aboriginal employment opportunities

Chevron is focused on delivering employment opportunities for Aboriginal Australians.

We have developed an Education to Employment Framework that offers a pipeline of opportunities to Aboriginal people who have the right skills and knowledge to commence a rewarding career in the energy and resource sector.

All applicants must create a new candidate profile to apply.

opportunities for entry level candidates

aboriginal cadetship program

Chevron's Aboriginal Cadetship Program includes a paid vacation work program offering an opportunity to gain valuable insight into the culture of the company and experience the wide range of career opportunities available. 

Successful applicants will gain invaluable on-the-job experience and a study allowance for students enrolled at university in an engineering, science or business discipline.

Applications for Chevron Australia’s 2021 Aboriginal Cadetship program are open from 1 March to 2 May 2021. We encourage motivated and talented students to apply for the following disciplines:

  • Engineering
  • Earth science – geology, geophysics
  • Data science
  • Information technology
  • Drilling and completions
  • Health, safety and environment
  • Corporate affairs
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Health and medical
  • Strategy, planning and commercial

aboriginal schools scholarship program

This program provides scholarships of up to four years that support Aboriginal students studying at secondary school. The Aboriginal Schools Scholarship Program can lead to Chevron's Aboriginal Traineeship Program or Aboriginal Cadetship Program.

aboriginal traineeship program

The Aboriginal Traineeship Program offers jobs that combine practical experience at work with a structured training program and leads to a nationally recognised qualification. The duration of a traineeship can range from 12 to 24 months, with trainees completing relevant qualifications anywhere from a Certificate II up to a Diploma level. The specific area of study will depend on the opportunities available in the business at the time of hire.

wheatstone operations aboriginal employment program (WOAEP)

WOAEP provides Aboriginal people living in Onslowthe opportunity to access a local program to develop skills, gain experience and qualifications for employment in the operations phase at the Wheatstone LNG Plant or with contractors supplying services to the Wheatstone LNG Plant.

horizons graduate development program

A five-year program open to university graduates with less than five years' professional experience, that helps develop employee competency through technical training, mentoring and practical experience.

apprenticeship program

We have a number of opportunities on offer including a Mechanical Fitting Apprenticeship (4 years), Electrical/Instrumentation Apprenticeship (4 years), Warehouse Operations Traineeship (2 years), Business Administration Traineeship (2 years) and Process Operator Traineeship (2 years).

opportunities for experienced candidates

We are interested in hearing from Aboriginal Australians who already have industry experience, as well as from those who have aspirations to work within the oil and gas industry that may have relevant experience in other industries.

To view current availabilities please visit our recruitment portal.

ongoing support

Chevron offers various culturally-appropriate programs which provide Aboriginal employees with a high level of support throughout their career with us. We provide ongoing education and training to assist employees to cultivate their skills and expand their career within a diverse, supportive and collaborative workplace.

Once on board with Chevron, you will be matched with a mentor and discover a number of structured training and support programs to assist you throughout your career with us.


Chevron's mentoring program is a structured, formal program aimed at supporting the company's vision and values to invest in people and build organisational capability. This is achieved through facilitating knowledge transfer and skill development, promoting inclusion of a wider range of employees in career development, growing leadership at all levels and retaining a talented and diverse workforce.

boola moort employee network

A number of events are organised throughout the year to promote a work environment where we all understand and respect Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal cultures, to collaborate in a harmonious work environment that celebrates and promotes diversity.

Chevron is committed to being a company of choice for Aboriginal Australians and is focused on delivering ongoing opportunities.