Current opportunities

See all current vacancies in the AAT.

We use a web-based e-recruitment system for lodging job applications. When applying online via the e-recruitment system for the first time, you will need to register and provide a valid email address. This generates an automatic email that will be sent to your nominated email address and contains a password allowing you to resume or review your job application. 

If you have any difficulties in accessing our webpages or in lodging your application, please contact the recruitment team by phone on (02) 9276 5547 or by email at recruitment@aat.gov.au.

When submitting an online application you will need to provide a written statement of claims against selection criteria. Your statements against each criterion should be clear, concise, relevant and generally no longer than half a page (approximately 400 words).

It is recommended that you check the job advertisements via the link on this page for any specific application instructions. You will also need to attach a current resume.

Please check the individual job advertisement for any specific job requirements.

Applications submitted electronically should be in Word, Rich Text or pdf format.

What sorts of jobs are available in the Tribunal?

Members of the Tribunal are statutory office holders appointed by the Governor-General. For information about member appointments, please contact the Attorney-General’s Department.

We also employ Commonwealth public servants under the Public Service Act 1999 who may be ongoing or non-ongoing. They perform a range of duties including:

  • management of the AAT's registries
  • conducting conferences
  • legal research
  • provision of client services and support services to Members.

We have offices in all states of Australia and the Australian Capital Territory.

The AAT is an equal opportunity employer which upholds the Australian Public Service employment principles and actively encourages a diverse and inclusive workplace.    

Job application

If you would like advice as to the progress of your application please contact the nominated contact officer for the position you have applied for.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for the next phase of the selection process. If you are selected for an interview you may be asked to provide two written referee reports that specifically address the selection criteria.

To those applicants who are not shortlisted, we extend our thanks for considering us as a potential employer. If you are not selected for interview or are unsuccessful, you will be advised once the recruitment process has been finalised.

If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment

Contact us through the National Relay Service