Submit your application

Each vacancy has different requirements so ensure that you read the How to Apply section of the advertisement prior to submitting your application.

Prepare all required documents

Check the job ad for what you must include in your submission. As part of your submission, you may be asked to include a:

  1. Written response (be sure to provide it in the format required)
  2. Resumé /Curriculum Vitae
  3. Supporting documents, such as referee reports or copies of qualifications, registrations or licences.

To ensure the selection panel can view your documents, please make sure written responses, resume/CVs, referee reports or copies of supporting documents have been saved in either Microsoft Word format (.doc, .docx), Portable Document Format (.pdf) or Rich Text Format (.rtf).

Hard copy Microsoft Word application coversheets provided in the advertisement must be saved in Microsoft Word format. Other formats may not be readable, requiring documents to be converted and resubmitted.

How to submit your application

Please check carefully the How to Apply section of the advertisement and follow the instructions about where to submit your application. Each vacancy has different requirements and submission methods. If you are applying for more than one job, submit these applications separately. If you require help, please contact Shared Services by calling (02) 6207 9000 during business hours (AEST).

Note: You should immediately receive an auto-reply acknowledgement email once you submit your application online. If you do not, please call Shared Services on (02) 6207 9000 during business hours. Submissions made direct to a contact officer are not auto-receipted.

Closing times

Your application must be submitted by the advertised closing date. All positions close at 11:59pm on the day of closing unless otherwise stated in the ad.

Extensions to submit may be granted under special circumstances at the discretion of the contact officer, however this should be arranged prior to the close date and should be referenced in your submission.

Late applications can be submitted by completing the Late Application Form except for positions with Canberra Health Services and Calvary. Your application will be marked late to the selection panel if submitted through the Late Application Form. For Canberra Health Services and Calvary roles please discuss how to submit a late application with the contact officer.

What happens next?

The Selection Committee commences a selection process. Enquiries about progress of the selection process and your application should be directed to the contact officer from the ad.