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:
- Questacon Gallery Assistant (APS Level 1) - Role Profile.pdf
- Questacon Assistant (APS Level 2) - Role Profile.pdf
- 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 8(1) of the 'Racial Discrimination Act 1975'. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
To ensure the Department is meeting the requirements of Section 8(1) successful candidates will be required to provide evidence that they are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person prior to being made an offer of employment. Acceptable evidence includes:
- a letter signed and executed by the Chairperson of an incorporated Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander organisation confirming that they are recognised as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person, or
- a confirmation of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent form executed by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander organisation.
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
For more information regarding this opportunity, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.-DNI
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 Diversity@industry.gov.au for a confidential discussion if you identify from any of these diverse backgrounds and would like to discuss this in more detail.
Please contact email@example.com 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