Parliamentary Budget Office

Current vacancies

Vacancy Closing Date Contact Name Contact Phone Current Status
PBO24 PEL1 Assistant Director Information Pack 31 May 2015 Tony McDonald 02 6277 9590 Open
PBO25 PSL6 Senior Analyst Information Pack 31 May 2015 Tony McDonald 02 6277 9590 Open
PBO26 PSL5 Analyst Information Pack 31 May 2015 Tony McDonald 02 6277 9590 Open

How to apply

Thank you for considering a position with the Parliamentary Budget Office.  You should begin by downloading the relevant information pack for the position you wish to apply for. 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:

  • the completed PBO job application cover sheet;
  • your current Curriculum Vitae (CV); and
  • your statement of claims against each of the listed selection criteria

Once you have finalised your CV, statement of claims against the selection criteria and the application cover sheet, please e-mail your documents (by 11:59 pm on the closing date) to

If you experience any difficulties submitting your application please e-mail the Recruitment Adviser on or call 6277 9523.


The selection process

The PBO fills all vacancies based on merit as defined under the Parliamentary Service Act 1999.

Selection criteria are based on the PBO's Non-SES Capability Framework.

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 contact you to advise of this.

Graduate program

Parliament of Australia Graduate Program 2015

The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) offers three month placements to graduates who have been accepted into existing Australian Government department and agency graduate programs. The program is designed to give graduates exposure to the PBO's work in supporting the Parliament. The skills and knowledge graduates obtain through the program may assist in building the foundation for career progression and professional development.

Applications for the 2015 Graduate Program open on 1 October 2014 and close on 31 October 2014. Further information about the program is available from our Graduate page.

Applications must be submitted using the online recrutiment system.

  • a résumé, including the names and contact details of two work-related referees
  • a copy of your academic transcript
  • endorsement from your home department or agency, and
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