Current vacancies

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Assistant Director Learning and Visitor Experience (Executive Level 1, National Office)

The Assistant Director Learning and Visitor Experience is responsible for visitor experience, public and school education programs. The National Archives is looking for a passionate and committed manager with demonstrated experience in leading a dynamic team, delivering learning projects and quality visitor services in a museum environment.

Closes: 3 August 2016

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

Location: Parkes, ACT

Note: This is a Non-ongoing, full-time position from 12 August 2016 to 16 January 2017 with possibility of extension.

Position reference: 31045

Applicants must address the selection criteria in a statement of claims of no more than two pages. This statement should outline the skills and relevant experience you would bring to the role against each criteria and be submitted along with the employment application form to the contact officermargaret.fleming@naa.gov.au by the closing date.

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NAPF Relocation Quality Assurance Officer (APS level 3, Chester Hill, NSW)

The NAPF Relocation Quality Assurance Officer will provide quality assurance and oversight of the NAPF relocation activities at Chester Hill, Sydney.

Closes: Close-of-business 26 July 2016

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

Location: State Office, Chester Hill, NSW

Please note: This is a Non-ongoing, full-time position until 31 May 2017.

Position reference: 32799

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

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Project Management Officer (APS Level 6, National Office)

As a member of the Preservation and Storage Construction Project Team, assist in the project management and delivery of three major capital works projects, the construction of the NAPF, defects liability period of the upgrade of the Chester Hill facility in Sydney and refurbishment of the Archives’ Mitchell facility, or equivalent storage, in accordance with the Prince 2 Methodology, Commonwealth policies and guidelines, particularly procurement and Gateway review processes.

Closes: Close-of-business 26 July 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 until 30 June 2017.

Position reference: 32630

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

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