Parliament of Australia
Australian Capital Territory
About the Department of Parliamentary Services
The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) supports the functions of the Australian Parliament and the work of Parliamentarians through the provision of professional services, advice and facilities, the ongoing maintenance of Australian Parliament House (APH); and ensuring the building, and the important activity that takes place within, are accessible.
Employing over 1,000 people, DPS works to deliver a diverse range of services including: security, reporting and broadcasting, library research, catering, visitor experience, art collections, building design integrity, Hansard, information technology and maintenance.
The Department also has corporate and administrative functions including Human Resources, to support a growing diverse workforce.
The Temporary Employment Register
This register is designed to establish a database of appropriately skilled and experienced individuals, who may, at short notice, be further assessed to fill temporary non-ongoing positions for up to 18 months. Non-ongoing (temporary) employment opportunities may be offered on a full time, part time or intermittent / irregular (casual) basis.
There is no guarantee that an offer of employment will be made whilst your application remains on the register. You will only be contacted regarding your application if a vacancy arises that matches your skills and experience.
Roles with in the Department of Parliamentary Services
Roles vary across all parliamentary service classification levels and may include the following:
• Executive Assistant
• Visitor Experience/Customer Service
• Art Services
• Hansard Editors and Transcribers
• Gym Instructors
• Human Resources
• Risk and Governance
• Information Technology
• Cyber Security
• Trade Maintenance
• Landscape Services
• Capital Works
• Library Research
• Library Collections and Databases
• Parliamentary Security
• Security Policy
Eligibility and/ or Job Specific Requirements
To be eligible for employment with DPS, applicants must;
• Be an Australian Citizen
• Satisfy a Nationally Coordinated Criminal history check
• Obtain and maintain a security clearance
• Satisfy a pre-employment medical check (if required)
• Satisfy other specific role conditions (if required)
DPS welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, mature age people, people from diverse backgrounds and people with a disability.
How to Apply
Applicants are invited to register their interest by completing the online application form. Please ensure you nominate your Temporary Employment Register ‘Area of Interest/s’ and ‘Classification bracket’.
You will be required to upload a current resume and provide a 300 word generic pitch stating why you are interested in working at DPS and what skills and experience you can bring to the department.
Important Registration Instructions:
When registering please create your account using your personal email address only. If you register through this site using your work or business email, any email notifications sent from this site could potentially be blocked.
To assist in selecting your preferred classification bracket, please refer to The APS Work Level Standards and Classification Guide.
Your registration for the DPS Temporary Employment Register will remain active until 11:30pm Wednesday, 30 June 2021 . After this time you will need to renew your registration by re-applying.
Name: DPS Recruitment
Phone Number: 02 6277 5200
Email: [email protected]
Conditions of Employment
Conditions of employment and rates of pay for non-SES DPS staff are specified in the Department of Parliamentary Services Enterprise Agreement 2017.
Section 22 of the Parliamentary Service Act 1999 requires that employees of the Parliamentary Service must be Australian citizens. If you are not an Australian citizen, you may still be considered for engagement on the condition that you are able to gain Australian Citizenship within a specified time. Failure to obtain citizenship within the timeframe could lead to termination of engagement.
Redundancy Benefit Recipient
If you have accepted a redundancy benefit, within the previous twelve months, from a Commonwealth employer (including the Parliamentary Service and the Australian Public Service), you cannot be employed by DPS until your exclusion period (the number of weeks for which you received a redundancy benefit) has expired. If you would like to discuss your eligibility, please contact DPS Recruitment on (02) 6277 5200 or via email [email protected]
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