Pacific National

Pacific National

Who are we

At Pacific National we deliver what matters – for our people, our customers, and our shareholders. We are a connected network powered by people, moving essential services across the length and breadth of Australia. We haul a variety of freight including, intermodal containers, steel, coal and a range of bulk commodities and materials that keep the Australia’s economy, businesses and households running.

Pacific National traverses some of Australia’s most remote locations, connecting terminals, paddocks and pits to ports. We operate with a team of approximately 3,500 people working across more than 70 sites around Australia.

As Australia’s largest private rail freight company and with a rich history dating back to 1855, we are proud of our heritage and the essential role we continue to play in supporting Australia’s supply chain.

Our Priorities

We are a company built on solid foundations with a team of dedicated people, guided by a set of core priorities and common values, working together as one. Our priorities define what is important to us; they are the strategic pillars that deliver on our vision and purpose.

Our Values

We value diversity, inclusion, collaboration and the contribution of each of our employees.  Working for us will enable you to take ownership of your career and gain access to a range of benefits paid parental leave, purchasing of annual leave, health, fitness and a variety of retail discounts and retail, you can see our listed comprehensive benefits in the above tab.

Inclusion and Diversity

Pacific National believes a talented and diverse workforce is a competitive advantage and utilising the diverse skills and talents of our employees is vital to support our continued success. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse range of people, skills and backgrounds to make Pacific National more productive and competitive.

Pacific National’s Inclusion and Diversity Council takes responsibility for maintaining a comprehensive diversity and inclusion strategy and implementation plan, under the sponsorship of our Executive team and as approved by the Board.
There are six inclusion and diversity areas we're actively focused on:
• LGBTQI
• Life Ages and Stages
• Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
• Culture and Linguistics
• Gender Balance
• Disability


Employees are welcome to join an Inclusion and Diversity working groups and contribute to how we as a business bring awareness and engage the workforce.

Employee Engagement

As we continue to evolve our business, it is important we actively listen to the views of our people to create an organisation and environment, supportive of our people to do their best work and deliver on our organisational objectives.

Our people are caring, and we care about each other. We care about the communities we operate in, we care about the work we do, we care about our customers, our people and our shareholders and because of this, ‘we care more’ is the Pacific National core philosophy.

Why Pacific National?

We are committed to building a culture that is inclusive and respectful. We’re committed to developing, retaining, and promoting diverse talent. We want to help you grow your current skills and give you the opportunity to learn and develop brand new ones.

Join us as we continue to transform our business and shape the rail freight industry, to achieve our vision of being recognised as Australia’s most trusted and respected logistics partner.

We are seeking applicants who want to help shape the future of rail and share our values; Make it simple, Share more, Kindness, Gratitude, Curiosity, and Own it. If this sounds like you, we invite you to review our roles from the jobs tab above.