Department of Parliamentary Services

Current Vacancies

Vacancy Closing Date Contact Name Contact Phone Current Status
Parliamentary Executive Level 1—Senior Researcher (Middle East), Foreign Affairs, Defence & Security Section, Research Branch—JO705 10 Aug 2014 Nigel Brew (02) 6277 2673 Open
Parliamentary Executive Level 2—Director, Politics & Public Administration Section, Research Branch—JO706 10 Aug 2014 Jonathan Curtis (02) 6277 2470 Open
Parliamentary Executive Level 2—Director, Social Policy Section, Research Branch—JO707 10 Aug 2014 Jonathan Curtis (02) 6277 2470 Open
Parliamentary Service Level 5—Hansard Section, Parliamentary Recording & Reporting Branch—JO708 10 Aug 2014 Christine White (02) 6277 2858 Open
Parliamentary Service Level 6—Network Support Officer, Network and Broadcasting Communications Section, ICT Infrastructure Branch—JO683 27 Jul 2014 Attilio Carbone (02) 6277 3872 Open
Parliamentary Executive Level 1—Senior Researcher, Social Policy Section, Research Branch—JO703 3 Aug 2014 Carol Ey (02) 6277 2724 Open
Senior Executive Service Band 1—Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Services Branch—JO699 3 Aug 2014 Jenny Teece (02) 6277 5501 Open
Parliamentary Executive Level 1—Senior Researcher, Science, Technology, Environment and Resources Section, Research Branch—JO704 5 Aug 2014 Roger Beckman (02) 6277 2420 Open
Parliamentary Service Level 5/6, Hansard Editor, Hansard Section, Content Management Branch – JO656 16 Dec 2014 Christine White (02) 6277 2858 Open
Parliamentary Service Level 3, Hansard Transcriber, Hansard Section, Content Management Branch – JO656 13 Dec 2014 Christine White (02) 6277 2858 Open

How to Apply

Thank you for considering a position with the Department of Parliamentary Services.  You should begin by downloading the relevant information pack for the position you wish to apply for. This is available in the table below.  The pack includes further detail on how to apply, the duty statement and the selection documentation.  If you require specific information or clarification about the job, please speak with the contact officer.

Your application must include:

Your updated CV and your statement of claims against each of the selection criteria will assist the selection advisory committee to assess your suitability for the position. It is important that you provide sufficient evidence in your application to support your claims against the criteria.

The STAR model can help you to form your answer when addressing the selection criteria. Identify one or two examples from your experience or skills that are relevant to each of the specific and general criteria and provide the information by using the STAR principle:

  • Situation: provide a brief outline of the situation
  • Task: give an overview of what you did
  • Action: outline how you did it
  • Result: what was the outcome

Further detail and some examples of how to use the STAR model are available in the Australian Public Service Commission’s fact sheet

Once you have finalised your CV, statement of claims against the selection criteria and the application coversheet, please e-mail your documents (by the closing date) to dps.recruitment@aph.gov.au or where you are unable to email the documents please mail them to:

The Recruitment Adviser
DPS, Parliament House
PO Box 6000
CANBERRA ACT 2600

If you experience any difficulties in submitting your application please e-mail the Recruitment team on dps.recruitment@aph.gov.au or call 6277 4919.

The Selection Process

DPS fills all vacancies based on the “merit principle” as defined under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999.

If you are selected for interview, you will be asked to provide more information at interview about how your experience and skills qualify you for the position.

If you are not selected for interview, we will write to you to advise of this.

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