How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Department of the Senate. The following information may assist you when preparing your application and understanding the recruitment process.

  • Read the job description, which includes the duties and selection criteria, and other information provided.
  • Take the opportunity to seek clarification or additional information from the contact officer.
  • Submit your application via the online recruitment system. Applications sent by other methods may not be accepted.
  • Include your résumé and a statement of claims. These documents will support the selection advisory committee in assessing your suitability for the position. It is important that you provide sufficient evidence in your application to support your claims.
  • There is a 14,500 character limit imposed by the online recruitment system. For vacancies where a word limit applies, the limit will be stated.
  • Review your application before it is submitted. Once your application is submitted, it cannot be edited.
  • Submit your application by the closing date and time. The department does not accept late applications unless there are extenuating circumstances. If such circumstances exist, you are required to contact the Human Resource Management section before the closing time of the vacancy. Documentary evidence may be required for those seeking an extension (e.g. a medical certificate or statutory declaration).