Rockhampton Students: Paid Work Opportunity

The opportunity

  • Market research interviews with visitors to the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens and Zoo
  • Interviews will be conducted on behalf of Rockhampton Regional Council and Enhance Research (a long-established market research company)
  • Work involves several 5-hour shifts at the Gardens and Zoo to intercept visitors and seek their cooperation to complete a short research survey


  • Students who are self-motivated, confident and mature to approach visitors
  • Students in any discipline are welcome to apply.
  • Previous interviewing experience or study of market research, marketing or communications units will be favourably regarded


Project details

  • The survey questionnaire focuses on the visitor experience of the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens and/or Rockhampton Zoo
  • It will take approximately 10 minutes to ask the questions and record the responses
  • Interviewing will take place during daylight hours, both on weekdays and weekends
  • Interviews are expected to be conducted during April 2017, with specific dates yet to be confirmed


Pay rate

  • The casual employment rate will be as per the NUW and AMSRO Market Research Industry Agreement 2017– 2020, being $29.12 per hour, plus superannuation


Interviewer requirements

  • Interviewers will be required to wear an ID badge (provided by Enhance Research), fully-enclosed shoes, wide-brimmed sun hat and sun protection, and be fully immunised
  • Interviewers must attend a short training session (2 hours maximum) prior to commencing market research interviewing
  • Interviewers will need to complete an employment form, superannuation form and provide a recent head-shot photo (for the ID badge)



  • Please register your interest in this work opportunity by email to by Monday 3 April 2017
  • You should include details of your study, suitability for the work, and available days and range of times available