LA Tourism Jobs Bank is gearing up to fill staff shortages in the Greater Geelong and Great Ocean Road areas over the summer season with the release of a new app.
The free smartphone app, created by Hi-er, is designed to amplify the promotion and dissemination of job vacancies in these regions and provide another free tool to support businesses looking for staff.
Job seekers can take vacancies in the tourism and hospitality sector in the Greater Geelong, Bellarine, Great Ocean Road and Grampians areas.
Within a week of its launch, there are already over 40 jobs advertised on the Tourism Jobs Bank app, ranging from reception and cleaning staff to hotel management positions.
Extra workers are needed every summer in the Greater Geelong and Great Ocean Road areas to help the tourism industry cope with the influx of visitors, and the app is intended to help job seekers find their ideal holiday gig and to take on essential tourist jobs before the peak season.
This is the latest initiative of the Tourism Jobs Bank, which was launched in October 2021 to help tourism and hospitality businesses in the region find qualified staff and offer training through regional organizations in order to ensure staff have a range of skills and can support businesses with payroll and staff. management systems.
“Attracting workers is the biggest challenge facing tourism operators right now, and we hope this app and integrated marketing campaign will help in some way to help businesses recruit ahead of time. summer,” said Liz Price, regional tourism general manager for Great Ocean Road. .
An integrated marketing campaign was launched to promote the breadth and depth of jobs available and help these regions stand out in a competitive market.
Young people, older workers and returning vacation-workers are key audiences encouraged to consider working in this part of the state this summer.
“The Tourism Jobs Bank campaign is helping to get the message across that from Greater Geelong to Portland and all the way to Halls Gap is a truly special part of the world to live, work and play,” said Tracy, Acting Executive Director of Tourism Greater. Geelong and The Bellarine. Carter said.
“If you’re looking for work, download the app, upload your skills and contact details, and give a ‘thumbs up’ to the companies you’d like to work for.
“Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism, Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine, and the Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions have partnered to deliver this scheme.
The Tourism Jobs Bank app can be downloaded on Android and iPhone devices.
For more information, visit tourismjobsbank.com.au.