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Treasury Vacancy N.N. 10571634
Australian Bureau of Statistics Closing date: Wednesday, 5 September 2012
Job Title: ICT Professionals Non-ongoing (Temporary) Employment Register
Division: Technology Services Division
Branch: Various
Section: Various
Job Type: Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time, Part-time, Casual
Salary: $44,837 - $129,115
Location: Various
Classification: APS Level 2, APS Level 4, APS Level 6, Executive Level 1, Executive Level 2
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 12/ICT002

Job Description


The ABS maintains a register to assist in filling non-ongoing (temporary) employment opportunities that may arise in the Technology Services Division nationally. The register is used to allow ABS Managers to search for suitable candidates when a vacancy arises. The positions may be located in any of our offices which are located in all capital cities.

These vacancies are non-ongoing (temporary) employment opportunities and contracts may vary from a few days to 12 months depending on the business requirement of the ABS.

Positions are office based and may be filled at the APS 2, 4 and 6 levels or Executive 1 and 2 levels.

The Technology Services Division provides a comprehensive information technology and communication service to the ABS. We are searching for talented and motivated systems administrators, application developers and business analysts to join the ABS.
You will be able to provide solutions to ABS business problems using technical competence, originality, independence, initiative and judgement. Successful applicants may be engaged in project management, design, programming, testing, IT security, systems administration, database administration, network administration, development of standards, performance management, change management, professional development of staff and other roles relevant to running an active IT service.

The ABS IT environment encompasses:
• application development (business and systems analysis, design, architecture, programming, testing, system integration and implementation),
• IT Security,- server environments,
• desktop environment,
• Network operating systems,
• voice/data communications, and
The applications technologies we use include Java, Oracle, SAS, Lotus Notes/Domino and .NET.

To be successful in this role you will need personal drive and integrity, excellent analytical skills, proven IT experience (or suitable IT qualifications) and the ability to communicate effectively to build productive working relationships.



Belconnen, Sydney, Darwin, Brisbane, Adelaide, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth.

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

These vacancies are non-ongoing (temporary) employment opportunities and contracts may vary from a few days to 12 months depending on the business requirement of the ABS.

About Australian Bureau of Statistics 

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is Australia’s national statistical agency, providing trusted official statistics on a wide range of economic, social, population and environmental matters of importance to Australia.

The ABS also has an important leadership role, coordinating statistical activities and collaborating with official bodies in the collection, compilation, analysis and distribution of statistics, such as the Department of Health, Department of Industry, as well as national statistical offices in Timor Leste, Fiji and Indonesia. This assists in maximising the value of government investment on these activities, and ensures outputs are fit-for-purpose.

The ABS operates in a dynamic and progressive environment and houses permanent offices in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Darwin and Geelong. We also have a number of field staff working across all parts of Australia. We encourage and value a diverse workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

To find out more visit 'Careers' on our website at .

To Apply

Position Contact: TSD Human Resources, 02 6252 7972
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS18 - 03 May 2012 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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