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Attorney-General Vacancy N.N. 10760353
Administrative Appeals Tribunal Closing date: Sunday, 13 October 2019
Job Title: Senior Tribunal Officer (expected vacancy)
Branch: Registry Operations
Section: Perth Registry
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $72,676 - $77,067
Location: Perth - WA
Classification: APS Level 5
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: Several Positions

Job Description


The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) is seeking Senior Tribunal Officers to work closely with our team leaders to manage the day-to-day work of the teams. This includes allocation and monitoring of work as well as contributing to continuous improvement of registry processes and procedures.

Senior Tribunal Officers provide ongoing guidance and support to their respective teams on AAT practices and procedures. They also provide subject matter expertise on-the-job training, quality assurance of work and providing performance feedback.

In addition to supporting the team, the role also manages a small complex case load and responds to enquiries from applicants, parties and their representatives. This involves conducting research, interpreting an applying legislation and exercising sound judgement.

Our ideal candidate has a commitment to providing high quality services to internal and external stakeholders; strong interpersonal and liaison skills and can organise and monitor team work priorities to meet deadlines.

More information about this position, the scope of the role, duties and selection criteria, is contained within the position description for this role, available from the Working at the AAT page of our website,


The AAT generally requires Australian citizenship as a condition of engagement. All employees who are engaged are required to undertake an Australian Federal Police Check. Employees who are engaged on an ongoing basis are required to undertake a health assessment.

Please note that applicants who do not provide a statement addressing the selection criteria will not progress to shortlisting. Responses should be a maximum of two pages total for selection criteria responses.


Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

Non-ongoing opportunity will be for 12 months with a possibility of extension up to 3 years.

An order of merit established through this selection process may be used to fill this or future vacancies on an ongoing or non-ongoing basis.

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: Tracey Freeman, (08) 6222 7271
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 PS39-Thu - 26 Sep 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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