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Why is Bega a great place to work?
Bega offers diverse, challenging and rewarding career opportunities, whilst valuing its employees by offering numerous benefits such as competitive remuneration and packages, employee assistance program, wellness programs, flexible working arrangements, training and development to assist employees in reaching their full potential and much more.

How do I apply for a position?
Simply go to the Current Vacancies page on the Bega website and click on the vacancy you would like to apply for.

Will I receive a response to my job application?
You will receive an acknowledgement email, once we receive your application.

How long will it take for my application to be considered?
As part of our commitment to best practice in recruitment and selection Bega aims to have feedback to candidates within two weeks of the closing date of any vacancies. For positions with no specified closing date, such as Production Positions, your application will be considered as those vacancies become available. Applications for positions with no specified closing date will be kept on file for a period of 6 months only.  You will be required to lodge a fresh application every 6 months to be considered for these positions.

Can I forward my application for future career opportunities if there is not currently a suitable vacancy?
Yes, simply register your interest by lodging your application for a Production or General Position online.  As these applications are only kept on file for a period of 6 months, you will need to register your interest again after 6 months.

Can I apply for work if I am not a resident of Australia?
Yes, we do employee people who have a current working Visa. Bega must sight the current working Visa and photocopies of the Visa must be attached to your application.

Can I apply for more than one position that is advertised at the same time?
Yes, if the position matches your skills, abilities and experience you are encouraged to apply for more than one position at a time.

Can I apply if I have been unsuccessful for a previous position at Bega?
Absolutely! If the position matches your skills, abilities and experience you are encouraged to apply.

Can I apply if I have been employed previously at Bega?
Yes, if a position is advertised and you have the skills, you are encouraged to apply.

If I am invited to an interview, what should I expect and how can I prepare?
You will receive a phone call if you are being invited to attend an interview. At this time you will be provided with information regarding the time and location of the interview and who will be conducting the interview. Interview panels consist of a minimum of two Bega employees. You will then receive a follow up email or letter confirming the details and also providing you with paperwork such as pre-employment checks that you need to complete and bring with you to your interview.

What background checks and assessments will I need to complete?

  • Functional  Assessment (including drug and alcohol testing)
  • Police Check
  • Mechanical reasoning and psychometric testing (if relevant to the position)
  • Reference Checks (a minimum of 2, preferably past employers)

How will I find out if I am successful after the interview process?
All applicants who are invited to an interview will be phoned within two weeks of their interview to inform them if they have been successful in obtaining the position or have been unsuccessful.  Those applicants who have been unsuccessful will also receive a follow-up letter informing them of the result of their application and interview.  We acknowledge that not getting a job can be highly disappointing, however please do not let this deter you from applying for other positions at Bega. This can be used as an opportunity for you to review your resume, application and career goals.  Some applicants may be asked to attend a second interview when there are candidates of equal ability and suitability for the role.

Thank you for your interest in a career at Bega.