Reach out to the contact officer in the advertisement for more information about the job requirements. This will help you understand whether the role is right for you.
Depending on the vacancy type, there may be variations in the application process. The details are outlined in the candidate pack for each job advertised.
Start by drafting your statement of claims. We want to know why you’re the best fit for the role and the agency. We suggest you:
Make sure you update your resume with your current personal details, education and relevant work experience. We recommend 2 to 3 pages in length.
Choose 2 referees for your application. Your primary referee must be your current supervisor/manager. If there is a reasonable reason why you cannot list this person please make a note on your application or advise the contact officer in advance.
We recommend that you advise your referees that you have listed them and keep them up to date as you progress through the recruitment process.
Generally, we don’t accept late applications. If you can’t submit your application because of extenuating circumstances, reach out to the contact officer in the advertisement.
When you're ready to submit your application:
It's important to note that you:
If you’re having problems using eRecruit, contact our recruitment team on
HR@cer.gov.au before the closing date.
Once the application period ends, the selection panel will review your application. We'll let you know if you've been shortlisted for the next stage and what the next steps are.
We may place suitable applicants with the required skills and experience on a merit list. The merit list stays open for 18 months from the date we advertised the position in APSJobs.
If you have questions, reach out to the contact officer.
For more information on working in the Australian Public Service and how to apply, check out these resources:
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