Department of the Senate

Careers

The Department of the Senate provides the Senate, its committees, the President of the Senate and senators with a broad range of advisory and support services related to the exercise of the legislative power of the Commonwealth. The work of the Department of the Senate is determined almost entirely by the Senate and its committees.

The Department of the Senate is committed to the principles of workplace equity and diversity and selection for vacancies is made on merit.

Selection for employment opportunities would normally be based on applications, referee reports, skills tests and interviews.

Employment Opportunities

The Department of the Senate uses an online recruitment system to manage employment opportunities and vacancies. Interested applicants should visit the Department of the Senate Recruitment Portal to submit an application at:

http://recruitmentsenate.nga.net.au/cp


Current Recruitment Processes

Classification Position Title Employment Type Closing Date and Time Current Status
APS 1 General Support Officer Intermittent/Casual Sunday, 8 May 2022, 11:30pm Shortlisting
APS 3 Senate Attendant Intermittent/Casual Sunday, 8 May 2022, 11:30pm Shortlisting
APS 3 Assistant Table Officer  Ongoing Sunday, 24 April 2022, 11:30pm Interviewing
APS 4 Research Officer Ongoing/Non-ongoing Sunday, 24 April 2022, 11:30pm Interviewing
APS 4 Assistant Manager, Senators' Services Ongoing Sunday, 15 May 2022, 11:30pm Shortlisting
APS 4 Assistant Manager, Delivery Services Ongoing Sunday, 8 May 2022, 11:30pm Shortlisting
APS 4 Legislative Research Officer Ongoing Monday, 25 April 2022, 11:30pm Finalising report
APS 6 Senior Procedure Officer Ongoing Sunday, 1 May 2022, 11:30pm Interviewing

Parliament of Australia Graduate Program

The Department of the Senate generally offers six month placements to graduates who have been accepted into existing Australian Government department and agency graduate programs.

Further Information

Contact the Human Resource Management section, Department of the Senate, telephone (02) 6277 5924 or email us. Additional information about the Department of the Senate, including the Enterprise Agreement (containing rates of pay and conditions of service), is available in our departmental pages.