Job vacancies

​​​​​​We offer a range of exciting employment opportunities in a number of different fields and locations, both in Australia and overseas.

There are a number of avenues available to gain employment within the department. Which will you choose?

We have more than 5000 staff working in offices, airports, mail centres, shipping ports, laboratories and abattoirs. We’re located in regional centres, rural communities and capital cities.

Our department develops and implements policies and programs to ensure Australia’s agricultural, fisheries, food and forestry industries remain competitive, profitable and sustainable. We also support the sustainable and productive management and use of rivers and water resources.

To get a flavour of just some of our exciting roles, take a look at our job profiles.

Contact us

P: 1800 900 090

For applicants

The following list of resources may assist you in applying for jobs with the Department of Agriculture.

Recruitment for Applicants – Fact Sheet DOCX [124 KB, 1 page]

Applying for jobs in the APS

Cracking the Code – how to apply

APS Jobs