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Treasury Vacancy N.N. 10749792
Australian Bureau of Statistics Closing date: Sunday, 2 June 2019
Job Title: 2020 ABS Graduate Development Program
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $57,438 - $70,858
Location: Belconnen - ACT; Sydney - NSW; Melbourne - VIC; Brisbane - QLD; Adelaide - SA; Perth - WA
Classification: Graduate APS
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 19/Grad20 | Several Positions

Job Description


The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is recruiting approximately 90 graduates to join our 2020 Graduate Development Program. Graduates in the ABS come from a diverse range of disciplines and can work in one of seven streams:

* Economic Analysis
* Population and Social Statistics
* Methodology
* Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
* Corporate (Canberra only)
* Data Science
* Data Acquisition (Geelong only).

All ABS graduates are engaged as permanent employees on successful completion of the Graduate Development Program.

What we offer:

• competitive remuneration package $62,996 (plus 15.4% superannuation) for ICT stream graduates or $57,438 (plus 15.4% superannuation) for all other graduates
• strong emphasis on structured training and personal development opportunities
• on-the-job learning including projects, workshops, guest speakers and work specific events
• advancement after 9 months on successful completion of the program
• most of our successful graduates are offered a position in their ‘home’ state, but we cover your relocation costs if you are required to relocate
• we can usually offer an early start if you are available to commence work before the graduate program officially commences in February 2020
• flexible working conditions with FlexWorks – our program of flexible working arrangements which includes the opportunity to work from home.



To be eligible for the 2020 ABS Graduate Development Program you must:

• be an Australian Citizen when you submit your application
• have completed, or expect to complete, within the period 01/01/2015 – 31/12/2019, a minimum qualification of a three year Bachelor degree (recognised in Australia)
• be available to commence the formal program in February 2020.


This vacancy has been nominated for filling within the agency's graduate program. A graduate program is a structured, on the job program, designed to introduce graduates to an APS organisation. Successful applicants receive training and development, mentoring and on the job support.

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:

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

Selection Documentation:
Position Contact: National Recruitment Unit, 1800 675 125
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 PS19-Thu - 09 May 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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