Careers

At the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC), we employ a diverse range of highly valued people. The ABCC is committed to attracting, retaining and rewarding the highest possible calibre of staff.  We promote a safe and harmonious work environment, where teamwork, encouragement, diversity and high performance are key factors in our shared success. 

The ABCC has four regions: Northern (QLD), Eastern (NSW and ACT), Southern (VIC and TAS) and Western (WA, SA and NT). Each region comprises a multi-disciplinary team of investigators from varied backgrounds including law enforcement and industrial relations, and lawyers who manage the ABCC’s legal proceedings. The regions are supported by four groups that operate nationally: the Office of the Commissioner, Corporate, the Building Code Group and the Office of the General Counsel.

Process for submitting a job application with the AUSTRALIAN BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION COMMISSION

Initial Preparation

Before you consider applying for a position please ensure you carefully read the attached candidate kit.  The kit outlines the position and also the application process.  

You may also wish to visit the APS Jobs Website for further information about applying for Australian Public Service positions.    

You should also talk to the nominated contact person, who will be able to provide more detail about the vacancy.

All position applications must include the following information

  1. Resume/CV
  2. A written summary of claims against each selection criteria
  3. Application cover sheet – to be completed (Word - 75K | PDF - 149K)
  4. Good character declaration form – to be completed (Word 45K | PDF 125K)

Please note: Applications that do not include all of the above information may not be considered for shortlisting.

Currently Advertised Positions


Special Counsel

GL Band 3.2 (EL 2)

Reference Number: JM0416

Vacancy Type: Ongoing

Location: Melbourne

Applications Close: 5 March 2017

For more information download the Candidate Information Kit (PDF 272KB) /  Candidate Information Kit (Microsoft Word 189KB)

It is preferred that job applications are sent electronically to recruitment [at] abcc.gov.au. Please fill out the application cover sheet and attach to your application: ABCC application cover sheet (PDF 61KB) / ABCC application cover sheet (Microsoft Word 72KB) and also the Good Character Declaration.

When submitting applications electronically you must put the position reference number in the subject field


Building Code Lawyer (Four Positions Available)

GL Band 2.4 (APS 6)

Reference Number: JM0418

Vacancy Type: Ongoing

Location: Canberra

Applications Close: 23 February 2017

For more information download the Candidate Information Kit (PDF 272KB) /  Candidate Information Kit (Microsoft Word 189KB)

It is preferred that job applications are sent electronically to recruitment [at] abcc.gov.au. Please fill out the application cover sheet and attach to your application: ABCC application cover sheet (PDF 61KB) / ABCC application cover sheet (Microsoft Word 72KB) and also the Good Character Declaration.

When submitting applications electronically you must put the position reference number in the subject field


Team Leader

Band 3.1 (EL 1)

Reference Number: JM0417

Vacancy Type: Ongoing

Location: Melbourne

Applications Close: 27 February 2017

For more information download the Candidate Information Kit (PDF 272KB) /  Candidate Information Kit (Microsoft Word 189KB)

It is preferred that job applications are sent electronically to recruitment [at] abcc.gov.au. Please fill out the application cover sheet and attach to your application: ABCC application cover sheet (PDF 61KB) / ABCC application cover sheet (Microsoft Word 72KB) and also the Good Character Declaration.

When submitting applications electronically you must put the position reference number in the subject field


Regional Legal Manager

Band 3.2 (EL 2)

Reference Number: JB0419

Vacancy Type: Ongoing

Location: Melbourne & Brisbane

Applications Close: 13 March 2017

For more information download the Candidate Information Kit (PDF 272KB) /  Candidate Information Kit (Microsoft Word 189KB)

It is preferred that job applications are sent electronically to recruitment [at] abcc.gov.au. Please fill out the application cover sheet and attach to your application: ABCC application cover sheet (PDF 61KB) / ABCC application cover sheet (Microsoft Word 72KB) and also the Good Character Declaration.

When submitting applications electronically you must put the position reference number in the subject field


Legal Manager - Code Operations

GL Band 3.2 (EL 2)

Reference Number: JM0420

Vacancy Type: Ongoing

Location: Melbourne

Applications Close: 8 March 2017

For more information download the Candidate Information Kit (PDF 272KB) /  Candidate Information Kit (Microsoft Word 189KB)

It is preferred that job applications are sent electronically to recruitment [at] abcc.gov.au. Please fill out the application cover sheet and attach to your application: ABCC application cover sheet (PDF 61KB) / ABCC application cover sheet (Microsoft Word 72KB) and also the Good Character Declaration.

When submitting applications electronically you must put the position reference number in the subject field


Investigator

Band 1.3 (APS 3)

Reference Number: JM0421

Vacancy Type: Non-ongoing

Location: Brisbane

Applications Close: 10 March 2017

For more information download the Candidate Information Kit (PDF 272KB) /  Candidate Information Kit (Microsoft Word 189KB)

It is preferred that job applications are sent electronically to recruitment [at] abcc.gov.au. Please fill out the application cover sheet and attach to your application: ABCC application cover sheet (PDF 61KB) / ABCC application cover sheet (Microsoft Word 72KB) and also the Good Character Declaration.

When submitting applications electronically you must put the position reference number in the subject field


Investigator

Band 2.1/2.2 (APS 4/5)

Reference Number: JM0422

Vacancy Type: Ongoing & Non-ongoing

Location: Brisbane

Applications Close: 10 March 2017

For more information download the Candidate Information Kit (PDF 272KB) /  Candidate Information Kit (Microsoft Word 189KB)

It is preferred that job applications are sent electronically to recruitment [at] abcc.gov.au. Please fill out the application cover sheet and attach to your application: ABCC application cover sheet (PDF 61KB) / ABCC application cover sheet (Microsoft Word 72KB) and also the Good Character Declaration.

When submitting applications electronically you must put the position reference number in the subject field


Need more information?

For further information, advice or assistance please contact the ABCC at 1800 003 338 or enquiry [at] abcc.gov.au.