The Construction Industries Trusted Choice for Professional Recruitment & Employment Services


For over 30 years, Julie Bolitho, the managing director of DSS has been working within the residential building and construction sector, with multi award winning construction companies, trade colleges, not for profit organisations, along with over 5 years with the housing industry experts and advocates for the industry – HIA.

DSS found a strong demand within the industry to provide boutique professional recruitment services, assisting businesses to grow from strength to strength with quality staffing solutions.

We’re dedicated to providing the best solutions for your construction business and here’s how we do it.


This extensive knowledge has formed the essential point of difference in providing our clients and candidates with only the very best outcomes with employers benefitting when onboarding new employees who stay with their business.


We know our business, but more importantly we proudly know our clients and our candidates, we know the key has been to form these personal connections to provide an authentic professional recruitment service.


This level of dedication, personalization and professionalism ensures both the candidate and client receive the service and commitment that DSS is acclaimed for.

  • Large network and greater reach of prime candidates
  • We work with your timelines and expectations
  • We are leaders with quality and compliance standards
  • Professional Code of Conduct with RCSA and AHRI Model of Excellence

Being part of industry associations, the team at DSS are constantly learning, so they can lead the way to be at the forefront of recruitment solutions for your business.

We’re dedicated to finding the right staffing solution and right candidate for you.

Our ongoing commitment is to build the Australian construction industry with the best people to ensure the strengthening of the industry.



Julie Bolitho

With over 30 years of industry experience, Julie is well versed in the complexities and requirements that the construction industry demands when it comes to getting the right people into the right roles to ensure success.

Julie is consistently at the forefront of human resources & recruitment, she works collaboratively with industry leaders and peers, along with economists, associations, training organisations, stakeholders and other experts in workforce planning.

She understands that no two businesses are the same, so whether your goal is to grow a talented workforce or future proof your business, Julie can get the right team behind you. Having assisted businesses at every stage, Julie understands the evolution of recruitment & the emergent workforce of the future and the role staffing has on longevity and success.

In addition to providing a complete staffing solution tailored to your business, Julie and the DSS team can simplify your staffing and assist with;

  • Education, skills development & training
  • Change management
  • Workforce solutions
  • Labour market trends

Julie’s work ethic and expertise has earned her (and the DSS team) the reputation as the industry’s trusted choice in staffing solution.


Whilst with HIA, Julie has previously worked extensively with major residential builder’s to build on their talented workforce by bringing through motivated youth to work alongside selected tradespeople to learn tradeskills from the very best. A number of these talented individuals are now fully qualified builder’s, subcontractor or working in Supervisory roles for leading building companies.


  • NRL National Apprentice Program
  • Skilling Queenslanders for Work Programs
  • Major Supplier Programs
  • What’s Next Program
  • HIA Builder Program with Metricon Homes & Plantation Homes


  • HIA Awards
  • AITC Charity Golf Day
  • AITC Industry Celebration Evening
  • AITC Annual Sponsors Appreciation Event
  • AQ Awards


  • AWIC
  • WIBC
  • Master Builders ‘Women of Influence
  • Scaffolding for Future Program


  • USQ Industry Mentoring


Julie has lead a team of employment consultants, school liaison and recruitment officers who sourced quality administration staffing solutions for leading medical practices, building & construction businesses and legal offices and has also worked in Strategic Employment within the education and trade college sector.

Client Recommendations

Don’t take our word for it. Here’s what our happy business partners have to say.

I’ve had the pleasure of working with Julie over the last 3 years, and look forward to continuing to collaborate with her in her new venture. Julie is very knowledgeable, resourceful and incredibly hard-working. Her impressive sales skills and understanding the needs of all aspects of recruitment make her the right solution to meet her client’s needs. Julie comes with my highest recommendation to anyone who is seeking assistance with staff recruitment for all areas of your workforce.

Debbie Davidson

Customer Service Manager for MEGT QLD

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Over the last 5 years, I have had the pleasure of working with Julie. Vertex engages DSS services to recruit for specialist positions. Julie efficiently supplies quality candidates for our company to employ directly and continues to check on the progress of our employees every time we chat. Julie personalises her service, provides legitimate care, honesty and understanding of the industry, this achieves the best outcome for her clients. I would thoroughly recommend DSS recruitment & talent solutions.

Brett McDonagh

Area Manager – Vertex CAD/PDM Systems Pty Ltd

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

GREAT SERVICE & QUALITY APPLICANTS Over the last 10 years Julie has been an exceptional & trusted source, with leading industry knowledge! Julie is a true professional, genuine recruiter & someone you can place your trust in. I would highly recommend Julie to your business as a preferred & ongoing agency partner.

Lisa, National HR Manager

HIA Top 20 Residential Building Company

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Julie, you made it so simple! Finding the perfect candidate for the job was a seamless transition. Your communication, professionalism and attention to who was needed is a testimony to your skills and business.
Thank you!

Terri, Life Of Tee Photography


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We’d love the chance to chat through how we could help you make your next hire a seamless transition.


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