Jobs at the Department of Jobs and Small Business

The Australian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business is responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces. Our vision is More Jobs. Great Workplaces.

What we do?

We collaborate with our stakeholders including employers, unions, employees, employment service providers, job seekers, the Australian public and other Commonwealth agencies. As policy advisers, we take into account broader economic, social and technological changes that will transform the way Australians work.

Who we are?

We are forward looking and strive to be innovative in everything we do. We are a workforce that is agile, resilient and productive because we understand that creating more jobs and great workplaces starts with us.

We are proud of the strong culture we have built, one that values inclusiveness and equal opportunity and we embrace the benefits of flexibility in our workplace. We are committed to building an environment that supports and embraces all elements of diversity. We encourage and welcome applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, LGBTIQ+ people, all genders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and mature age people. More information on diversity and inclusion at the department can be found on the department’s Diversity and Inclusion page. 

Workplace Adjustments 

The department provides workplace adjustments to allow candidates to participate in a selection process for roles at the department.

If you require any workplace adjustments, please indicate this in the Diversity section of your application form. We can then discuss your needs with you and offer alternative assessment methods where required. All requests for workplace adjustment will be considered and managed in consultation with the candidate. More information on workplace adjustments and accessibility at the department can be found on the department’s Diversity and Inclusion page.

View current Department of Jobs and Small Business Vacancies

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Department of Employment (now Department of Jobs and Small Business) Enterprise Agreement 2016-2019 

Further information is available on current vacancies, the Graduate Programme and Indigenous Australian Government Development Programme.