At Questacon, we strive to promote greater understanding and awareness of science and technology within the community. We're committed to making that experience fun, interactive, and relevant. Our objective is to raise science awareness through a range of engaging and educational science and technology experiences. We achieve this by delivering a vibrant centre, with well targeted exhibitions, programmes and activities, underpinned by excellent customer service.
We are seeking expressions of interest from eligible candidates for potential casual employment with our team. The employment opportunities cover a broad range of business areas and classifications.
Please refer to our Career's pages for further information about the department and these roles.
To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, applicants must be Australian Citizens.
Prior to commencing, successful applicants will be required to:
•Undergo a ‘Working with Children’ Police Check; and
•Obtain or hold a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
To ensure the Department is meeting the requirements of Section 8(1) successful candidates will be required to provide evidence that they are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person prior to being made an offer of employment. Acceptable evidence includes:
• a letter signed and executed by the Chairperson of an incorporated Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander organisation confirming that they are recognised as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person, or
• a confirmation of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent form executed by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander organisation.
Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for an irregular/intermittent term
Questacon Casual Register
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 Islander people.
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:http://www.apsc.gov.au/priorities/disability/recruitability.
About Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
The Department consolidates the Australian Government’s efforts to drive economic growth, productivity and competitiveness by bringing together industry, resources, science. Our Department is progressive, people-focused, and committed to the development, health and wellbeing of its employees. We encourage and value a diverse workforce. People with diverse backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.