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Prime Minister and Cabinet Vacancy N.N. 10715482
Aboriginal Hostels Limited Closing date: Saturday, 30 June 2018
Job Title: AHL Temporary Employment Register
Division: Aboriginal Hostels Limited
Branch: Across all hostels and the National Office
Section: Australia wide
Job Type: Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time, Part-time, Casual
Salary: $39,953 - $118,050
Location: Phillip - ACT; Perth - WA; Darwin - NT; Sylvania - NSW; Northcote - VIC; Alice Springs - NT
Classification: APS Level 1, APS Level 2, APS Level 3, APS Level 4, APS Level 5, APS Level 6, Executive Level 1, Executive Level 2
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: Several Positions
Agency Website:

Job Description


The Temporary Employment Register is open for candidates to register their interest for employment with Aboriginal Hostels Limited (AHL). The temporary employment register enables AHL to source suitably skilled and experienced individuals to fill short term or temporary vacancies. Opportunities will be offered for varying periods up to 18 months. Applications will remain valid until 30 June 2018. This is a register of interest only. There is no guarantee that an offer of employment will be made whilst your application remains on the register.

Aboriginal Hostels Limited (AHL) provides safe, comfortable, culturally appropriate and affordable hostel accommodation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who must live away from home; enabling access to education, employment, health and other essential services. AHL operates 47 hostels across Australia, offering more than 2,000 beds to Indigenous Australians each night of the year in urban, regional and remote areas. Since 1973 AHL has maintained its commitment to delivering short term accommodation to Indigenous Australians who need to be away from their country to access services and economic opportunity.

AHL’s key vision is to improve Indigenous quality of life through the delivery of accommodation. AHL’s service delivery network consists of three regions: Western Australia, Central Australia (NT and SA), and Eastern Australia (QLD, NSW & VIC). AHL employs a workforce dedicated to delivering accommodation services, offering employment opportunities across a wide range of functions in areas such as:

Hostel Manager
Residential Youth Worker
Night Attendant

The National Office is located in Canberra, ACT and offers employment opportunities in the following areas:

Human Resources
Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
Finance and Accounting
Workplace Health & Safety
Audit and Risk



- Hold Australian citizenship;
- Satisfactory National Criminal History Check;
- Satisfactory Working with Children Check, where applicable;
- Satisfactory Medical Assessment; and,
- Satisfactorily complete a Probation period.



A diverse and inclusive workplace, AHL offers great employment conditions including attractive remuneration packages, superannuation, salary sacrifice options and an opportunity for training and career advancement. AHL Salary Packaging Program includes a benefit of up to $15,900 per FBT year for mortgage, rent payments or living expenses, allowing staff to further reduce their tax payments, providing more net (take home) pay.

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified task

Non-ongoing opportunities may be offered for a period of up to 18 months.

Indigenous jobseekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is 'Identified', then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian people and/or involve interaction with Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

To Apply

Selection Documentation: Recruitment,
Position Contact: Recruitment, 02 6212 2079
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 PS45-Mon - 06 Nov 2017 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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