Work in WA


Western Australia is one of the most biologically diverse regions in the world. It’s no surprise that the state produces some of the most dynamic and fresh local food and the best wines in the world. Coupled with our diverse landscapes and tourist attractions, WA has so much to offer job seekers in tourism and hospitality.

Our state is filled with culinary innovation, cultural exploration, and endless opportunities. You’ll be spoilt for choice with a diverse range of roles that suit your interests. Think bartending and waitressing to managing a hotel or running tours.

Currently, there are more than 100,000 people employed in tourism and hospitality in WA. Nearly half are young people under the age of 24, and nearly one-third are international workers.

By choosing a career in WA, you’ll meet people from all walks of life and from across the world. Then when you clock off, you can explore WA’s extraordinary experiences or enjoy our relaxed, laidback lifestyle. Watch the videos below to find out more about what the WA tourism and hospitality industry can offer you.

Not sure where to start? Read our new Careers Guide here and watch the below career videos to see where working in tourism and hospitality can take you. 

Cook flavours of the region as a head chef like Toby

There are so many doors open to you, from bakeries to breweries, not to mention clubs and hotels. How about cooking in a unique and immersive culinary adventure in the heart of the Australian outback? After 16 years living and working overseas, Toby and Marie found a work-life balance right here in this charming station stay.

“It’s a real family-feel. Everyone chips in where they have to. It’s a really unique place to work.”Toby Fisher, Head Chef at Bullara Station; The Table, Exmouth

Work your way around WA in regional paradise like Jean and Iian

Step outside into your office! As a supervisor, manager, receptionist or grounds person of a holiday or caravan park, glamping resort or eco retreat, every day could be spent working in one of WA’s most iconic locations.

“We plan on making our way down the coastline because there are a lot opportunities here and we are just really enjoying what Western Australia has to offer.” Jean Willmot & Iian Stimson, Receptionist & Groundskeeper at RAC Cable Beach Holiday Park

Drive adventure seekers around town like Michael

There are endless opportunities waiting for you in Western Australia. You’ll find the change of pace a refreshing contrast to what you’re used to. Plus you can’t beat our weather, it’s always summer somewhere.

“I never thought I’d be able to do the commentary… its been really good getting to meet all the people. They’re always on holiday and always happy.”Mick Smith, Coach Driver for Willie Creek Pearl Farm



There’s a world outside your door just waiting to explore, from the coast to the outback, the city to the regions. Take a deep dive into this fascinating industry to find out what roles fit with your passions. And get some inspiration from those who have already taken the leap – and are reaping the rewards.




Tell us how you spend your days. What do you do?

I’m a meeter and greeter, I used to guide the tours now does the meet and greet as people come in down at the Princess Royal Fortress Military Museum (the Forts). I used to volunteer 7 days a week, I then moved to a couple of days a week, now I only do four hours a week on a Sunday morning.

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What do you love most about the industry?

When I discovered tourism and found out I could actually get paid to travel, my Dad’s words rang in my ears. He said to me once a long time ago “Sue, the luckiest people in the world are those that find something they’re passionate about and then find someone to pay them to do it”. It took me a long time, but I’m finally there Dad!

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Tell us how you spend your days. What do you do?

Each day brings different situations and challenges; but typically, my day commences with reviewing and preparing for our VIP arrivals and departures, our scheduled functions and the general ins and outs of the day. Once all my admin duties are completed, I work with my team on the floor to review all guests’ requests and transport requirements. Our goal is to meet and farewell all guests and assist them to the extent possible while they’re with us.

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Tell us how you spend your days. What do you do?

My days are spent enjoying the best job in the world whilst I host guests on our Signature 4 Day walk on the Cape to Cape track. I love being a Lead/Head Guide and sharing this special corner of the world with our guests. Over 4 days we show case the best of the Cape to Cape walking 42 km and ending each day with beautiful accommodation, wines and food.

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Tell us how you spend your days. What do you do?

I spend my days at the caravan park doing front office administration, simply put I’m working on bookings and communicating with and managing guests. I’ll jump into cleaning too if needed.

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