What we are looking for
To help us achieve our goals and foster our positive workplace culture we are seeking graduates with the following characteristics:
- aspiring leaders – you willingly tackle important issues
- creative minds – you are open to doing things differently to achieve success
- future thinkers – you anticipate and adapt to new situations
- compassionate – you are mindful of the impact you have on others
- responsive and collaborative individuals – you make things happen and build on partnerships to succeed.
To complement these characteristics we will also be seeking candidates with the following skills and attributes:
- high motivation
- well developed written and oral communication skills
- strong interpersonal skills
- the ability to work well in a team
- well developed critical thinking and problem solving skills
- the ability to use initiative and to be a flexible team member.
The Degrees/ Disciplines we are seeking
Given the diversity of the department’s work, we recruit from a broad range of academic disciplines. These include, but are not limited to:
Science (including environmental, rural, plant, animal, marine, veterinary and social sciences), entomology, ecology, biology, environmental studies, agriculture, food technology, natural resource management, economics, statistics, law, business/commerce, human resource management, communications, arts, finance and accounting, information and communications technology (ICT), intelligence and analytics and audit.
Please note, for ICT positions you must have graduated in 2012 or be due to graduate in 2013. For all other degrees/disciplines there is no time limit or mandatory period from when you may have finished your degree to be eligible for the program.
If you think you have the characteristics, skills, attributes and qualifications we are looking for, we encourage you to apply for the department's Graduate Development Program. Indigenous Australians and people with a disability are encouraged to apply.
07 Mar 2013