My first job

Two young Coles team members

Start out strong

Becoming a team member at Coles Group is more than just a fun and rewarding experience; it’s a chance to gain practical skills, make friends and build your confidence. It’s the beginning of a journey, on which you’ll discover all kinds of things about yourself, and the support you need to get to wherever you want to go. 

Why join us?

Team Member discounts

As a Coles Group Team Member, you'll get a discount card for all of our retail brands.

Opportunities to learn
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Get paid to grow your career in customer service, learn a trade, or even train to be a retail leader!

Work that fits around you

We know our team members have lives outside of work, so we’ll work with you to roster your shifts around your availability. 

Hear from some of the team

Liam Petti
"I used to be really shy and I gained a big sense of confidence (working at Coles) in being able to talk to strangers and just getting to know people."
Liam Petti - Store Team Member
Lily Molnar
“I love the flexiblity that comes with working at Coles - it gives me the ability to continue my studies.”
Lily Molnar - Store Team Member
Connor Polidoros
“I am so proud to be part of a company that genuinely wants to be helpful and make a difference.”
Connor Polidoros - Store Team Member

What we're looking for
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Our team members are positive people who contribute to our inclusive culture – and that’s what we’ll look for in you, as well as: 
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Enthusiasm and willingness
We love it when people are willing to pitch in and step up when required. If you’re motivated to go over and above for our customers and energise others around you, it will be a huge advantage.
A great attitude
Positivity goes a long way and a great attitude is one of your best assets. We want to see you working hard, engaging with our customers, contributing to your team and enjoying your job.
A passion for customer service
If you love the idea of helping our customers and creating joyful moments in their day, then you’re the type of person we want in our team. You’re friendly, helpful, keen to make people’s lives easier… and you do it all with a smile.
A safety-focused approach
This is very important because it’s everyone’s responsibility to make sure we all go home safe and well. You’ll actively listen and participate in all our safety training initiatives and always keep safety front of mind.
Reliability and trustworthyness
We’re looking for reliable and trustworthy people. You’ll always make an effort to be on time and honour your commitments. If you notice something wrong you won’t be afraid to call it out, so we can fix it.
Pride in your presentation
Not only do you pride yourself on your personal appearance, but you also value keeping your work area clean and presentable at all times.

What you should know

Ready to take the next step?

A Coles team member helping a customer with coffee
At Coles, we use the Expression of Interest as a way of recruiting new Team Members. Candidates simply submit their details to be considered for jobs in our stores.

If we have no specific jobs advertising in the location you are interested in working , you’ll be able to submit an  Expression of Interest, which contains information about you, your job preferences, and your availability. You’ll then be added to our candidate pool, where you’ll be considered for opportunities and contacted when a job you’re matched to becomes available. No more scrolling our Coles Careers website regularly to check for new jobs – we’ll match the right job to you! 

Work with us

Meet the team

Our team members come from all kinds of places and all kinds of backgrounds. What brings them together is their collective mission to sustainably feed Australians and help them lead happier, healthier lives. 

Our recruitment process

Our process depends on the specific role you're applying for. Learn about our main application processes.

Career paths

Whatever interests you, you’ll find plenty of career paths to choose from at Coles Group. From stores and sites to corporate, we’ve got what you’re looking for.