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494816/AGD - 2021 - APS - Attorney-General's Department - Temporary Employment Register

Apply now Job no: 494816
Work type: Full-time and Part-time
Location: Adelaide, SA, Brisbane, QLD, Barton, ACT, Melbourne, VIC, Perth, WA, Sydney, NSW, Symonston, ACT, Darwin, NT, Canberra, ACT
Categories: APS Level 1, APS Level 2, APS Level 3, APS Level 4, APS Level 5, APS Level 6, APS Level 1-2 (Broadbanded), APS Level 5-6 (Broadbanded), Executive Level 1, Executive Level 2

Our Department

The Attorney-General's Department delivers programs and policies to maintain and improve Australia's law and justice framework, and to facilitate jobs growth through policies that promote fair, productive, flexible and safe workplaces. Through the Australian Government Solicitor, we also provide legal services to the Commonwealth, including legal advice and representation.

The department’s key strategic priorities are to:

  • Support the Attorney-General as First Law Officer, including by providing high-quality legal services to the Commonwealth.
  • Assist the Minister for Industrial Relations to foster and support safe, fair and productive workplaces.
  • Promote public-sector integrity and strong oversight of Commonwealth intelligence and law enforcement agencies.
  • Support a safe and secure Australia by delivering effective national security and criminal justice legislation.
  • Maintain an efficient and effective civil and criminal Commonwealth justice system, and work with international partners to strengthen cooperation and advance law and justice issues.
  • Enable a free society with balanced rights, freedoms and responsibilities.

The department operates in a diverse and complex environment to address challenging issues. We have a highly-skilled and engaged workforce involved in policy development and implementation and program administration. The department also has a large number of practicing lawyers, mainly within the Australian Government Solicitor group within the department.

Our future success is dependent on a workforce that is agile, diverse, outward looking, engages more effectively with risk, and responds flexibly to our changing environment.

Temporary Employment Register

The 2021 APS Temporary Employment Register is open for ongoing APS employees to register for a temporary mobility opportunity (Section 26 transfer) with the department by submitting their details and resume using our online recruitment system. The APS Temporary Employment Register enables the department to access appropriately skilled and experienced individuals at short notice for temporary employment opportunities.

You should indicate the areas of work you have expertise and experience in, the areas you are interested in and also your qualifications. Salaries for each classification are available in the Attorney-General's Department Enterprise Agreement, available on the department's website.

If you aren't an ongoing APS employee you may wish to apply for our 2021 - Temporary Employment Register.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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