Employment Specialists

“Our Vision: Meaningful employment and support for all clients; adding value to the people we serve, their families & communities.”

“Our Mission: We create and drive inclusive, people-centred employment opportunities, utilising the best available techniques to improve the prosperity and lives of jobseekers, employers & communities.”


We understand the challenges that local businesses face, in recruiting and maintaining a skilled and productive team.


Our Services

We have the skills, networks and facilities to give individuals the best possible chance of securing and retaining employment.

Disability Employment
Labour Hire
Harvest Trail


We are making a direct and economic difference to our communities by investing in Business Enterprises.



Coronavirus (COVID-19) announcement

As per the Australian Government advice in order to protect the health and safety of our customers and employees our services are currently being delivered via telephone.

If you are a job seeker wanting support or information the best way to contact us is by email to the appropriate site or phone on 1800 354 414. If you are an employer seeking information on subsidies that we can assist with or recruitment needs please email mareeba@qite.com or phone 1800 354 414.


Harvest Work

Harvest Work – When looking for harvest work, please do not go directly to farms. You must first contact a Harvest Trail Services (HTS) provider or the employer listed in the job advertisement. Please call us on 1800 354 414 or for further information please go to https://jobsearch.gov.au/harvest

Why register with Q.I.T.E?


We are the largest employment provider in the region, servicing from Cardwell to Mossman, Cairns and the Atherton Tablelands as well as Bowen and Ayr.


We currently have 80 staff across 10 locations. We can provide transport from the Q.I.T.E. offices (Mareeba and Atherton) to employees’ workplaces (for a fee).


We are a not for profit, community based employment and training organisation with over 30 years experience in placing unemployed people in the workforce.