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As one of the biggest employers in Australia, the Australian Government has many opportunities for meaningful careers in just about every field, from scientists and lawyers to cooks, public policy developers and office managers. However, it can be difficult to find the right job for you, or to know how to best show your skills through recruitment processes. This section pulls together a range of practical information and tips to help you.

The APS has entry level and management positions, technical positions as well as general administrative, service delivery and support roles across all sectors. Apprenticeship, career pathways, school leaver and graduate programs are available across a wide range of APS departments and agencies. Full time, part-time, temporary and contract opportunities at all levels of experience exist across a wide range of sectors.