Banking Traineeship | Aboriginal Identified

About Maxima:

Maxima’s First Nations Employment Team is here to provide culturally safe and relationship-based practices to build your capacity in being deadly and successful. We provide a collaborative approach when providing coaching and mentoring in Traineeships.

Your Host Employer:

The Commonwealth Bank, also known as CommBank, is one of Australia’s leading providers of financial services. These services expand to banking, home loans, insurance, and much more. CommBank’s purpose is to improve the financial wellbeing of their customers, and they achieve this by providing professional advice so the right decision can be made. 


  • Complete a nationally recognised Certificate III in Financial Services
  • Earn while you learn with no study debt
  • Specialised Consultant in supporting and mentoring First Nations People

The Role: 

Maxima, and CommBank, are looking for a motivated individual to undertake an entry-level Banking Traineeship at their Cairns branch. 

You will work fulltime alongside experienced branch staff and gain hands-on work experience to develop a range of skills and knowledge in the industry. On top of this, you will also receive paid study time towards achieving a nationally recognised Certificate III in Financial Services.

Duties Include:

  • Welcome customers and offer exceptional service 
  • Assist with bank transactions, cash handling and savings needs
  • Educate customers on digital banking services
  • Provide relevant advice to customers 
  • Follow-up customer enquiries, delegating where required

About You: 

  • Positive and proactive attitude 
  • Willingness to learn 
  • Great communication skills, written and verbal 
  • Strong work ethic; punctual and reliable 
  • Hands-on experience with technology, including Microsoft Office 

Role Requirements:

  • Identify as First Nations Australian

How to Apply:

Click Apply and complete the online application form and attach a copy of your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.

Please note this is an Identified position and you must identify as First Nations (Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander) to be eligible for this role. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly. National Traineeship wages and conditions apply.

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At Maxima we are committed to supporting positively diverse and including workforces which value all backgrounds and experiences.  We encourage applications from First Nations Peoples, people from a culturally or linguistically diverse background, people of all gender identities and people living with a disability.

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