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Department of Veterans' Affairs
Position Level: 
APS Level 1, APS Level 2, APS Level 3, APS Level 4, APS Level 5, APS Level 6, Executive Level 1, Executive Level 2
$48,327 to $149,897
Canberra ACT, Sydney NSW, Melbourne VIC, Brisbane QLD, Adelaide SA, Hobart TAS, Perth WA, Darwin NT
Job type: 
Closing date: 
31 May 2021
To event remaining 25 days

Key duties

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) vision is to be responsive and flexible, delivering high quality and connected services to all generations of veterans, their families and the wider veteran community. Our inclusive and diverse workforce unleashes creativity and innovation.

DVA is seeking registrations from eligible candidates for ongoing and non-ongoing employment with the Department. Our pre-employment service, Indigenous Skills Talent Acquisition Register (iSTAR), makes it easier for you to work with us.

We support people on the register by letting you know about new vacancies that might be a good match for your skills, experience and qualifications and provide you information on the job selection process such as writing applications and interviewing.


Candidates must identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person and must be Australian citizens.

Candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment process.


For enquiries please email indigeniousemployoment@dva.gov.au
Non-ongoing opportunities will be offered for a specified term.

The Indigenous skills talent acquisition register will be updated every 12 months from February 2022.  Please ensure you re-apply at the end of each 12 month period if you wish to remain on the register.

DVA embraces and fosters a culture that supports diversity, inclusion and respect, where people are empowered to fulfil their potential. We welcome people with diverse skills, experiences, perspectives and backgrounds, and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people that identify as LGBTIQ+, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

DVA is committed to improving the data skills and capability of our workforce to underpin our goal of becoming a leading data-driven organisation.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme, declare you have a disability, and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see https://www.apsc.gov.au/working-aps/diversity-and-inclusion/disability/recruitability

Indigenous job seekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is 'Identified', then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the 'Racial Discrimination Act 1975'. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait people.

For more information: 
Position number: 
Indigenous Skills Talent Acquisition Register (iSTAR) 1/2021