Current vacancies

The National Archives of Australia is in the process of implementing a new e-recruitment system. Access to the previous system is no longer available. In the interim, applications should be submitted directly to the contact officer unless otherwise specified. We thank you for your patience during this time. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Human Resources team.

How to apply

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Please read the eligibility requirements for employment in the Australian Public Service.

Employment application form

When applying for a position at the National Archives of Australia, please fill out an application form and submit it with your application.

New electronic recruitment system

We are currently implementing a new electronic recruitment system. There are more employment opportunities than are listed below.


Project Communication Officer (APS Level 6, National Office)

As a member of the Preservation and Storage Construction Project Team, oversight all external and internal communications for the National Archives Preservation Facility (NAPF) in accordance with the Communications Strategy to ensure consistent and up to date information is provided to stakeholders throughout the planning and delivery of the project.

Closes: Close-of-business 26 August 2016

Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian citizens and be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance to Baseline level.

Location: National Office, Parkes, ACT

Please note: This is a Non-ongoing full time position is available until 30 June 2017.

Position reference: 32793

Please submit a full application addressing each selection criteria along with your employment application form and resume michael.boyle@naa.gov.au by the closing date.


Reference Officer (APS Level 4, State Office NSW)

Assist the Australian community to access the Archives collection by responding to remote reference inquiries or assisting visitors to the reading room.

Undertake access clearance tasks in accordance with the Archives Act 1983.

Closes: Close-of-business 26 August 2016

Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian citizens and be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance to Negative Vetting level 1.

Location: State Office, Chester Hill, NSW

Please note: This is a full time Non-ongoing position for 12 months with the possibility of extension.

Position reference: 30218

Please submit a full application addressing each selection criteria along with your employment application form and resume paul.wood@naa.gov.au by the closing date.


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