Employment in Finance

Once you have joined the Career Starter program you are a permanent employee of the Australian Public Service (APS).


You will be engaged under the broadband classification of “Finance Career Starter”. Your terms and conditions are set out in the Department of Finance Enterprise Agreement 2015-2018.


Career Starters will be employed at the minimum guidepoint of an APS Level 1 and have the opportunity to advance to the APS 2 level in December. After that it is up to you!

Located in Canberra

All positions are located in Canberra.

Facilities and Social Activities

We provide a number of excellent facilities to our staff including:

  • access to an onsite staff gymnasium
  • cafes
  • ATM
  • a dry-cleaning service

We also run many social events throughout the year such as charity fundraisers, barbeques, a trivia night and a Finance ball.

Finance staff are very keen on their sports and many participate in lunch time soccer, touch and rugby competitions.


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Contact for information on this page: jobs@finance.gov.au

Last updated: 15 February 2018