Questacon Casual Register (Affirmative Measures - Disability)

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Employment type: Casual
Location: Canberra
Categories: Questacon, APS Level 1, APS Level 2, APS Level 4

Why join our team?

At Questacon, we strive to promote greater understanding and awareness of science and technology within the community. We're committed to making that experience fun, interactive, and relevant. Our objective is to raise science awareness through a range of engaging and educational science and technology experiences. We achieve this by delivering a vibrant centre, with well targeted exhibitions, programmes and activities, underpinned by excellent customer service.

What we're looking for

We are seeking expressions of interest from eligible candidates for potential casual employment with our team. The employment opportunities cover a broad range of business areas and classifications, and include:

  1. Download File Questacon Gallery Assistant (APS Level 1) - Role Profile.pdf
  2. Download File Questacon Assistant (APS Level 2) - Role Profile.pdf
  3. Download File Questacon Learning Programs Presenter (APS Level 4) - Role Profile.pdf


To be eligible for employment in the APS and the department, applicants must be Australian Citizens.

Prior to commencing, successful applicants will be required to:

  • undergo a police check
  • undergo a Working with vulnerable people check; and
  • hold a current first aid certificate.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under Section 27 of the Australian Public Service Commissioner’s Directions 2016. This vacancy is open only to people with disability.

Successful applicants are required to provide evidence to confirm they are a person with disability. Evidence of disability is not to include information about the type of disability. Suitable evidence of a disability would be a certificate or letter from a registered medical practitioner. The following documents would also be acceptable:

• letter from a Disability Employment Service or jobactive provider
• letter from a secondary or tertiary institution disability services unit in relation to a recent student.

If the above documents are not available, a statutory declaration from the applicant can be accepted.

Sound like you? Apply now!

Your application must not contain any classified or sensitive information. This includes in your application responses, resume and any other documents. Applications containing classified information may not be considered by the selection panel.

You are required to complete your application online.

In no more than 750 words, provide a pitch explaining how your skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to this role and why you are the best candidate for the position. You should try and align your application to the job description.

You are also required to provide your current CV with your application. (CVs must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format). #L

Contact information

For more information regarding this opportunity, please email

Learn more about the department

The department’s Enterprise Agreement and policies provide for a flexible working environment to assist staff balance their work and home life. Staff and managers work together to balance the operating needs of the work unit with the needs of the individual. Options may include part time working arrangements, working from home or other arrangements as agreed by all parties.

The department is committed to a workplace culture that is respectful, inclusive, and diverse, where all employees have a sense of belonging and can bring their authentic whole selves to work every day. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, mature age, people with disability, culturally and linguistically diverse people and people of the LGBTIQA+ community, including transgender, gender diverse, and intersex people. Please contact our Inclusion and Capability team at for a confidential discussion if you identify from any of these diverse backgrounds and would like to discuss this in more detail.

Please contact or (02) 6276 1235 if you require assistance with your application. Alternatively please refer to our Applying for a position information.

Select the links on the left-hand side of the page for more useful information about a career with the department. #LI-DNP

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