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Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Position Level: 
APS Level 3, APS Level 4, APS Level 5, APS Level 6
$60,666 to $92,540
various locations in NT, various locations in VIC, Various locations - ACT, various locations in QLD, Various locations in NSW, Various locations in SA, Various locations in WA, Various locations - TAS
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Closing date: 
7 May 2021
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The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (The Department) is working in partnership with the Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) to attract, recruit and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through Affirmative Measures (Indigenous) in various locations nationally.

The Department values the innovation, knowledge and culture of Australia’s First Peoples.

Key duties

We are looking for people to join our teams who have a variety of skills, abilities and experience and genuine interest in learning and development. The Department is committed to career development and being an employer of choice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Climate Active is Australia’s leading initiative for voluntary action on climate change. It’s a unique partnership underpinned by government, driven by members and activated by consumers. Climate Active represents Australia’s collective effort to measure, reduce, and offset carbon emissions. It enables individuals, businesses and government to work together to protect our climate now and for the future.

  • Closing date & time: Friday, 7 May 2021 - 11.55pm (AEST or Sydney Time)
  • APS Classifications: APS Level 3 to APS Level 6
  • Opportunity types: Full-time
  • Opportunity Status: Ongoing

These vacancies are only available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.


To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, applicants must be Australian Citizens.

These positions require a Baseline security clearance. The successful applicants will be required to obtain and maintain a clearance at this level.


To see a full list of vacancies and to find out how to apply to, go to AES Jobs or contact talent@aes.org.au

For further information about this job, please click on Apply now to visit the department’s Current Vacancies page.

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.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 visit: https://www.apsc.gov.au/recruitability

For more information: 
Jamie Hardy - AES
(02) 8571 0999
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