wish to update a submitted application, please contact the employment centre help desk on 13 23 32. Applications not completed before the closing date will not be accepted. If you have forgotten your password visit the existing applicant login page and select the Don't know your password? link to retrieve it.
  • You can login at any stage to update your personal details including contact information and your CV / resume.
  • You can login to your personal profile and click "view application" to check the status of your application.
  • Psychometric assessments are used as one component of our recruitment process. In accordance with Aurizon’s Zero Harm policy, there is a minimum level of achievement required from those candidates completing testing for roles that are identified as “safety critical”.
  • Research has shown that these assessments provide a fair and objective measure of future on-the-job performance and this cannot be accurately obtained from other aspects of the recruitment process.
  • Yes. All applicants who complete Psychometric Assessments for selection purposes are entitled to receive verbal feedback on their results. However, candidates will need to await confirmation of the outcome of their application prior to seeking feedback.
  • Positions are advertised based on the growing demands of our business. To ensure you don’t miss out on future career opportunities, register for our Job Alerts
  • Yes, provided the position matches your interest and qualifications you are eligible to apply. A separate online application is required for each advertised position.
  • Attachments cannot exceed 2Mb in size. Tips to help reduce your attachments include:

    Use JPEG format for images and set your file export for web or email quality.

    In newer versions of MS Word you can click ‘Compress Pictures’ on the Picture toolbar.

    Mac users: Make sure you save your document with an extension. When saving in Microsoft Word, ensure the "Append file extension" checkbox is ticked.

  • You will receive a confirmation email (to your registered email address) from Aurizon advising that your application has been received. If you do not receive this email, please check your spam filters or contact us.
  • A valid email address is required before applying for any advertised positions. Free email services are available with Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo.
  • You may be. We use a variety of assessments, which are selected based on the skills required for the role you are applying for. In line with our Zero Harm policy, testing is mandatory for any safety critical position.
  • Depending on what role you are applying for, testing can take up to three hours to complete and may be available online.
  • Aurizon selects assessments which measure abilities and preferences that are important to the role you are applying for. Some of these may include; problem solving ability, verbal and numerical reasoning ability and personality preferences.
  • Psychometric Assessment results are strictly confidential. Access to candidates results is restricted to those who are directly involved in the recruitment process.

Aurizon Employment Opportunities

Aurizon does not offer unsolicited work from home opportunities in Australia or overseas. We are aware that fraudulent employment offers may be made via email by people claiming to be employees or representatives of Aurizon. Please be advised that these communications are fraudulent and are not sent from anyone within or affiliated with Aurizon. 

Aurizon only advertises job opportunities on endorsed channels including the Aurizon website, Aurizon social media channels, and Australian job boards. If you are in doubt of whether your communication regarding an Aurizon job opportunity is genuine, please contact

Unauthorised access of third party vendor IT system

Aurizon uses PageUp's cloud-based software for recruitment activites. In 2018, PageUp notified Aurizon that there has been unauthorised activity on their IT systems.

Aurizon encourages individuals who have provided personal information into the PageUp system to read the statement on its website here:  for further information.