Employment opportunities

Careers at the Australian Transport Safety Bureau

Working as “one team”, we have created an operational environment where our greatest resource – our people – will more effectively bring to bear their collective wealth of core skills and attributes to improve transport safety across the aviation, rail and marine transport sectors.

The ATSB's purpose is to improve safety of, and public confidence in, aviation, marine and rail transport through:

  • independent investigation of transport accidents and other safety occurrences
  • safety data recording, analysis and research
  • fostering safety awareness, knowledge and action.

You must be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident to apply for an non-ongoing (temporary) or ongoing (permanent) position at the ATSB.

Should you require further assistance in terms of submitting your application, please contact our Recruitment Officer on 02 6122 1673 or via email to: recruitment@atsb.gov.au

Temporary Employment Register

Temporary Employment Register is open for candidates to register a general expression of interest (EOI). This register is for the ATSB to seek, attract, develop and retain a diverse, enthusiastic and high-performing workforce for temporary roles in the organisation. To help us in achieving this, we will maintain a register of interested applicants for use to fill temporary (non-ongoing) roles up to a maximum period of 18 months, with possible extension up to 3 years.

To register, you will need to submit a covering letter (application) via email to recruitment@atsb.gov.au and attach a current resume.

Applicants may be approached at short notice to fill positions for up to 18 months in the first instance and will depend on operational requirements. Applications submitted to the ATSB’s Temporary Employment Register will remain active until 30 June 2023.  

Please contact our recruitment team on recruitment@atsb.gov.au for enquiries or assistance with lodging your application.

The key duties of the position include:

Non-ongoing or temporary opportunities may be offered on a full-time, part-time or intermittent/irregular basis, depending on business requirements. The register may be used to fill positions at the APS4 to APS6 classifications. Positions may become available in the areas of:

  • Human Resources
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Administration
  • Communications
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Property             
  • Security
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Legal
  • Governance
  • Strategic Policy

Please note: this is a register of interest only. This application process does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made while your application remains on the register.  You will only be contacted regarding your application if a vacancy arises that matches your skills and experience. Your application will remain valid for 12 months.

Last update 24 June 2022