Employment Opportunities

Joining the Department of Finance (Finance) is a great way to make your mark, build professional skills and contribute to key Government priorities.

Our approach to recruitment is straightforward: we are active in seeking talented individuals who are open minded to possibilities, such as economists, accountants, financial analysts as well as a host of other occupations including public policy, administration and social sciences.

We also have an active graduate program based on our belief that fresh ideas and new ways of thinking add tremendous value to our organisation.

Attractive Positions

Positions within Finance are attractive with good reason:

  • challenging work;
  • generous starting salaries;
  • innovative development opportunities; and
  • much, much more.

The terms and conditions of employment in Finance are addressed in Working at Finance

Current Vacancies

Interim Recruitment Arrangements

On 31 October 2013, the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service, Senator the Hon Eric Abetz, announced interim recruitment arrangements for the Australian Public Service. Information regarding the interim arrangements is available from the Australian Public Service Commissionexternal link.

View all Current Vacancies in the Department of Finance (Finance).

Why work on the Federal Budget? Opportunities exist for motivated, creative and talented people to join Budget Group at various levels.

Please read the Applicant Information Package before submitting your application. This will help ensure that your application contains all relevant information and that you fully understand the way the Department considers applications.

COMCAR Employment Opportunities

Further information about Driving Opportunities at COMCAR is now available.

Graduate Recruitment

For information about the Graduate Programme, please  visit the Graduate Programme homepage.

Career Starters Programme

For information about the Career Starter Programme please visit the Career Starter Programme homepage.

Diversity in Finance

Finance is an inclusive organisation in which diverse skills, perspectives and backgrounds are appreciated, valued and utilised.
Finance has implemented a Diversity Strategy 2013-2015 which aims to increase representation and support for the following diversity groups:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples;
  • people with disability; and
  • women in senior management.

Measures to meet the objectives of the Diversity Strategy are identified within the Diversity Action Plan 2013-2015 and the Reconciliation Action Plan 2013-2015.

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Contact for information on this page: Recruitment Team

Last updated: 23 June 2015