GAZ - APS6 - ACT/NSW/VIC/QLD/WA/SA/TAS - Immigration Group - Various positions

Job Req ID

Home Affairs - 132601






APS Level 6 - $90,199.00 and $103,770.00 plus 15.4% super (part time pro-rata)


Employment Type

Ongoing (Permanent), Full-time / Part-time 


Flexible work

Flexible arrangements considered 


Contact Officer 


Applications close on 23/07/2024 at 11:59pm AEST (midnight) - Late applications will not be accepted.


About our opportunity


This process is being used to fill multiple vacancies. A merit pool will be established and used to fill similar vacancies for up to 18 months. 

For further information about the opportunity, please refer to the Candidate Care Pack.


About Immigration Group 


Immigration Group is responsible for administering Australia's Permanent and Temporary Migration Programs, people smuggling policy and implementation, and the Refugee and Humanitarian Program and Settlement Programs. The Group delivers status resolution in detention and the community, and manages the Department's client facing services and information services. It also provides policy advice on national impacts of migration, citizenship, people mobility, and delivers citizenship, social cohesion and multicultural programs. The Group also leads on implementing Government's proposed policy shifts needed to reform the migration system.


Please visit our website for more information about the Department of Home Affairs.



Our ideal candidate


Please ensure you have read the Candidate Care Pack, which includes the full details of the opportunity, job roles, eligibility and how to apply.


Our ideal candidates will have a passion for public service, and a commitment to integrity. They will have a broad skill set that allows them to work under limited direction to assist in the everyday management of operations or programs. They must:

  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Have the ability to lead teams including managing workflows and develop and build capacity of team members
  • Show initiative and demonstrate strong decision making skills
  • Willingly engage with key stakeholders to identify opportunities, achieve outcomes and facilitate cooperation.


Duties and responsibilities


Please refer to the Candidate Care Pack, which includes the full details of the opportunity, job roles, eligibility and how to apply.   



How to apply


Submit your application and CV through the Home Affairs’ recruitment system (ourPeople) before the closing date on 23/07/2024 at 11:59pm (midnight) AEST  – Late applications will not be accepted.

As part of your application you will be required to submit a one-page applicant response document in relation to the advertised role, outlining:


  • How your skills, knowledge, and experience match our ideal candidate profile while referring to the APS6 core capabilities as listed under the Assessment Process in the Candidate Care Pack.
  • Why you are interested in working in Immigration Group and what you can offer us
  • Any specific examples or achievements that demonstrate your ability to achieve results.

 For further information, please refer to the Candidate Care Pack.


Applicant response documents must be a minimum 11pt font in MSWord or PDF format, include your full name and the Requisition Number – 132601 in the document footer. Note that if your application exceeds the one-page limit, only page one will be reviewed as part of your application assessment.


Prior to preparing your response it is recommended you review the Work Level standards relevant to the classification you are applying to. It may also be useful to refer to the Integrated Leadership Systems information relevant to the classification.

Eligible candidates will be invited to complete an online capability assessment. This could measure Cognitive Aptitude, Personality or, Emotional Intelligence.


It is strongly encouraged that all potential candidates complete the following sample assessments to gain a clear understanding of the requirements:


For more information about Criteria aptitude testing including tips on how to prepare please visit





To be eligible for the position you must be an Australian Citizen.


The successful candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a Baseline Vetting (AGSVA) security clearance and an Employment Suitability Clearance (ESC).


Diversity and inclusion


The Department is committed to workforce diversity and applicants who are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, come from a diverse cultural or linguistic background or have a disability are encouraged to apply.


RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information visit:


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The Department of Home Affairs offers an attractive remuneration package, including salary, superannuation benefits and flexible working conditions appropriate to the level of the position.


The Department may provide relocation assistance to eligible APS employees required to relocate. The level of assistance will vary depending on the reason for relocating and your personal circumstances. For further information please enquire with the contact officer listed in the advertisement.


Information about employment and advice on how to apply for vacancies can be obtained from the Department’s website at


Candidates should be aware that in roles where vaccination against COVID-19 is required by public health orders/directions or other legislation proof of vaccination will be required. If a candidate is not fully vaccinated or is unwilling to be vaccinated within a reasonable time period, they may not be offered that role.