How to apply

Before you apply

Before applying for the vacancy, we recommend you:

  • Carefully read the Candidate Information Kit for information on the position, the application process and the knowledge, skills and abilities we are looking for.
  • You may also wish to visit the  APS Jobs Website for further information about applying for Australian Public Service positions.
  • Contact the Contact Officer to discuss the position, the selection process and the work environment.
  • Read the Engagement conditions.

Writing your application

All position applications must include the following information:

1.  Resume/CV

Your resume or curriculum vitae (CV) should provide relevant information about your education, employment experience, achievements and abilities.

  • A good resume has the following characteristics:
  • A logical flow and structure
  • Clear and easy to read
  • Written in reverse chronological order (starting with your most recent positions)
  • Relevant to the job you are applying for
  • Employment history
  • Education, qualifications, training and professional memberships
  • References
  • Any additional information you consider relevant to the role you are applying for.

2.  A covering letter no longer than two pages

Your two page cover letter should be written in a concise, clear manner with the sole intention of highlighting your skills and experiences relevant to the job on offer. In addition we want to know why you want to work at the ABCC, why you are interested in the position and how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications are applicable to the role (please refer to the relevant Candidate Information Kit for details).

Please be advised that the application requirements for Graduate positions differs from the above. Please refer to the relevant candidate information kit for the Graduate application process.

Submitting your application

Use our eRecruit system to submit your application online. The eRecruit help page provides information on:

  • registering and logging in
  • emails and job alerts
  • completing the application
  • submitting an application
  • withdrawing an application
  • accessing previous applications
  • technical difficulties.

How does the job application process work?

The ABCC follows these steps in the recruitment process:

ABCC recruitment process

*Please note: All offers of employment with the ABCC are made subject to candidates meeting the Engagement conditions.