Our new to work training scheme provides entry-level employment
opportunities to people seeking work in a corporate environment for the first
time who have limited education or work experience. The training scheme provides
employment, support and skills to people who have not had work of this type
If you have limited work experience or education, the new to
work training scheme is for you. As a new to work participant you will be
employed for up to 18 months in an entry-level role and you will undertake a
range of administrative tasks such as:
Our new to work teams are located at various sites around Australia.
If you are successful in getting a job with us you will be
employed for up to 18 months as a non-ongoing Australian Public Service (APS) level
1 employee. You will work on a range of administrative tasks, get the chance to
build on your skills and get valuable work experience in a supportive
The new to
work training scheme is designed to
provide opportunities to people who:
You must be an Australian citizen at the time you start
Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and people from diverse
cultural and linguistic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
You need to be medically fit to do the job and be of good
character. Before you start work, you will need to complete a pre-employment
integrity check, including a police clearance.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted about the next
phase of the selection process.
When short-listing applicants, we consider the applicant’s:
We use a number of selection processes and a mix of
assessment methods to assess an applicant’s suitability for the job. Assessment
methods we may use include:
A merit list may be formed from this recruitment process and
may be used to fill similar vacancies, if they occur. The order of merit may be
used for up to 12 months from when this job was advertised.
We fully consider all applications, using all available and
If you choose to be mentored, you will be matched with a
more senior employee based on your mutual experience and interests. Your mentor
can provide you with ongoing career support and development, and help you
prepare and apply for roles either in the ATO or elsewhere.
In addition to training in career foundation skills, you
will undergo a comprehensive corporate induction which introduces you to our
environment, work and people. You will also receive training for the role you
are being asked to perform. This may be in a formal setting or on-the-job.
For more information, refer to the About us section
or go to the ATO
Yes, to be eligible for employment in the ATO, you must be an Australian
citizen at the time you start work.
Late applications may not be considered.
You should first check if an acknowledgment was sent. You can view all emails
sent to you from e-Recruitment(external link). To do this, first log in, select My Profile, then My Emails. If your
acknowledgment is not shown, email the contact officer for the vacancy you
You are able to log into e-Recruitment(external link) and update your personal details at any
time. However, you cannot change other details in your application, such as your
employment and education history, your statement detailing your claims to the
positions or your site preferences (if relevant to the vacancy). If
there are significant issues that affect the information in your application,
you should email the contact officer for the vacancy you applied for.
It is a condition of employment in the ATO that you agree to have a criminal
history records check. You’ll be asked to provide information about yourself
and to give us the right to check any information you provide with relevant
authorities, such as the Australian Federal Police.
You may be contacted by phone, email or SMS about your progress. It is
important we have your updated details for all of these forms of communication
and that you check them on a regular basis. These details can be updated once
you log in to e-Recruitment(external link).