Temporary Employment Register - NEMA (ACT/QLD)

Who can apply:

Please note this opportunity is available to current Australian Public Service employees and all eligible members of the community.


National Emergency Management Agency:
Be part of something bigger: contribute to building a secure Australia that is prosperous, open and united.
Join a connected team of professionals, where you can be your authentic self; grow your career while making time for all parts of your life.


About the National Emergency Management Agency:

National Emergency Management Agency, helping communities in times of emergency while preparing Australia for future disasters. Actively engaging with State and Commonwealth entities with relief, recovery, reconstruction, risk reduction and resilience.


Who are we looking for:

We seek to attract, develop and retain a diverse, enthusiastic and high-performing workforce. To help us in achieving this, we maintain a register of applicants interested in employment with us to fill future vacancies quickly.


We look for people who are:

  • Effective leaders

  • Committed to community engagement and protection.

  • Committed to client service and responsive to requests

  • High level of written and oral communication skills.

  • Well-developed research, analysis and problem-solving skills.

  • Able to apply frameworks and principles through critical thinking

  • Ability to work effectively in a team and manage relationships and workloads.


Non-ongoing or temporary employment opportunities may be offered on a full-time, part-time or intermittent/irregular (casual) basis depending on business needs and requirements.


Non-ongoing opportunities will be offered for a specified term up to 18 months.


Your registration will remain active until 31 January 2024. After this time you will need to submit a new expression of interest by reapplying.


Further Information:

For further information about working in the Agency, visit our Careers and Recruitment page.


How to apply:

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 System information relevant to the classification. You are required to submit your application in the online recruitment system (ourPeople).

As part of your application, you will need to provide:

  • Your CV
  • Details of two referees
  • A copy of your qualification if required
  • Include your full name and the Requisition Number - 126574 in the footer of any documents being uploaded.


Eligibility and Specific Conditions of Employment

To be eligible to work with the NEMA you must:

  • Be an Australian Citizen
  • Fulfil the Agency’s minimum requirements by satisfactorily answering all screening questions during the application process
  • Obtain and maintain the required AGSVA clearance
  • Satisfy a probation period
  • Undergo a health assessment (if applicable).


Technical Assistance

If you are experiencing problems submitting your application online, please email the nature of the issues you are experiencing to Recruitment including screen captures if necessary. A response will be sent during business hours.


Remuneration: The Agency offers an attractive remuneration package, including salary, superannuation benefits and flexible working conditions appropriate to the level of the position.

If you have identified as having a disability, please indicate whether you require any support throughout the selection process. For further information please contact Recruitment.

If you will not have access to your agency email during the process of this requisition, please advise the contact officer and provide alternate contact information.