As a Public Servant in the Department of Defence your career is limitless. With over 16,000 civilians currently employed Australia wide, Defence offers dynamic public service Careers across our diverse and unique internal groups and Agencies.
A career in the Department of Defence public service contributes to the Departments mission of national and internal significance, enabling the Australian Defence Force’s three services Navy, Army and Air Force, to do their job.
Our workforce is incredibly varied and includes intelligence analysts, engineers, policy advisors, IT specialists, graphic designers, social workers, lawyers, accountants and administrative support. Apply your unique background and experiences with a career in Defence.
Discover where you best fit and find out what Defence has to offer.
There’s endless career paths and internal mobility with us. Your career could take you across numerous groups and Agencies and cover almost every job type.
We know you’re more than your job and we want you to be able to do, see and experience everything you want with great leave entitlements.
We want you to know you’re valued in our workforce, so we’re committed to ensuring your contribution is recognised.
Supportive Work Environments
Work life balance and flexibility are built into how we operate. At every level there’s opportunities for your career to suit your lifestyle.