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Attorney-General Vacancy N.N. 10715746
Administrative Appeals Tribunal Closing date: Sunday, 19 November 2017
Job Title: Tribunal Officer
Division: AAT
Section: Registry
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $63,251 - $68,675
Location: Canberra - ACT
Classification: APS Level 4
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: Several Positions

Job Description


The Administrative Appeals Tribunal has a great opportunity for you to become an integral member of our Canberra Registry team as it progresses through a time of dynamic growth. We need experienced, energetic people with a ‘can do’ attitude and who have the drive and ability to work under general direction dealing with a variety of changing priorities and differing situations.

We currently have a number of positions available, which may be filled on an ongoing or non-ongoing basis. An order of merit established through this selection process may be used to fill future vacancies of an identical nature.

You will self-manage a high volume caseload in accordance with our service and performance standards and work in a team committed to delivering service excellence. Your typical day will include processing applications, facilitating the listing and conduct of conferences and hearings, responding to counter, telephone and electronic enquiries, and providing information to a large and diverse client base.

To be successful in this role you will be professional, organised, diligent and able to work independently. You will have excellent oral and written communication skills, be proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite and have the ability to quickly familiarise yourself with our customised databases. You will be a team player and engage with your colleagues to create a vibrant, committed and collaborative environment. You will have the ability to learn on the fly and the willingness and energy to pitch in and support the team to achieve results.

As a client service professional you will possess excellent listening skills and be able to identify issues and problem solve, and you will have the tenacity to follow things through to an optimum conclusion.

This is a great opportunity to diversify your skill base towards a career that will make a difference. You will receive attractive remuneration and be part of an organisation that is genuinely committed to delivering workplace diversity and inclusion.

Detailed information about this position, including the scope of the role, duties and selection criteria, is available from the position description on the Working at the AAT page of our website,



Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

Currently there are four ongoing and non-ongoing positions available. An Order of Merit established through this selection process may be used to fill future vacancies on an ongoing or non-ongoing basis. Non-ongoing opportunities will be offered for a specified term of up to 12 months with a possibility of extension.

About Administrative Appeals Tribunal 

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has offices located in all states of Australia and the Australian Capital Territory and provides independent review of a wide range of administrative decisions made by the Australian Government, some non-government bodies and the Norfolk Island Government.

On 1 July 2015 the Migration Review Tribunal, Refugee Review Tribunal and Social Security Appeals Tribunal were merged with the AAT. The amalgamated AAT comprises a number of Divisions: Social Services and Child Support, Migration and Refugee, and General and Other.

The AAT is an equal opportunity employer which upholds the APS employment principles and actively encourages a diverse and inclusive workplace.

To Apply

Position Contact: Anne Balcomb, 02 6243 4616
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 PS46-Fri - 10 Nov 2017 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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